Find some great books to help develop a growth mindset with your students!
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This professional development will walk a school through how to implement 21st Century Skills in their school from a SCHOOL and CLASSROOM level.
The group will work through the school implementation process and set a timeline for implementation, and then based on that timeline, the classroom teachers will plan their implementation.
Please note - the key to successful implementation is NOT time intensive - the key is introducing and then fully implementing the language and skills into your DAILY ROUTINES and classroom life. Once the skills are introduced it should become part of your day and not require set time - it will be part of everything you do!
The following infographic outlines the process a school can take when establishing a program for 21st century skill development.
This tool helps you evaluate the level of proficiency
that you or your students have with the 21st Century
Fluencies. The Fluency Snapshot Tool can be used
either with individual students or with groups.
There are 10 statements for each Fluency. As you
move through the statements, chose a value you feel
represents how well the individual or group has
demonstrated the characteristic. This is an editable
form that you can check the boxes in online or off.
Have your students assess themselves and discuss
the outcome. Compare your results in each Fluency
to determine where focus and improvement may be
needed. Revisit this again in the future and co
Here is a collection of resources you can use to have students reflect on their 21st century skills. Many of these were initially used after a STEM challenge, but they could be used after any activity.
Everything you need to play 21st century skills bingo is in this zipped folder!
Items include the game description, 24 different versions of the cards, as well as blank card you can use as a template to make new ones.
Read the file entitled "Secret BINGO Directions" first, and then "SECRET bingo descriptions"
This continuum breaks down each of the SECRET skills components and specifies the expectations for students at the grade 1/2, 3/4, 5/6 and 7/8 level in student-friendly language.
Literature is a wonderful way to introduce your students to 21st century skills and spark discussion. The following is a list of books using SECRET (self-management, effective participation, creativity, reflection, enquiry and team work) to bring 21st century learning to life!
These posters can help remind your students what it is to be a good self-manger, effective participator, creative thinker, reflective learner, independent enquirer and a good team member.
These resources can helps support the development of 21st Century SECRET skills in your primary classroom.
Included are: a one page poster that explains what each skill means in student-friendly language; a brochure to share with parents & a student self-reflection on their SECRET skills.
Author - Val Arthur
These rubrics break each of the six major skills into their four subsets and rank them on a scale of 1 to 5. Please note that team work is usually represented by a train, but is tamarin monkeys in this document & enquiry is usually represented by Eisenstein but is enquiring Eddy in this document.
The following is a resource to help connect SECRET skills to student-friendly language for our youngest learners. The skills are connected to foundations and then teachers are provided with a framework of 9 steps to work with their students on to have them develop that foundation or skill.
The following graphics contain:1. 21st Century Skills and their subskills2. 21st Century Skills, their subskills and connections to Factors Affecting Student Learning (FASA)
Sun West 21st Century 7 C Rubric Exemplars for Grades 6 to 9 for:
character, collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking, computer and digital technologies, and cultural and ethical citizenship.