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The Critical Skills Classroom. Erin M. Hunter River Valley Technical Center Peter R. Eppig Antioch University New England. (c) Antioch University New England, 2009. What are the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that people need in order to be successful in life?.

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The critical skills classroom
The Critical Skills Classroom

Erin M. Hunter

River Valley Technical Center

Peter R. Eppig

Antioch University New England

(c) Antioch University New England, 2009


What are the knowledge skills and dispositions that people need in order to be successful in life
What are the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that people need in order to be successful in life?


The Skills and Dispositions need in order to be successful in life?

The Fundamental Dispositions

˛ ownership

˛ self-direction

˛ quality work

˛ ethical character

˛ curiosity and wonder

˛ community

The Critical Skills

˛ problem solving

˛ decision making

˛ critical thinking

˛ creative thinking

˛ communication

˛ organization

˛ collaboration

˛ leadership


Global survival skills
Global Survival Skills need in order to be successful in life?

  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving

  • Collaboration across Networks

  • Agility & Adaptability

  • Initiative & Entrepreneurialism

  • Effective Oral & Written Communication

  • Accessing & Analyzing Information

  • Curiosity & Imagination

The Global Achievement Gap, Tony Wagner, 2008


21st century skills
21st Century Skills need in order to be successful in life?

* Creativity and Innovation

Think Creatively

Work Creatively with Others

Implement Innovations

* Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Reason Effectively

Use Systems Thinking

Make Judgments and Decisions

Solve Problems

* Communication and Collaboration

Communicate Clearly

Collaborate with Others

*Life and Career Skills

Flexibility & Adaptability

Initiative & Self Directions

Social & Cross-Cultural Skills

Productivity & Accountability

Leadership & Responsibility

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills

http://www.21stcenturyskills.org


Why the critical skills classroom
Why the Critical Skills Classroom? need in order to be successful in life?

  • Instruction that engages and inspires teachers and students.

  • An intentional way of targeting specific capacities in your students.

  • A new paradigm for rigor.

  • A meaningful way to build strong, collaborative learning communities.


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The Critical Skills Classroom need in order to be successful in life?

  • Collaborative Learning

  • Problem-Based Learning

  • Experiential Learning

  • Outcome-Driven Learning


Collaborative learning
Collaborative Learning need in order to be successful in life?

Community

Collaboration

Cooperation

Trust

Communication

Knowledge


Problem based learning place based learning
Problem Based Learning need in order to be successful in life?(Place Based Learning)

Real World Problem

Scenario

Increasing Complexity, Authenticity, "Messiness," Student Responsibility

Academic Challenge

Task


Experiential learning
Experiential Learning need in order to be successful in life?


Outcome driven learning
Outcome Driven Learning need in order to be successful in life?

  • Essential Knowledge

  • Critical Skills

  • Fundamental Dispositions


The skills and dispositions
The Skills and Dispositions need in order to be successful in life?

The Fundamental Dispositions

˛ ownership

˛ self-direction

˛ quality work

˛ ethical character

˛ curiosity and wonder

˛ community

The Critical Skills

˛ problem solving

˛ decision making

˛ critical thinking

˛ creative thinking

˛ communication

˛ organization

˛ collaboration

˛ leadership


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The Critical Skills Classroom need in order to be successful in life?

Collaborative Learning

Experiential Learning

The Critical Skills Classroom

Problem Based Learning

Place Based Learning

Outcome Driven Learning


What happens in a critical skills classroom
What happens in a Critical Skills Classroom ? need in order to be successful in life?


Students in a critical skills classroom
Students in a need in order to be successful in life?Critical Skills Classroom...

  • Frequently work as learning teams

  • Regularly engage in solving problems

  • Make public exhibitions of their learning

  • Systematically reflect on what they are doing & learning

  • Focus on standards of quality for their work (products, processes and understandings)

  • Take shared responsibility and ownership of their learning and for the classroom community


Teachers in a critical skills classroom
Teachers in a need in order to be successful in life?Critical Skills Classroom...

  • Model, guide, coach, & support the learning process

  • Design learning activities that are engaging, contextual, and carefully built on one another

  • Intentionally target the critical skills, dispositions, and essential knowledge to guide the classroom culture, curriculum, & assessment


Critical skills institute
Critical Skills Institute need in order to be successful in life?

  • Experiential immersion in a Critical Skills Classroom

  • Under the guidance and leadership of two experienced Master Teachers

  • Up to 24 participants

  • Best if participants come as a team

  • On-site and online follow-up available

  • Capacity building: Level II and Leadership Development


The level i institute
The Level I Institute need in order to be successful in life?

* Developing the classroom as a collaborative, problem- solving community

* Using the experiential learning cycle to support student learning

* Setting and maintaining criteria for quality work

* Targeting the Critical Skills alongside the curriculum

* Turning curriculum into different types of problems to solve that provide a meaningful context for learning

* Using simple performance-based assessment tools

* Planning & structuring student exhibitions of learning

* Guiding student reflection and debriefing processes


For acte presentation http antiochcriticalskills wordpress com for more information
For need in order to be successful in life?ACTE Presentationhttp://antiochcriticalskills.wordpress.com/For More Information

www.antiochne.edu/acsr/criticalskills

Challenge Bank

Tools for Teachers

Research on the Model

Institute Registration


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