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LEARNING FOR THE 21 st CENTURY. Archived Information. introduction to the partnership. Founding Members: AOL, Apple, Cable in the Classroom,Cisco Systems, Dell, Microsoft, NEA, SAP Key Partners: US Department of Education, Appalachian Technology in Education Consortium (ATEC)

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Learning for the 21 st century
LEARNING FOR THE 21st CENTURY

Archived Information

High School Leadership Summit 10/8/2003


introduction to the partnership

Founding Members:

AOL, Apple, Cable in the Classroom,Cisco Systems, Dell, Microsoft, NEA, SAP

Key Partners:

US Department of Education, Appalachian Technology in Education Consortium (ATEC)

Strategic Partners:

ISTE, COSN, SETDA, Tech Corps

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Mission
Mission

Introduction to the partnership

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills is a public-private partnership organized to create an overall vision of how 21st century skills can be incorporated into K-12 education.

Objectives

* Define a framework and create a common language for understanding and promoting 21st Century Skills

* Provide education leaders with tools, examples and strategies for action

* Build consensus in the public and private sectors with public education campaign to promote 21st Century Skills

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Why are 21 st century skills important
why are 21st century skills important?

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1. Students (today’s education faces irrelevance unless we are able to bridge the gap between how students live and how students learn)2. Workforce (“The average person will change jobs nine times by the time he or she is 32.” Elaine Chao, US Secretary of Labor)

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3. Relationship to no child left behind (NCLB) 1. Emphasizes student achievement and requires assessments in core subjects.2. Skills are to be integrated into core subjects. 3. Requires that every student be technologically literate by 8th grade. 4. States, schools and districts can incorporate a broad vision of the 21st century skills into their NCLB framework.

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What are 21 st century skills
what are 21st century skills?

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1. Core Subjects (reading, math, science,etc.)2. Learning Skills (thinking, problem solving skills; information and communication skills; self interpersonal and self direction skills) 3. 21st Century Tools (information and communication technologies such as computers, networking, audio, video and other multimedia tools)

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4. 21st Century Content (global awareness; financial, economic and business literacy; civic literacy)5. 21st Century Context (make content relevant to students’ lives; bring the world into the classroom; provide authentic learning experiences)6. Assessment (measure both core subjects and 21st century skills; classroom assessment strengthened and integrated with instructional process to reinforce learning)

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Partnership model
partnership model

what are 21st century skills?

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What is the mile guide for 21 st century skills
what is the MILE GUIDE for 21st century skills?

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Mile guide online

MILE GUIDE: onlineMilestones for Improving Learning and Education in the 21st Century

Mile Guide Online

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Partnership for 21 st century skills
Partnership for 21st Century Skills

www.21stcenturyskills.org

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