Slide 1: 21st Century Skills 1. Core Content Curriculum Skills
Mastery of Core Subjects
Financial, economic, business and entrepreneurial literacy
2. Learning and Innovation Skills
Creativity and Innovation Skills
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills
Communication and Collaboration Skills
3. Information Media and Technology Skills
ICT (Information, Communications & Technology) Literacy
4. Life and Career Skills
Flexibility & Adaptability
Initiative & Self-Direction
Social & Cross-Cultural Skills
Productivity & Accountability
Leadership & Responsibility Slide 2: 1. Creativity and Innovation
apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.
create original works as a means of personal or group expression.
use models and simulations to explore complex systems and issues.
identify trends and forecast possibilities
2. Communication and Collaboration
interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media.
communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats.
develop cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with learners of other cultures.
contribute to project teams to produce original works or solve problems.
3. Research and Information Fluency
plan strategies to guide inquiry.
locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media.
evaluate and select information sources and digital tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks.
process data and report results NETS For Students ‘08 Slide 3: 4. Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making
identify and define authentic problems and significant questions for investigation.
plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project.
collect and analyze data to identify solutions and/or make informed decisions.
use multiple processes and diverse perspectives to explore alternative solutions
5. Digital Citizenship
advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology.
exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaborators to be a digital citizen learning, and productivity.
demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning.
exhibit leadership for digital citizenship.
6. Technology Operations and Concepts
understand and use technology systems
select and use applications effectively and productively.
troubleshoot systems and applications.
transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies NETS For Students ‘08