21st Century Learning and ISTE

ASCD-The Whole Child Initiative for the 21st century

ISTE (International society for Technology in Education) standards for 21st century learning and tech.

These standards include 21st century skills such as finding and managing resources, publishing on the web, and connecting with colleagues, students, parents, and local and global communities.

ISTE has a NETS Implementation site wikispace

ISTE Ning: join and be a part of the discussion, collaboration and learning

Curriculum21 Ning (started by Heidi Hayes Jacobs (join, share, collaborate, learn

ISTE: International Society for Technology in Education

ISTE Standards for Teachers:external image pdf.png NETS_TeacherStandards_Final.pdf
ISTE Standards for Adminstrators:external image pdf.png ISTE Standards for Administrators_2009.pdf
ISTE Standards for Students:external image pdf.png NETS_for_Students_2007_Standards.pdf

See all three ISTE standards documents on one page

21st Century Skills for Teachers: This site, which encourages others to join and contribute, has many activities and link that will give you a chance to actively participate in using some of the web-based tools that are commonly used in classrooms and to discuss authentic ideas for using these tools.
101 Tools to Learn any Language for Free
Core Subjects and 21st Century Themes

21st Century Skills Map - For English
21st Century Skills Map - For Social Studies
These 21st Century Skills Maps are the result of hundreds of hours of research, development and feedback from educators and business leaders across the nation.
The Partnership [for 21st C. Skills] issues these maps.(21stcenturyskills.org).

Living abroad makes you more creative:research project, includes language learning.

Creativity is an essential skill for 21st century.

Tech in the foreign language classroom from Mr. McAllister