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This provides ideas and resources for looking at classroom design and learning spaces to improve student engagement and success.
This website will help you learn how the use of technology has supported principals in conversations about Next Generation Assessments (Smarter Balanced Assessment) and refining current assessment practice to align with the expectations of 21st Century skills and Common Core State Standards "Habits of Mind."
This brief examines how Linked Learning, an innovative approach to high school reform, offers an advantage to teachers, schools, and districts implementing the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Both the CCSS and Linked Learning seek to prepare students for college and career by connecting learning in the classroom with real-world applications outside the school. Practitioners, administrators, parents, policymakers, and others can use this brief to discover strategic approaches for combining the CCSS and Linked Learning to design high-quality, relevant, 21st century instruction for all students. Resources also provided.
Use this to document to assist your district in developing goals relating to innovation and technology focusing on 21st Century learning outcomes for students and other stakeholders. The document lists separate Goals, Actions, Technology Recommendations, and TICAL Resources in each of the eight priority areas. This document can assist you in developing goals that insure digital access, communication, and curricula. The TICAL Cadre assisted in these recommendations to insure relevant and thoughtful considerations for digital-age learning and Common Core implications.
Pre-Assess technology proficiency. Activity for Visionary Leadership (Emerging Trends e.g. Personal Learning Networks, Stay organized with digital tools etc.). Post Assessments and access online professional development.
With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community. Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century. Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. It is provided free of charge. Great for students to learn coding with no knowledge of coding languages.
As more and more schools create flexible workspaces for students we should ask what the research says? The University of Minnesota has conducted research on how 21st century classroom design as affected student achievement. This document summarizes the results of this research.
The roadmap is a flexible planning tool that can help you chart a strategic path for transforming your schools to meet the demands of today's students and their futures. This free resource was created by Cable Impacts Foundation, the Partnership for 21st Century Learning, and the State Educational Technology Directors Association, with advice from dozens of experts and practitioners. Anyone interested in the Future Ready Schools project will want to be familiar with the roadmap as well.
This blog post argues that there is a widening gap between what 21st century skills students are being taught and what they actually need to learn.