21st Century Learning Skills Teacher Resources
Prepare learners to be critical thinkers and community leaders with lessons on career education, the research process, student leadership, study skills, and character education.
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Inspiration: Concept Map Creation
Concept mapping allows learners to visually display their research. Bring this skill into the 21st century with a lesson demonstrating the educational software program, Inspiration. While the lesson is useful independently, it is really intended to guide learners through the program.
6th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 73 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Inspiration: Comparison Analysis
Spanning virtually all subjects, this digital approach to Venn diagrams gives compare and contrast a 21st century spin! Written specifically as a guide to Inspiration Software, but the visuals make it useful even without access to this program.
6th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 144 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Engineering Inspirations from Nature
With James Cameron's DEEPSEA CHALLENGER expedition as an example, engaged engineering middle schoolers learn about biomimicry and how engineers can imitate processes in nature to design new technology. They experiment with temperature on marshmallows, access the intriguing WebEcoist website, and conduct research on biomimicry.
6th - 8th Technology & Engineering 16 Views 18 Downloads
CCC: Credible sources, Creative Commons Images, and Citing Your Sources
As part of a unit devoted to the study of autobiographies, this one-day library session focuses on developing research skills. Class members locate and properly cite a sketch of a Creative Commons image, as well as record the call numbers for two credible and related print resources found in the library.
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills 28 Views 61 Downloads
New Review Honesty and Integrity
What are the benefits of kindness and integrity? When is it difficult to be honest? Through discussion, writing, and hands-on experiences, your young learners will consider the definitions and importance of having honesty and integrity in life.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 15 Views 5 Downloads
Roman Holiday in Google Earth
Students plan an itinerary for an educational trip to Rome. For this research skills lesson, students use Google Earth to conduct research for their project in their travel teams. Students also set up blogs to share their progress through the project.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History 15 Views 48 Downloads
21st Century Social Skills
Explore communication techniques by using the latest video technology. In this special education lesson, students create a video discussing their own social goals for the future. Students utilize Flip Video cameras to document their behavior (autistic, and social anxiety disorders) and analyze ways to work through their disadvantages.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 38 Views 134 Downloads
George Washingon: A Responsible Family Man?
Young researchers travel back in time, using research to identify George Washington's skills as a national leader and family man. Pick and choose from these steps to get a solid outline for a instructional activity on primary sources and research.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 7 Views 11 Downloads
Written and Oral Presentation of Country Project
Pupils research a given country, compile the information, and write a final report. Individuals then use their research to write speeches which they present to the class. Note: Technology is incorporated into the process, making this a good resource for 21st Century learning skills.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 20 Views 168 Downloads
New Review PD Course: SAMR Basics
Integrate technology into your everyday classroom activities by following the SAMR Model. Rich and Jennifer lead you through each level of the model (substitution, augmentation, modification, and redefinition), and provide tips for implementing SAMR Model principles in your curriculum.
16 mins K - 12th Classroom Support 3 Views 1 Download
The Future of Communication: Broadband Expansion and New Technology
The National Broadband Plan, an effort to assure that every school, library, hospital, and home in the US would have high-speed Internet access, is the focus of a unit that examines the value and implications of such a plan. Groups look at the influence of the Internet on populist and political movements, investigate issues, and create presentations.
7th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 21 Downloads
In Case of Emergency
A natural disaster could strike at any time: do your learners know the school and community emergency plans? Start the school year by honing research and speaking skills in a practical way with this preparedness lesson. Youngsters examine possible natural disasters for their area (could incorporate science) and investigate plans in the event of one happening.
4th - 7th Language Arts 15 Views 16 Downloads
New Review Youth Emergency Preparedness
In case of an emergency, try out this short unit! Prepare your youngsters for disasters with a set of activities that will teach them what emergencies are, how to prepare for them, and what to do when they experience them. This intricate plan has everything you need to make sure your pupils are ready for any disaster.
K - 2nd Science 26 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Bill of Rights and Supreme Court Cases Project
Social media and United States history combine as your young historians design a Facebook page for two major defendants of landmark Supreme Court cases. The resource includes a detailed rubric for research and page design, as well as a sample Facebook page for Clarence Earl Gideon in the case of Gideon v.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
People and Whales: A History
Whales and people have had a long and sordid history. To understand the impact that biological populations have had on each other, learners conduct research on specific topics related to the whale industry. They use their findings to create Glogs, which are interactive posters that include text, animation, and illustration.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 39 Views 35 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Feeling On Display
Many teen girls and boys experience great pressure to keep up online appearances. Work together as a class to consider the effect of photos on social networking sites, and invite your learners to reflect on such important concepts as double standards and judgment.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 31 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review The Rise of Totalitarianism, the Start of World War II and the US Response
How did totalitarian regimes, in places like Russia, Italy, Germany, and Japan, come to power after World War I? Your young historians will participate in a jigsaw activity and then analyze the response of the United States to the rise of these regimes by debating as either isolationists or interventionists.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable