21st Century Learning Community Forum
How Can We Prepare Students
to Meet the Challenges of a Global Society?
Monday, March 15, 2010 • 7 PM
High School East Lecture Hall
- Dr. Sheldon Karnilow, Superintendent of Schools
- Mrs. Mary Rettaliata, Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Education
- Mr. Michael DeStio, Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Education
- Dr. Patrick Harrigan, Assistant Superintendent for Research, Assessment and Special Services
- Mrs. Corinne Carriero, Director of Instructional Technology
- Mr. Ron Labrocca, Director of Mathematics
- Mr. John O’Farrell, Director of Science
- Mrs. Kelly Fallon, Assistant Superintendent for Districtwide Administration
- Welcome - Mrs. Jeanine Bottenus, Vice President Board of Education
- Opening Remarks - Dr. Sheldon Karnilow
- Video Presentation - Did You Know?
- Submission of Questions
- Remarks by the Panelists and Responses to Submitted Questions
- Closing Remarks and submission
- Questions community members still have
- Suggestions to consider as we move forward
- Comments / Remarks
- Partnership for 21st Century Skills - Website sponsorsed by a national organization that advocates for 21st century readiness for every student.
- Article from T.H.E. Journal, "Learning for the 21st Century, a report from a public-private coalition known as the Partnership for 21st Century Skills that articulates a vision of how schools can best prepare students to succeed in the first decades of the 21st century. Central to the report's recommendations is a call for schools to focus on six key elements of 21st century learning."
- STEM Resources
- 21st-Century Skills - Article from T.H.E. Journal
This article "notes that the technology alone is insufficient. Good pedagogy is still good pedagogy, and that means engaging students, challenging them, encouraging them, and trusting them to do well."
- 21st Century Skills in the Language Arts Classroom
Sample Work from HHH Students