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

How are 21st century skills are being integrated in Rochester Public Schools
  • Learning Interdisciplinary Technical Systems Design with NASA/JPL SSA Program tools
  • 21st Century Mars Habitat Designs in 8th-grade science courses; 6th grade follows
  • Using House of the Future Design principles to inspire student creativity  
  • Project team and leadership skills development

21st Century Mars Mission 8th-grade science classes at Willow Creek School

Incorporate web site development and hands-on Mars Habitat designs

Rochester publication artwork