Integrating 21st Century Skills into your Curriculum
How can educators assure that their students will be ready to productively live and work in the 21st Century Global Economy?
Objectives for Module 1


Learners will analyze the skills that business and industry tell us are necessary for 21st Century workers.



Learners will:

  1. Examine the skills students will need to live and work in the 21st Century global economy
  2. Analyze their curriculum in terms of the  ’Foundation Skills" and as "Functional Skills" that our students must have to be successful in the 21st Century job market
  3. Deduce what 21st Century job skills are necessary for schools to integrate into their curriculum
  4. Decide on an idea for the project you will develop

II.B. apply current research on teaching and learning with technology when planning learning environments and experiences.
V. Productivity and Professional Practice
V.A. use technology resources to engage in ongoing professional development and lifelong learning.
V.B. continually evaluate and reflect on professional practice to make informed decisions regarding the use of technology in support of student learning.
V.D. use technology to communicate and collaborate with peers, parents, and the larger community in order to nurture student learning.

Engauge 21st Century Skills
Digital-Age Literacy
Basic, Scientific, Economic, and Technological Literacies
Visual and Information Literacies
Multicultural Literacy and Global Awareness
Inventive Thinking
Curiosity, Creativity, and Risk Taking
Higher-Order Thinking and Sound Reasoning
Effective Communication
Personal, Social, and Civic Responsibility