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21st Century Skills Curriculum

21st Century Skills and ePortfolio is a unique four year high school program that can be integrated into any existing high school curriculum. 21st Century Skills and ePortfolio is designed to prepare students for the current and future world of work, learning, and living and simultaneously prepares students for success with the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT). This innovative experiential program recognizes that the talents students need to be successful in the future are not the same as they were at the beginning of the 20th century. Communication, creativity, using technology, taking responsibility, and working collaboratively are essential components for success in the contemporary world.

The curriculum is meant to enrich the student experience and assist students as they learn to become

  • effective team members
  • citizens of the community
  • self-directed life-long learners
  • effective researchers
  • proficient with communication processes and technology
  • adaptable to change in an ever-expanding world

The program delivers lessons and learning based on key research in

  • 21st Century Skills
  • Experiential Learning
  • Understanding by Design

Program Components include:

  • Teacher Lesson Plans that provide complete step-by-step instructions for every lesson.
  • Student Lessons include lesson overviews and essential instructions to complete each assignment
  • Rubrics which offer specific assessment forms and criteria for each lesson
  • Resources include ready-to-use multimedia presentations, worksheets, surveys and additional information to support each lesson