Social Sciences 21st Century SkillsFollow-Up Session
April 7, 2010


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Presenters: Jeff Ingraham, John Thomsen

"Imagine a school with children that can read or write, but teachers who
cannot, and you have a metaphor of the Information Age in which we live."
Peter Cochrane

2009 Participant Wikispaces: PSCD | OpportunityED | TFL | EZRA4 | EZRA5 | MillardK5 | Ralston | Fanta |
Session Description: Focusing on the content area of Social Sciences, participants will connect with the K-12 scope and sequence literacy map for social studies from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills with current social studies standards. Ideas and activities for integrating 21st Century Skills into the social studies curriculum will be shared. This session is a follow-up to the 21st Century Skills Fair held on January 21, 2009 although any educator is welcome to attend.



Matt's Travels around the world for Stride Gum
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlfKdbWwruY


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbkSRLYSojo&feature=player_embedded


Web 2.0 online tools Directory
http://www.go2web20.net/


Links to Activities & Schedule for the Day:
8:30 - 9:00

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Overview of 21st Century Skills


9:00 - 9:45

Online Video & 21st Century Skills


9:45 - 10:00

Break


10:00 - 11:00

Information & Media Literacy


11:00 - 12:00

Creativity & Intellectual Curiosity


12:00 - 12:45

Lunch


12:45 - 1:45

Critical Thinking & Problem Solving


1:45 - 2:00

Break


2:00 - 3:00

Communication & Collaboration Skills


3:00 - 3:30

Closing





Activities will include an overview of the 21st Century Skills, connecting 21st Century literacy maps to current social studies standards, and activities that utilize on-line social studies and collaboration tools. Participants will work through activities that address the 21st Century Skills of:

  • Information and Media Literacy
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Systems Thinking
  • Creativity and Intellectual Curiosity
  • Collaboration

ICT Literacy Cover & Map:

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Overview of 21st Century Skills | Online Video & 21st Century Skills | Information & Media Literacy
Communication & Collaboration Skills | Critical Thinking & Problem Solving | Creativity & Intellectual Curiosity | Closing