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 2


Learners will determine the characteristics and learning needs of 21st Century learners.


Learners will:

  1. Determine the skills students need in order to be productive citizens in an increasingly complex global society? 
  2.  Appraise how to overcome the barriers they face as they restructure their classrooms and instructional approaches?
  3. Gather an understanding of how project-based learning can create a 21st Century learning environment that can meet the learning needs of all learners while assuring that all learners master the content and skills they need for their future. 


II.A. design developmentally appropriate learning opportunities that apply technology-enhanced instructional strategies to support the diverse needs of learners.
II.B. apply current research on teaching and learning with technology when planning learning environments and experiences.
II.E. plan strategies to manage student learning in a technology-enhanced environment.
III. Teaching, Learning, and the Curriculum
III.B. use technology to support learner-centered strategies that address the diverse needs of students.
III.C. apply technology to develop students' higher order skills and creativity.
III.D. manage student learning activities in a technology-enhanced environment.
V. Productivity and Professional Practice
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
Inventive Thinking
Adaptability, Managing Complexity, and Self-Direction
Curiosity, Creativity, and Risk Taking
Higher-Order Thinking and Sound Reasoning
Effective Communication
Personal, Social, and Civic Responsibility
Interactive Communication
High Productivity
Prioritizing, Planning, and Managing for Results
Effective Use of Real-World Tools