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.



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