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The New Jargon, 21st Century Skills--What Are They Really?
Facilitator: Toby Fischer
Integration Coach for 21st Century Learning
Upper Arlington City Schools
2 ways to actively participate in today's session--Go ahead and test them both out!
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Answer our text message polls (see the first one below)
Question 1: What would you like to learn about 21st Century Skills?
live audience poll
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Question 2: What are the biggest changes in our society over the last 25-30 years?
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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!
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"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
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
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