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Incorporating 21st Century Skills into Everyday Instruction

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Today's students need to know how to use technology to explore, acquire knowledge, analyze and evaluate information, test ideas, and draw conclusions. They need to think critically and creatively, navigate the digital world safely, learn by doing, and continue learning throughout their lives. Read about skills that are most essential in the 21st Century.

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21st-Century skills rewarded

 Students from New Castle Junior and Senior High School were awarded the 2008-2009 Project Ignition Best of the Best Award from State Farm and the National Youth Leadership Council (, during the 20th Annual National Service-Learning Conference held in Nashville, TN. The New Castle “Drive Safe” team used writing, math and communications skills to build an effective service-learning project that has touched the lives of thousands and inspired peers to join their effort.  Click through for more details: 

Partnership for 21st Century Skills

Partnership for 21st Century Skills The Partnership website is an excellent place to learn what 21st century skills are, why they are important and who is supporting their development. Perhaps the most valuable section for teachers and administrators is the section on Framework Resources. Here

21st Century Skills

21st Century Skills This site, from the Metiri Group and NCREL, provides both a look at and activities for these four major categories of 21st Century Skills: Digital Age Literacies, Inventive Thinking, Effective Communication, and High Productivity. Each skill is further sub-divided and many