"The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn."
Alvin Toffler,
American futurist

21st Century Skills

Learning and Innovation Skills
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Communication and Collaboration

Information, Media and Technology Skills
  • Information Literacy
  • Media Literacy
  • ICT (Information, Communications and Technology) Literacy

Life and Career Skills

  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Initiative and Self-Direction
  • Social and Cross-Cultural Skills
  • Productivity and Accountability
  • Leadership and Responsibility

For more information on each standard go to: Partnership for 21st Century Skills www.21stcenturyskills.org .

Also, see 21st_Century_Skills.doc

For helpful resources and 21st Century Skills activities:

Click on the links in the panel on the right side of the Thinkfinity page under 21st century skills:


Intel® Resources and Trainings

Website with free tools and unit plans: www.intel.com/teachers

For information about Intel® classes: http://www.intel.com/education/teach/us/teachers_schools.htm
See school sites in the menu list at right for more examples.

Intel® Essentials Hybrid Course: online and face-to-face (Course is also available all face-to-face.):

Intel® Teach Thinking with Technology Course:


More about 21st Century Classrooms

Information about what is a 21st Century classroom: Making the 21st Century Classroom Concrete.doc

Research: http://umstrategicplan.wikispaces.com/Research

Click here for more information with classroom examples at the bottom of the page