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21st Century Skills Assessment Links
Critical Thinking & Reasoning
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Skills as defined by CDE in content documents.docx
Definition: Students will acquire and use fundamental skills that are necessary for learning to occur and for lifelong success. Students:
Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability by applying what they learn to a variety of situations.
Collect data to track their own progress to monitor and adjust their learning strategies.
Exhibit productivity and accountability when they complete products on time to express learning.
Show leadership and responsibility when they actively participate in school, district and community activities.
Show respect for differing opinions, interests and experiences.
Make environmentally responsible choices.
Set challenging personal goals
Reflect on their own learning and refocus their efforts accordingly.
Self Direction Assessment Tools
Best practices for Self Direction
Life and Career Skills encompass the following:
Flexibility & Adaptability
Students change their inquiry focus, questions, resources, or strategies when necessary to achieve success.
Students can apply what they have learned to a variety of situations.
Initiative & Self-Direction
Students collect data to track their own progress on class assignments and/or assessments, including CSAP tests.
Students set goals for their own achievement
Students set specific goals for upcoming assignments and/or assessments.
Students develop timelines for projects
Productivity & Accountability
Students complete products to express learning.
Students meet timelines for projects
Leadership & Responsibility
Students Present ideas to others in different settings
Students Participate on teams to complete projects
Students participate in school- and district-level organizations, committees, activities, clubs, and/or sports.
teach, pre-teach, and re-teach how students are expected to behave in specific situations (Boys Town model).
students respect differing interests and experiences of others
Students recycle in the classroom
students analyze home energy bills
Students and teachers utilize online learning tools to reduce the amount of paper used in learning
Personal & Aesthetic Growth
Students pursue their own interest in literature
Students recognize their own need for more information and research
Students participate in the social exchange of ideas
Students seek to go beyond academic requirements
Students choose their own products for presentations
Students assist in creating rubrics used to judge class products/presentations
Self-Assessment & Reflection
students give feedback on lessons (plus/delta, stars/wishes)
Students evaluate their own learning to refocus their efforts
Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind
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