Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Welcome to the 21st Century Learning: Superintendent's Forum

Good morning and welcome to the 21st Century Learning: Superintendent's Forum. The goals for this two-hour session are as follows:

Four overall goals of the session are: (1) to increase student achievement by focusing on 21st Century instruction and assessment strategies within a standards-driven curriculum, (2) to promote higher levels of teacher innovation modeled at the operational curriculum level, (3) to provide a data-driven approach to learning technology planning at the building level, and
(4) to implement a model of continuous improvement system-wide.


21st Century Learning Revisited
• H.E.A.T.
• 21st Century Learning & Student Achievement
• 21st Century Learning Makeovers
LoTi Framework
• Clinical Observations
21st Century Learning Resources
• 5 C's of Instructional Leadership
21st Century LoTi Project Schools
• Summary & Reflection

21st Century Skills:

Information and Communication Skills
Information and Media Literacy
Communication Skills

Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills
Critical Thinking and Systems Thinking
Creativity and Intellectual Curiosity

Interpersonal and Self-Directional Skills
Interpersonal and Collaborative Skills
Accountability and Adaptability
Social Responsibility

21st Century Themes:

Global Awareness

Financial, Economic, Business and Entrepreneurial Literacy

Civic Literacy

Health and Wellness Awareness