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Framework for 21st Century Learning

Framework for 21st Century Learning
P21's Framework for 21st Century Learning was developed with input from teachers, education experts, and business leaders to define and illustrate the skills and knowledge students need to succeed in work, life and citizenship, as well as the support systems necessary for 21st century learning outcomes. It has been used by thousands of educators and hundreds of schools in the U.S. and abroad to put 21st century skills at the center of learning. The P21 Framework represents both 21st century student outcomes (as represented by the arches of the rainbow) and support systems (as represented by the pools at the bottom). Tweet the Framework While the graphic represents each element distinctly for descriptive purposes, P21 views all the components as fully interconnected in the process of 21st century teaching and learning. 21st Century Student Outcomes 1. Mastery of fundamental subjects and 21st century themes is essential for students in the 21st century. 2. 3. 4. 21st Century Support Systems

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The 6 C`s of Education for the 21st Century - Infogram, charts & infographics The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn. CRITICAL THINKING allows the individual to manage information. Information presented in a multitude of forms from a variety of media. Revisions to No Child Left Behind Attempt to Define Education Technology Weighing in at an overbearing 1,059 pages on November 30, 2015, the proposed revisions to No Child Left Behind (NCLB)—collectively dubbed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)—are a tough bull to ride. (We surely hope our senators—or their aides—are reading it carefully!) The Washington Post has a summary of the mammoth bill, which proposes to return more power and authority over education to the states.

10 skills great to have on your résumé right now The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Andrey_Popov/ Shutterstock Digital transformation strategy See the related infographic. View an interactive dashboard of the 2015 study data, categorized by industry. About the research To understand the challenges and opportunities associated with the use of social and digital business, MIT Sloan Management Review, in collaboration with Deloitte, conducted its fourth annual survey of more than 4,800 business executives, managers and analysts from organizations around the world. The survey, conducted in the fall of 2014, captured insights from individuals in 129 countries and 27 industries and involved organizations of various sizes.

National Education Technology Plan The National Education Technology Plan provides a vision of transformational learning experiences powered by technology that can shrink long-standing equity and accessibility gaps. Joseph South, Director, Office of Educational Technology The National Education Technology Plan is the flagship educational technology policy document for the United States. The 2016 Plan, Future Ready Learning: Reimagining the Role of Technology in Education, articulates a vision of equity, active use, and collaborative leadership to make everywhere, all-the-time learning possible. While acknowledging the continuing need to provide greater equity of access to technology itself, the plan goes further to call upon all involved in American education to ensure equity of access to transformational learning experiences enabled by technology.

10 things Teachers Want in Professional Development sketch by @SylviaDuckworth While on Twitter today this graphic caught my eye. It was posted by @MindShiftKQED linking to an article on their blog. The sketch itself was created by Sylvia Duckworth and it definitely caught my attention. I began to think about the kinds of professional learning we offer at Powerful Learning Practice and asked myself if we were honoring what teachers want.

Growth Mindset: Personal Accountability and Reflection I am an adjunct faculty for several teacher education and educational technology programs. I have been so for a few decades. During that time I have noticed the changing nature of student behaviors and expectations regarding their class projects and assignments. Students seem to expect perfect grades for not so perfect work. 21 education technology recommendations for 2016 And in order to illustrate some of the plan’s main ideas and recommendations, it includes examples of how technology, when used appropriately, can transform education. Those examples, the report notes, are backed by “rigorous evidence as well as emerging innovations.” Here’s what the Education Department recommends, in our own words: 1. Create an anywhere, anytime learning environment that’s equally accessible to all students. 2. Incorporate learning science design principles into ed tech resources. 3.

Our SIG Day speakers – Jane Spiro Our TDSIG Day at the IATEFL Annual Conference in Glasgow kicks off with Jane Spiro, who will be speaking on the topic of reading and how this can shape us as teachers, running right from childhood. In this first post about our SIG Day speakers, you’ll find links to a video to introduce Jane and she also answers a few quick TD-related questions… Jane Spiro – We are what we read: how reading shapes teachers What’s your session at IATEFL all about? My session looks at ways in which teachers are shaped by their reading, not only professionally or academically, but outside professional life, and from childhood: first experiences hearing stories read aloud, favourite childhood books, books in adolescence and early adulthood which changed your view of the world.

The Anytime, Anywhere Learning Foundation The 21 Steps to 21st Century Learning framework is a guide for schools and school districts as they envision, plan, implement, evaluate and expand 1:1 learning in their schools. It has been more than two decades since the first 1:1 initiative began. In that time, thousands of schools and millions of students have been involved in 1:1 pilots or full-scale implementations. eSchool News Education gets spotlight in SOTU President Obama devoted part of the annual State of the Union address to improving education and access Mykhaylo Palinchak, 2014/ President Obama in his Jan. 20, 2015 State of the Union Address highlighted the need for high-speed broadband for all Americans, access to higher education opportunities, and the need to protect student data in information. On the heels of data breaches and proposals to protect student data, Obama called on Congress “to finally pass the legislation we need to better meet the evolving threat of cyber-attacks, combat identity theft, and protect our children’s information.” The Student Digital Privacy Act would prohibit companies from selling student data to third parties, a move spurred by the increased use of technology in schools that can scoop up personal information.

Trainer Development: a Course for Teacher Educators This 25 hours per week face-to-face taught course is eligible for Erasmus+ funding. A programme of social and academic activities is also included. This course looks at the attitudes, skills and knowledge required by teacher trainers and educators. A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom Is Social Media Relevant? Take the Quiz Before we talk social media, let's talk about the relevance of social media by taking a quiz. Which of the following is most likely to be true? eSchool News Five tech-savvy schools that focus on ed-tech These five schools and districts are modeling ed-tech success. Many schools have learning technologies and ed-tech tools. But what sets exemplary schools apart is how they use those technologies.