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21st Century Skills
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Inquiry and Problem-Solving
1. Task Definition / Questioning
What do I need to do? or What question(s) do I need to answer?
Define the problem, challenge, or question
Identify information needed to solve the problem, challenge, or question
2. Strategies / Planning
What method(s) or resource(s) can I use?
Determine the range of possible methods or resources (brainstorm)
Evaluate the different possible methods or resources
Select the best method(s) or source(s)
3. Information Gathering
How can I gather the information? Where can I find these resources?
Find information within source(s)
4. Use of Information
What can I use from these resources?
Read, listen to, watch, observe, or touch the information in a source
Extract relevant information from source(s)
5. Synthesis / Representation
How can I organize & show what I've learned?
Sort, sift, and analyze information from source(s)
Present (or represent) the information
6. Evaluation / Reflection
How will I know I did my job well?
Assess the product of the process
Reflect on the problem-solving process
Reflect on your interactions with others
ProblemSolving Prompts (graphic)
, Web Literacy, Social Media Literacy
Why more schools aren’t teaching web literacy—and how they can start
Media Lab Conversations Series:
Howard Rheingold - Net Smart
The Big Six
- Eisenberg & Berkowitz
From Now On
- Jamie McKenzie
- Ken Macrorie
- Jamie McKenzie
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