Creating a 21st Century Classroom - Part 2

Creating a 21st Century Classroom:

Exploring the Concepts of Communication and Collaboration

The 21st Century Skills presentation provides an overview of the Framework for 21st Century Learning. Through hands-on activities, participants will identify 21st century skills in a classroom setting and participate in brainstorming ideas for inclusion of 21st century skills across all disciplines.





Learning Target

10 minutes
In this part of the session I can:
  • Access the website where today's materials are housed
  • Meet the presenters
30 minutes
Activating Prior Knowledge
In this part of the session I can:
  • Assess my progress with 21st Century Skills
  • Collaborate with others around the vision of 21st Century learning
30 minutes
Framework for 21st Century Skills Overview
In this part of the session I can:
  • Connect the Framework for 21st Century Skills to the NC Educator Evaluation System
  • Identify different attributes of the 21st Century Framework
15 minutes

1 hour, 30 minutes
In this part of the session I can:
  • Discuss communication in the classroom
  • Brainstorm ways for students to communicate with the community, state, and nation
  • Consider the role of global literacy in the classroom
1 hour

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1 hour, 45 minutes
In this part of the session I can:
  • Define collaboration
  • Explore research and methodologies for collaboration
  • Explore tools and resources to support collaboration
15 minutes
Reflection & Survey
In this part of the session I can:
  • Reflect on what I learned today
  • Create a Professional development guide to outline content delivery
  • Complete the Friday Institute survey

Classroom 21 Resources Page

“The resources provided during the course of this NCDPI training have been helpful to some educators across the state. However, due to the rapidly changing resources available, NCDPI does not represent nor endorse that these resources are the exclusive resources for the purposes outlined during this training."