Facilitator: Toby Fischer

Integration Coach for 21st Century Learning

Upper Arlington City Schools

Email: fischer39@yahoo.com

Website: www.CreatingLearners.com

2 ways to actively participate in today's session--Go ahead and test them both out!

  1. Chat with the people in the room
  2. Answer our text message polls (see the first one below)

Question 1: What would you like to learn about 21st Century Skills?

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Question 2: What are the biggest changes in our society over the last 25-30 years?

Question 3: What are the 3 most important skills our students need to develop in order to address these changes?

Put your tables answer in the backchannel.

After you answer read the article linked below!


Click here to read the Article "It's not About the Technology" by Kelly Hines.

After you finish reading, reflect on the article at your table. You can use the following as guiding questions for your reflection.

  • What is the message?

  • How does this message effect my teaching practices?

  • What changes do I see that need to be made?

Kelly Hines' follow up post Or is it About the Technology
Related Article: It’s Not About the Tools. It’s About the Skills

Kelly Hines' Classroom Wiki

The California Propositions Public Services Announcement Project from the Metropolitan Arts and Technology High School, an Envision school in San Francisco, California. (Courtesy of the Pearson Foundation.)
a. Overview of the project
b. Skill-by-skill descriptions

How can we be Purposeful and Intentional in building these skills in our students?

How do we Change the World?
Chris Lehmann at TedxNYED

UA School District PD - Ken Kay presentation.pdf