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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La Crescent-Hokah

How 21st century skills are being integrated at La Crescent-Hokah Public Schools
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Establishing community partnerships and project-based learning to expand student learning
  • Internships
  • Real-world problem solving/problem anticipation
  • Career mentorships
  • Community leadership courses
  • Interdisciplinary courses

Hybrid courses
  • Senior English-Composition
  • Digital Image Editing
  • Marketing
  • Yearbook

Establishing online consortium with 14 other school districts
  • Beginning Keyboarding
  • Accounting I and II
  • Digital Photography I and II
  • Senior High Health
  • Algebra I and II
  • Geometry

STEM programming
  • Applied Engineering
  • Robotics
  • First Lego League

Enhancing technology integration through collaboration (ENTIC)
  • Intensive staff development program
  • Tied to student technology skill development