Event Title

Session D-3: Connecting History, Current Events and 21st Century Skills

Session Number

D-3

Grade Level

Grade level: 6-12

Start Date

28-2-2014 1:20 PM

End Date

28-2-2014 2:20 PM

Description

This presentation will focus on creating lessons that make direct connections between historical events, current event, and 21st century skills. The session will incorporate multiple lesson ideas that could be adapted in any history/social studies classroom. The lessons will focus both on connecting the content of history/social studies classes to current events as well as on developing 21st century skills such as critical thinking, communication, collaboration, problem-solving, information/media/technology literacy, global awareness, and civic literacy.

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Feb 28th, 1:20 PM Feb 28th, 2:20 PM

Session D-3: Connecting History, Current Events and 21st Century Skills

This presentation will focus on creating lessons that make direct connections between historical events, current event, and 21st century skills. The session will incorporate multiple lesson ideas that could be adapted in any history/social studies classroom. The lessons will focus both on connecting the content of history/social studies classes to current events as well as on developing 21st century skills such as critical thinking, communication, collaboration, problem-solving, information/media/technology literacy, global awareness, and civic literacy.