21st Century Skills

21st Century Skills is a term used to describe the proficiencies students will need to succeed in the modern age and the near future. Many models exist to describe 21st Century Skills which typically contain ideas including creativity, innovation, communication, collaboration, research, information literacy, critical thinking, problem solving, decision making, digital citizenship, technology skills, and career skills.

Many Google tools can address 21st Century Skills. Follow the links below to see examples of how Google tools can be used in school to help develop these skills.

Skills:

Other resources:
  • P21 Framework for 21st Century Learning - website link
  • ISTE Student Standards - PDF link
  • Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills - website link
  • Kathy Schrock's Google Apps to Support Bloom's Taxonomy - website link
  • Communication, Collaboration, Creativity and Critical Thinking using Google Apps - Moodle course
  • Google Apps and the 4 C's - Prezi link