Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Learn Like a Pirate---Chapter 7: The T { Twenty-first century skills}

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This entire chapter is dedicated to the 21st century competencies and skills and how to implement them with intention.

  1. In what ways can you minimize your focus on content acquisition and increase your focus on twenty first century skills?
  2. During which activities can you imagine giving your students feedback on twenty first century skills, rather than content understanding?
  3. Which units or lessons would allow you to teach practice and improve a specific twenty first century skill within it?
  4. By the end of the year, on which twenty first century skills do you hope your students will have made strong improvements? why?
  5. what can you do to encourage reflection after important learning activities to improve retention?
  6. How often do you or your students set goals and track progress towards those goals? How can this become a more essential component or your instruction?
  7. What can you do to plan units and activities  that maximize your use of time and incorporate twenty first century skills effectively?

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