21st Century Skills & Digital Literacy
21ST CENTURY SKILLS
is an organization that aims to help schools develop in students "21st century skills" needed for graduates to be successful in today's world. Click here for their framework
, which details how content, processes, and assessment should weave together.
Also from P21:
The Northern Valley Curriculum Center (NVCC)
has also collected a set of resources for technology and media
; some of these are more useful for the classroom, however, some can be used at home.
As students have entered the era of PARCC testing, a specific set of skills have emerged that students need in order to take online assessments. Next Generation Assessments
, a site that collects free resources to support the development of these skills in the different subject areas, has identified these skills:
The Home Resources
page of the Curriculum site also has different links for at-home practice of essential technology skills.