21st Century Skills

21st Century Skills

Meaning Behind the Kansas TRC Logo

(Ideas based off of ISTE National Educational Technology Standards (NETS*T)


Use technology to find information most efficiently, solve problems, and remain knowledgeable of challenges in the 21st century. Use technology tools to make data-based decisions about your teaching and learning environment to maximize student achievement and professional growth.

My Page - Ning
iGoogle - personalized home page/rss feeds
Delicious - links
Google Reader - news feeds
Google Books - vocabulary studies
Google Search Lessons
Google Docs & Forms


Collaborate with people outside of the classroom with technology. Share your knowledge with the world.

Ning, Plurk, Delicious, ePals, Blogger, Google Sites


Use technology to impact the teaching and learning process. Take baby steps, setting a long term goal and mini goals to help you reach the top of the mountain. 

Picasa, Sketch Up, Google Lit Trips, Video/Podcasting, GlogsterEDU


Teach and model how to use the Internet safely. 

TeachersTV, Learner.org, Jamendo, Kitzu, Where Is It (Pictures), Google Customized Search


Model the use and integration of Internet resources that are safe for teachers and students to visit. Social networks and some web environments are archived so remember your audience (and your schools appropriate use policy).

Classroom20, TeacherTube, SchoolTube, VoiceThread, Wordle




Understand & advocate for the integration of 21st Century Skills. 



Revised Blooms Taxonomy
Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS)

Technology provides more opportunities for us to be storytellers. The Bivings Group, in a 2008 survey of the websites of the 100 largest newspapers, found that:
  • 58 percent accepted user-generated photos
  • 18 percent accepted user-generated videos
  • 15 percent accepted user-generated articles
Technology will impact your life; set small goals to challenge yourself to explore new technology resources available to extend classroom walls and expand learning opportunities for teachers and students.

http://multimedia.journalism.berkeley.edu/tutorials/digital-transform/user-generated-content/ (also see PDF attachment below)
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