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Loveland High School Loveland, Colorado USA

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21st CENTURY STATEMENT OF TEACHER RESPONSIBILITIES: In order to adequately prepare today's students for their future,
teachers must effectively participate in professional learning networks,
share and model the use of current internet tools,
lead authentic, integrated project-based learning activities,
assist students as they establish their own learning networks and digital footprint,
learn alongside our students as they create, collaborate, and share,
provide sufficient learning opportunities for students to become digitally literate and fluent,
while also inspiring each child to be quality, digital, global citizens

Quote Source:21st century fluency resource page:

21st Century Skills and Abilities. “Colorado’s description of 21st Century Skills is a synthesis of the essential abilities students must apply in today’s rapidly changing world." These essential skills are as follows:
• Critical thinking and reasoning (e.g., problem solving, analysis, logic, and cause/effect)
• Information literacy (e.g., knowledge acquisition, source discernment, and systems management)
• Collaboration (e.g., synergy, team resourcing, social skills, leadership)
• Self-direction (e.g., adaptability, initiative, personal responsibility, work ethic, self-advocacy)
• Invention (e.g., creativity, innovation, integration of ideas)

CDE's Postsecondary and workforce readiness document:external image pdf.png postsecondary and workforce readiness cde 2009adopteddescription63009.pdf