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 5


Learners will plan a lesson, inquiry-based unit, or project-based learning project for their students.


Learners will:

  1. Edit project to make it a 21st skill based lesson, unit or project to make sure it meets the needs of ALL of your learners.
  2. Determine which Habits of Mind your learners will learn, and how they will learn them.
  3. Determine how you will challenge your learners to develop and use higher order thinking skills.
  4. Examine project plan to look for ways to give your learners a voice and choice in HOW they will access the information and learn the content and skills as well as HOW they will express what they have learned to prove that they have met the standards.



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.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.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
Higher-Order Thinking and Sound Reasoning
Effective Communication
Teaming, Collaboration, and Interpersonal Skills
High Productivity
Prioritizing, Planning, and Managing for Results
Ability to Produce Relevant, High-quality Products