21st Century Learning Skills Teacher Resources

Prepare learners to be critical thinkers and community leaders with lessons on career education, the research process, student leadership, study skills, and character education.
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Google Classroom

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The 21st century has seen the advent of the online, digital classroom. Learn how to use Google Classroom to communicate with your scholars, share information with parents and guardians, as well as how to create, post, and respond to...
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Use Information Correctly

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Four videos make up the "Use Information Correctly" series designed for 21st-century learners. The collection focuses on how to avoid plagiarism by citing sources, understanding copyright laws, learning how to copyright their original...
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Common Core Technology for K-5 Learners

For Teachers K - 5th
K-5 teachers can blend fun and creativity into language arts curriculum when Common Core technology is involved.
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Communicating with Mentors

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Nothing says 21st century learning skills like an Internet-based collaborative learning lesson plan focused on using technology to compile and synthesize information. An embedded video shows you what collaborative learning in high school...
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Workplace Skills

For Teachers 7th Standards
What skills do employers look for in potential employees? Introduce scholars to the skills that pay the bills during the second of six career and college readiness lesson plans. Once they have defined critical 21st-century skills, groups...
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Digital Learning Day and 21st Century Skills

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Digital Learning is any instructional practice which uses technology to enhance your students' learning experience
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See.Touch.Learn.

For Students Pre-K - 6th
Here is a great app that has tons of potential in helping your child or student with severe to moderate autism, or other intellectual disability, learn words and concepts using research-based methods. Children with autism or PDD NOS have...
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Frances Ellen Watkins Harper: Lover of Literacy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
This, the sixth in a series of 10 related resources, examines the life and works of Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, an African American author, born in 1825, who advocated literacy for both free and enslaved African Americans.
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How Technology Has Changed Communication in the 21st Century

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students can learn more about technology through taking a look at the advances made in the last few decades.
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My Personal Wellness

For Teachers 9th
Merge technology and wellness. Class members complete inquiry-based research on a personal wellness issue and create an annotated bibliography, uploading their completed work to their personal wellness websites. Prior to beginning, your...
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Cargo-Bot

For Students 3rd - 12th
What would you think of an app that provides a creative introduction to an important 21st century skill, challenges learners at many levels, and is an addictively, fun game? Did we also mention it was free? We think you will find all...
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Evaluating Web Sites

For Teachers 8th Standards
If it's on the Internet, it must be true—right? How can someone tell if a website contains less-than-truthful information? Savvy surfers evaluate sources in the fifth of a six-part college and career readiness instructional activity...
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Apprenons le Francais (Let's Learn French)

For Teachers K - 8th
Bonjour! Teach your class this basic greetings and much more with a unit of materials. Included here are lessons, vocabulary practice materials and activities, conversation practice handouts, word puzzles, and more to support your class...
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Will There Be Subsistence Farmers in the 21st Century?: Feeding the World

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine the topic of subsistence farming. They research the future of subsistence agriculture, identify the types and locations of subsistence agriculture, and write about subsistence farming in regards to developing nations and...
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Project Based Learning Template

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Here is a great resource for vetting your next project-based learning idea and considering all the major components that you should incorporate. 
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Technology in the 21st Century

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students participate in a discussion on how breakthroughs in communication technology shape the future of the world.
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How to Web 2.0 Accessorize Your Classroom

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Become a digital citizen. Follow the scripted directions of this resource to create a technologically integrated webpage for your classroom. Class members learn how to create a class blog, an Internet start page, a classroom wiki, and...
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Two Truths and a Lie: Internet Research Skills

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It's tough for high schoolers to assess what is a credible resource and what is not. A helpful resource prompts class members to research a particular topic and record two facts—and create one lie—while documenting the sources. They then...
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A Holiday Calendar in MS Publisher for Elementary School

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students create a holiday calendar using ms word. In this technology lesson, students create their own calendar while learning basic Publisher skills. Students use clipart, explore how to change fonts, and how to use templates.
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Learn to Reach Out

For Teachers 12th Standards
How can social media help my career? Explore the world of networking through a lesson about professional organizations. The fourth of six career and college readiness lessons has seniors research organizations in their professions of...
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Languages as Reflection of Cultures and Civilizations: French Speaking Countries

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Expand your class's vision of the French-speaking world by conducting this research project. Pupils focus on building 21st-century skills while they look up information about a French country and put together presentations.
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Publisher Skills Assessment

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Pupils complete a technology integration project using Publisher. In this technology lesson, students use Publisher to create magazine activities for the American Revolution, indigenous cultures, California missions, colonization, and...
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Plagiarism: Avoiding Accidental Internet Plagiarism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Demonstrate how to cite information from Internet sources without plagiarizing. If your class is working on an Internet research paper, and you have observed learners cutting and pasting directly from the Internet, the activities and...
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St. Augustine's Historical Landmarks

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Architect Julia Morgan suggested that buildings should speak for themselves. Louis Sullivan believed that a building's form should suggest its function. Middle schoolers investigate historic buildings and share what they have learned...