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21st Century Skills and you......

Everyone keeps talking about these 21st century learning skills that our students are supposed to be developing throughout their education. But,,,, how can we teach them if we haven't even developed them?? And what exactly are they?

Partnership for 21st Century Skills describe them as a set of abilities that students need to develop in order to succeed in the information age.

They break it down into 3 types:

Learning Skills

  • Critical Thinking
  • Creative Thinking
  • Collaborating
  • Communicating

Literacy Skills

  • Information Literacy
  • Media Literacy
  • Technology Literacy

Life Skills

  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Social Skills
  • Productivity
  • Leadership

But what do these skills mean, and how are we going to master them so that we can prepare our students with a 21st Century learning environment!

Take minute to learn more from this valuable resource.

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Boyd ISD 2015 Goal: Create a Smore modeling 21st century activities.

Create a smore of your own showing and sharing how you have completed each task on the "21 Things Every 21st Century teacher should do."

You can team up and create a smore as a small group (no more than 3) or do an individual smore!! Have fun!