21st Century Education for Leaders Building Bridges Conference

21st Century Education for Leaders Building Bridges Conference

21st Century Education for Leaders Building Bridges Conference Breakout 9:15-11:30 a.m. November 12, 2012 Ken Kay, CEO, EdLeader21 2010 EdLeader21. All rights reserved.

What is 21st century education? Worksheet #1 What are the 7 Steps for Implementation? Worksheet #2 What can leaders do? Conclusion: Reflections on 21st century education

2010 EdLeader21. All rights reserved. What is 21st century education? Q. Why is this becoming relevant for almost everyone? A. The Common Core.

AP exam redesign for history Take a look at this college-level U.S. history question 2006 AP USH Released Exam Question Which of the following achievements of the carpetbag governments survived the Redeemer administrations?

A. Participation by both Whites and African Americans in local government B. Establishment of a public school system C. Election of African American majorities in state legislatures D. Establishment of a vigorous Republican Party in the South E. Opening of public facilities to African Americans 7

Now examine this college-level U.S. history question Proposed AP USH Question By the early twentieth century, the United States had emerged as a world power. Historians have proposed various dates for the beginning of this process, including the three listed below. Choose one of the three dates below or choose one of your own, and write a paragraph explaining why this date best marks the beginning of the United States emergence as a world power. Write a second paragraph explaining why you did

not choose the other dates. Support your argument with appropriate evidence. 1898 (Spanish-American War) 1917 (Entry into the First World War) 1941 (Entry into the Second World War) 8 How do we transform our

schools and districts to teach question #2 education? The Common Core is a strong platform to begin 21st century education. Is it enough?

Likely to be covered effectively by the Common Core Critical thinking Problem Solving Communication Skills

Not likely to be adequately addressed by the Common Core

Collaboration Creativity Global Competence Financial Literacy

Self-Direction Tech Literacy Worksheet #1 What are the 7 steps for implementation?

Leading examples Upper Arlington City School District (Upper Arlington, Ohio) www.uaschools.or g

Step 2: Create a community consensus Design an appropriate process. Have your board make the new framework official policy.

2010 EdLeader21. All rights reserved. Leading examples www.cfsd16.org Leading examples Virginia Beach City Public Schools

Compass to 2015 Critical and Creative Thinkers, Innovators, and Problem Solvers Critical Thinking Creative/Innovative Thinking Problem Solving

Effective Communicators and Collaborators Information Literacy Listening Collaboration Communication Globally Aware, Independent, Responsible Learners and Citizens

Social Responsibility Sustainability Interdependence Health Literacy www.vbschools.com Step 3: Align your system

Focus alignment throughout the system; Use the MILE Guide; 2010 EdLeader21. All rights reserved. Step 3: Align your system

Step 3: Align your system www.p21.org/mileguide 2010 EdLeader21. All rights reserved. 2010 EdLeader21. All rights reserved.

Focus on Critical Thinking Example: Upper Arlington focus on critical thinking. Example: Center for Authentic Intellectual Work ( www.centerforaiw.com)

2010 EdLeader21. All rights reserved. 2010 EdLeader21. All rights reserved. Step 5: Focus on Curriculum Example: Focus on performance tasks. North Salem School District performance tasks for creative

problem solving. 2010 EdLeader21. All rights reserved. 2010 EdLeader21. All rights reserved. 2010 EdLeader21. All rights reserved.

Step 6: Use the 4Cs to Support Teachers Engage your teachers. (Example: Preparing 21st Century Students for a Global Society: An Educators Guide to the 4Cs) Focus on student work (e.g.

collecting and sharing exemplary work) Example: Expeditionary Learning (www.elschools.org) 2010 EdLeader21. All rights reserved. Share with your teachers this 4Cs

Guide for Educators. http://www.nea.org/tools/52217.htm Austins Butterfly Austins Butterfly

Austins Butterfly Assignment Photo Draft 3 Draft 1

Draft 2 Draft 4 Draft 5 Austins Butterfly

Final (Draft 6) www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFHf7jAfJlg 2010 EdLeader21. All rights reserved. Step 7: Continuously improve

and innovate Use continuous improvement strategies.

Create a continuous improvement culture (Example: High Tech High protocol at http://tinyurl.com/HTH-TuningProtocol) 2010 EdLeader21. All rights reserved. Step 7: Improve and Innovate

Project North Star 2010 EdLeader21. All rights reserved. Step 7: Improve and Innovate 2010 EdLeader21. All rights reserved.

What do the 4Cs Look Like in Districts? The Four Cs: Making 21st Century Education Happen http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghx0vd1oE zM

What impressed you most about the video? Worksheet #2 What can leaders do? New Book on the 7 Steps

To order: http://tinyurl.com/EL21-7Steps EdLeader21 is a professional learning community of superintendents and district leaders committed to 21st

century education. 2010 EdLeader21. All rights reserved. EdLeader21 has over 105 districts from 31 states and Argentina representing more than 2 million students. 2010 EdLeader21. All rights reserved.

EdLeader21 Features Tools & Resources Networking 2010 EdLeader21. All rights reserved.

Professional Development Innovative Projects Llllllllllllllllllllllllll Llllllllllllllllllllllllll lllllllllllllllllllllllllll EdLeader21 Features:

Tools and Resources 21st Century Education Implementation Support 2012 EdLeader21. All rights reserved. EdLeader21 Features: PD Webinars

Dan Pink Tony Wagner 2012 EdLeader21. All rights reserved. Rick DuFour

Yong Zhao EdLeader21 Features: Networking Online Social Network Annual

Meetings Working Groups Conference Calls 2012 EdLeader21. All rights reserved. EdLeader21 Features:

Projects 4Cs Rubrics Project Assessment Pilot Project 21st Century District Criteria

Project Selfevaluation Peer Evaluation 2012 EdLeader21. All rights reserved.

Formal Certificatio n For more information about EdLeader21, please: 1. Check out our website (www.edleader21.com)

2. Request an application and pricing schedule. 3. Request a virtual tour of our collaborative website. For more information, please contact: Mary Buckley [email protected] 2010 EdLeader21. All rights reserved.

Conclusion Reflections on ten years of 21st century education:

Outcomes Leadership Pedagogy Collaboration Continuous Improvement

2010 EdLeader21. All rights reserved. Conclusion We will never have 21st century education in this century if we dont support schools and districts in their efforts to implement 21st century education initiatives.

2010 EdLeader21. All rights reserved. Contact me: Ken Kay [email protected] m Follow me:

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