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 4


Learners will analyze their curriculum and instructional practices in terms of 21st Century skills and practices.


Learners will:

  1. Examine 21st Century pedagogical models
  2. Analyze their curriculum looking for opportunities to integrate and embed 21st Century skills and instructional strategies
  3. Determine how to create a growth mindset for themselves, their colleagues, and their learners and learners' parents


II.A. design developmentally appropriate learning opportunities that apply technology-enhanced instructional strategies to support the diverse needs of learners.
II.E. plan strategies to manage student learning in a technology-enhanced environment.
III. Teaching, Learning, and the Curriculum
III.A. facilitate technology-enhanced experiences that address content standards and student technology standards.
III.B. use technology to support learner-centered strategies that address the diverse needs of students.
III.D. manage student learning activities in a technology-enhanced environment.
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
Visual and Information Literacies
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
Effective Use of Real-World Tools