About 21st Century Skills
Mission and Vision
Why They Are Needed
-- The World Is Changing
-- Global Competition
-- Different Skills Required
-- Education Must Change
Why They Are Important
-- Closing the Gap
What They Are
-- Core Subjects
-- Learning and Innovation Skills
-- Information Media and Technology Skills
-- Life and Career Skills
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Edina Public Schools

Edina Public SchoolsHow 21st century skills are being integrated in Edina Public Schools
  • Extending learning beyond the classroom walls with Web 2.0 tools
  • 21st Century Literacy 8th-grade course
  • Personalizing learning
  • Project Lead the Way STEM Initiative

21st Century Literacy 8th-grade course

Incorporates Minnesota Language Arts standards with 21st century skills.

"This unit is definitely something that should be taught everywhere in order to help kids all over the world communicate easier.” — Edina student

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Web 2.0 Tools

Allows students to create work for authentic audiences.
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