21st Century Skills Content ~ Math


Session: March 16, 2010

Class Goal/Objective

for Session 8:

In this class session, class participants will share lesson ideas in the content area of math and reflect on where the activities fit in the ICT literacy map for 21st Century skills. (as defined by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills."

Quote for the Session:

"The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple."~ Albert Einstein

e-Hint Article on 21st Century Skills & Content:

Links Used: 21st.jpg

Activities for Objective:

  • Reading/Reflection Sharing: Via Twitter (see above)
  • ICT Literacy Map & Shopping Mall Math at Illuminations: Link to ICT Literacy Map
  • PowerPoint Flash Cards for i-Pods: Create a set of PowerPoint Flash Cards
  • Lesson and Idea Sharing: (each class member will share the following)
    • Delicious Web Sites (3-5 in Delicious)
    • Their Wikispace page for Math
      • Technology Tools Used
      • Objective of the Lesson/idea
      • Overview of materials needed
      • Links shared on your Wikispace
      • Lesson Idea share
      • 21st Century Skill Addressed

Assignment for March 23rd: (Science Focus Content Area)Einstein.jpg

  • Delicious Web Sites: as you complete your work, add 3-5 bookmarks to Delicious (EDUC699 tag)
  • Complete a Page to Your Wikispace for the Science Area
  • Revisit tools you could use: (from previous weeks--Google Docs, spreadsheet or forms, smart searching, Bit Strips, Wikispaces, content area links, etc.) and use those that are helpful to the content area
    • Include Class/Topic Date
    • Objective of your share: student objective for the activity you share
    • Materials needed
    • Include 3 links or resources used (although you can add more if you would like)
    • Short 3-5 sentence summary/overview of your share on the focus area. Include enough information so that a person who was not in class would know what you presented.
    • 21st Century Skill Addressed: Use your framework provided the first night or the 21st Century Partnership site
    • (this page should look like a short lesson plan if that helps)