21 st Century Content and Context. How will I ever use this in the real world?. 21 st Century Content and Context. How will I ever use this in the real world?. WELCOME BACK. Welcome Back!. Essential Question.
21st Century Skills Framework
21st Century Content
21st Century Context
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RIGOR / RELEVANCE FRAMEWORK
Adapted from W. Daggett
Create and market a signature sauce based on French cuisine for a new seafood restaurant
Research the origin of French sauces
Measure ingredients accurately for a bechamel sauce
List the types of sauces used in French cuisine
Analyze the cost and efficiency of using “green” wall products for use in the interior renovation of a 1970’s ranch style home. Present your recommendations to the home owner
Research types of wall finishes and categorize according to construction cost
List the steps in installing dry wall
Apply “mud” to dry wall seams
(Adapted from CORD)
(Adapted from CORD)
Develop family medical histories
Write a proposal to study health issue of personal or community concern
Keep a research log
Produce a newsletter
Develop lesson plan and materials for underserved population
Present to real audience
Memo to Family Practice Physician staff about excess staff absenteeism due to illness
As a member of hospital ethics committee you must contribute to an oral presentation regarding continuing life support.
Researchers found that students’ scores on standardized tests and alternative assessments were higher if their classes involved work that resembled real situations. Newmann, U. of Wisconsin
Adapted from: Real Learning, Real Work: School-to-Work as High School Reform, Adria Steinberg.
You are a (insert a real-world role). You are faced with (insert a problem). You must (insert what must be done to solve the problem). Once you have decided on a course of action, you will (insert an opportunity for presentation to an authentic audience).
Role – What is the writer’s role? reporter, observer, eyewitness
Audience – Who will be reading this writing? teacher, editor, tv public, web viewer
Format – What is the best way to present this writing? Letter, article, report , poem
Topic – What is subject? Famous mathematician, a worker, a reaction to a specific event?
RAFT tests and alternative assessments were higher if their classes involved work that resembled real situations.
Just as project-based learning fundamentally alters the curriculum, it also requires a more comprehensive form of assessment to evaluate student performance.
Student portfolios, oral presentations, journals, and multimedia reports provide a clearer picture of student achievement. Performance assessment is
"real-life" assessment -- the way adults are judged in society and in the workplace.
Conclusion curriculum, it also requires a more comprehensive form of assessment to evaluate student performance.