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 3


Learners will evaluate the criteria for creating 21st Century schools and classrooms.


Learners will:

  1. Evaluate what a 21st Century education should be
  2. Analyze the changes necessary to assure that all learners are getting a 21st Century education 

  3. Explore problem and inquiry based learning and a variety of educational strategies for 21st Century learning
  4. Determine the best pedagogical model(s) and strategies for the project they are planning



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
Inventive Thinking
Adaptability, Managing Complexity, and Self-Direction
Curiosity, Creativity, and Risk Taking
Higher-Order Thinking and Sound Reasoning
Effective Communication
Teaming, Collaboration, and Interpersonal Skills
Personal, Social, and Civic Responsibility
Interactive Communication
High Productivity
Prioritizing, Planning, and Managing for Results