21st Century Learning Skills for a Changing

Report
21st Century Learning Skills
for a Changing World
Dr. Gabe Soumakian, Superintendent
Twitter: @sup_du_jour
[email protected]
Redesigning the High School Experience
for the 21st Century Learner
The Goal for 21st Century Learning:
COLLEGE Ready
and
CAREER Ready
and
LIFE Ready
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Oxnard Union High District
Demographics
• 9-12, 16,000 ADA, Ventura County, CA
• Six Comprehensive High School and
• Alternative Schools: Condor (IS), Frontier (Cont), Adult School
• Building two new comprehensive HS
• 72% Hispanic, 60% Free & Reduced Meals
• 20% English Learners
• Extreme Diverse Community
• Average API base is 753
• District API increased 25 point in one year
• 10 Academies and adding three more
Their home is not safe.
What about yours?
Retold of the story by
Chulatep Senivongse
These are the
Change
Management
Process
Create a Sense
of Urgency
Pull Together
the Guiding
Team
Develop the
Change Vision
& Strategy
Communicate
for
Understanding
& Buy-in
Empower
Others to Act
Produce Shortterm Wins
Don’t Let Up
Create a new
Culture
Heads Together
•What is the difference between
nd
Order Change and 2 Order Change?
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1
Explosion of access to mobile devices:
Explosion of access to mobile
devices:
• Smart Phones
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28% in gr 9-12
24% in gr 6-8
16% in gr 3-5
20% in K-2
Social Media: A Game Changer
Human Social Network Learning
st
21
Century Mind Set
• We are perfectly aligned to get the results we are
getting
• See it to Believe it or Believe it to see it.
• Moving people away from comfort zone is hard.
• Change is Good: You go First
• Work with the early adopters to move forward.
Mind Shift: Job Title
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Director of Instruction vs Ex Director of 21st Century Learning & Innovation
Asst. Principal – Associate Principal
TOSA – Learning Design Coach
Attendance Advisors vs Graduation Coaches
Systems Upgrade
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Student Information System – Synergy
Multifunction Document Management System: Xerox
Student Data System: Data Director
Electronic Board Docs: Granicus
College and Career Planner: Naviance
Instructional Walks: digiCoach
New Learning Management System (Desire2Learn)
Linked Learning: College and Career Framework
Network Upgrade
• Prepare for Smarter Balanced Assessment
• Desktop Virtualization Environment
• Switches and Digital Media System (DMS) :
Cisco
• Hi density two radio ‘N’ Access Point :
Motorola
• 10 Gig fiber from School to District
• Link 2013 Enterprise Voice OIP: Microsoft
Why BYOD
• District unable to fund 1 to 1 computing for students
• Students are comfortable with their own devices
• Redesign the learning space with mobility
• Ubiquitous learning: anytime, anywhere, anyway
• Promote student engagement: Voice and Choice
• Promote “open access” learning
• Prepare for 21st Century Learning and CCSS
• Prepare for Smarter Balanced Assessment
• Promote 2nd order change in teaching and learning
BYOD Guidelines
• Update BYOD Board Policy
• Developed simple top 10 BYOD Guidelines
• Teacher determines use in classroom
• Students bring devices at your own risk
• Hold Harmless
• Device agnostic
• Encourage minimum specs for the devices
BYOD…Opt In or Opt Out
• Parent choices
• To allow students to bring or not
• Student choices
• To bring or not
• Teacher choices
• To allow use in class or not
• Teachers CANNOT
• require students to have or bring devices to class
• penalize students for not using a device in class
Framework for 21st Century Learning
6 Essential Elements of 21st Century Learning
1.Emphasize Common Core Subjects
2.Emphasize Learning Skills
3.Use 21st Century Tools to Develop Leaning Skills
4.Teach & Learn in a 21st Century Context
5.Teach & Learn 21st Century Content
6.Use 21st Century Assessments that measure 21st Century
Skills
Preparing Students for College and Career Readiness
Relevant
Meaningful
Community
Connection
21st Century
Context
Beyond
Classroom
Real World
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Learning &
Innovation Skills
• Creativity & Innovation
• Critical Thinking &
Problem-solving
• Communication &
Collaboration
Life & Career Skills
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Flexibility & Adaptability
Initiative & Self-direction
Social & Cross-cultural Skills
Productivity & Accountability
Leadership & Responsibility
Information, Media &
Technology Skills
• Information Literacy
• Media Literacy
• ICT Literacy
www.21stcenturyskills.org
Human Social Interaction with Technology
Human Infrastructure
• New Adaptive Skill Sets
• Building Human Capacity
• Build the System around the
Learner
• Professional Development
• Data & Learning Analytics
• Leading Ed Certification
Technical Infrastructure
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E-Rate Funding & Matching Funds
Mobile Devices (BYOD)
Cloud Computing
High Density Wireless Access
Repository System & Ebooks
Learning Management System
Shift in Learning Outcomes Outcomes
20th Century Model
21 Century Learning
Teacher-directed
Direct Instruction
Knowledge
Content
Basic Skills
Theory
Curriculum
Individual
Classroom
Summative Assessments
Learning for School
Learner-centered
Collaborative Instruction
Skills
Process
Higher-order Thinking
Practice
Life Skills
Group
Community
Formative Evaluations
Learning for Life
A Better
Balance
Freshmen Transition for the Class of
2016 is a significant step in the
district’s goal of …
“Redesigning the High School Experience
for the 21st Century”
THE TOPICS: First Semester
• Campus Orientation and School Spirit
• Organization and Time Management
• Study Skills and Test Taking Skills
• Note Taking
• Goal Setting
• Backward Mapping
• Ethics and Social Responsibility (Cyber
Safety & Bullying)
THE TOPICS: Second Semester
• Career Exploration & Post-High School
Options
• a-g Requirements
• Professionalism
• Research Strategies
• Literacy (no longer just reading & writing)
Computer Literacy • Media Literacy
Cyber Literacy • Financial Literacy
21st century workplaces
 Ways of thinking. Creativity, critical thinking, problemsolving, decision-making
 Ways of working. Communication, collaboration
 Tools for working. ICT, information literacy
 Skills for living in the world. Citizenship, life and career,
personal and social responsibility
The drivers of technology in the classroom
Trends impacting teaching and learning
The changing demand on education
The skills required for today’s economy
Percentage change in demand since 1969
Source: How computerized work and globalization shape human skill demands. Levy and Murnane, 2005
Linking Student Learning to the new world with college and
career readiness skills
Thank You

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