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(E-book) : 21st Century Skill (A Handbook)

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(E-book) : 21st Century Skill (A Handbook)



Contents :

CHAPTER 1 : INTRODUCTION.....................................................................................11

CHAPTER 2 : 21ST CENTURY SKILLS..............................................................................13

2.1. Meaning of 21st Century Skills ..................................................................14
2.2. Background Literature Review...................................................................14

CHAPTER 3 : COMPONENTS OF 21ST CENTURY SKILLS

3Ls : 4Cs, IMT, FLIPS .................................................................................17
3.1. An easy way to understand and remember the classification is ...................18
3.2. Definitions...............................................................................................20

CHAPTER 4 : NEED OF 21ST CENTURY SKILLS...............................................................23

4.1. Why do we need 21st Century Skills?.........................................................24
4.2. National Curriculum Framework on Life Skills( one of the
components of 21st Century Skills) ...........................................................24
4.3. Need and Inter-Connectedness of 21st Century Skills at Various
Age-Levels...............................................................................................25

CHAPTER 5 : IMPLEMENTATION AND OUTCOMES OF 21ST CENTURY SKILLS ...............33

5.1. Various Frameworks.................................................................................34
5.1.1. Core Areas....................................................................................35
5.1.2. 21st Century Themes ......................................................................35
5.1.2.1. Global Awareness ...................................................................35
5.1.2.2. Financial, Economic, Business and Entrepreneurial Literacy........35
5.1.2.3. Civic Literacy...........................................................................35
5.1.2.4. Health Literacy ........................................................................36
5.1.2.5. Environmental Literacy.............................................................36
5.2. Broad Outcomes of 21st Century Skills ......................................................37

CHAPTER 6 : 21ST CENTURY SKILLS: PURPOSE, OUTCOMES, STRATEGIES

AND ACTIVITIES ......................................................................................42
6.1. Critical Thinking ......................................................................................45
6.1.1. Activities........................................................................................47
6.1.1.1. Adla Badli (Impromptu Debate)................................................48
6.1.1.2. Ask yourself (Self-made Questions)..........................................48
6.1.1.3. Gap Fill In ..............................................................................48
6.1.1.4. Pucho to Samjhe (Cross-Questioning) ......................................48
6.1.1.5. Gol Mol (Asking Riddles)..........................................................48
6.2.Creativity And Innovation .........................................................................49
6.2.1. Activities........................................................................................51
6.2.1.1. Image talk ..............................................................................52
6.2.1.2. S.C.A.M.P.E.R. .........................................................................52
6.2.1.3. Wrong is Right.........................................................................52
6.2.1.4. Creative Space........................................................................52
6.2.1.5. Alternative way of learning Lesson............................................52
6.2.2. Activities........................................................................................53
6.2.2.1. Project Based Learning ............................................................53
6.2.2.1.1. Phenomena Based Learning ..............................................53
6.2.2.2. Virtual Reality ..........................................................................54
6.2.2.3. Two is Enough.........................................................................54
6.2.2.4. Let them Free ..........................................................................54
6.2.2.5. Give them a Break ..................................................................54
6.3.Collaboration..........................................................................................54
6.3.1. Activities........................................................................................56
6.3.1.1. ‘Save the Last Word for Me’ .....................................................56
6.3.1.2. Hands-on projects...................................................................56
6.3.1.3. Integrate Sports in Teaching-Learning .......................................56
6.3.1.4. Search to Win .........................................................................56
6.3.1.5. Dumbcharades .......................................................................57
6.4.Communication.......................................................................................57
6.4.1. Activities........................................................................................60
6.4.1.1. Guide for the blindfolded ........................................................60
6.4.1.2. No-talk day ............................................................................61
6.4.1.3. Feelings are Important.............................................................61
6.4.1.4. Talk-in-Pairs ............................................................................61
6.4.1.5. Student’s Class........................................................................61
6.5.Information, Media and Technology Literacy..............................................62
6.5.1. Activities........................................................................................64
6.5.1.1. Know-How..............................................................................64
6.5.1.2. Design an App........................................................................64
6.5.1.3. Designing a Blog, Website, PPT ................................................64
6.6.Flexibility and Adaptability........................................................................65
6.6.1. Activities........................................................................................66
6.6.1.1. Different Uses of Household Items...........................................67
6.6.1.2. Make up a New Game ............................................................67
6.6.1.3. Shuffle....................................................................................67
6.6.1.4. Surprise-Surprise.....................................................................67
6.6.1.5. Flipped Classroom ..................................................................68
6.7.Leadership and Responsibility...................................................................69
6.7.1. Activities........................................................................................71
6.7.1.1. Quiz to Lead...........................................................................71
6.7.1.2. Number Game .......................................................................71
6.7.1.3. Leaders You Admire.................................................................72
6.7.1.4. Round Tables ..........................................................................72
6.7.1.5. Do Se Bhale Chaar (Teamwork is Better)...................................72
6.7.2. Activities........................................................................................72
6.7.2.1. Making Own classroom Rules ..................................................73
6.7.2.2. Helping hands ........................................................................73
6.7.2.3. Break the chain.......................................................................73
6.7.2.4. WANTED! Responsible.............................................................73
6.8.Initiative and Self-Direction.......................................................................73
6.8.1. Activities........................................................................................74
6.8.1.1. Bunch of Activities ...................................................................75
6.8.1.2. Everyone Matters.....................................................................75
6.8.1.3. Teacher First............................................................................75
6.8.1.4. Teamwork ...............................................................................75
6.8.2. Activities........................................................................................75
6.8.2.1. Self-Advocacy .........................................................................76
6.8.2.2. Let them Be.............................................................................76
6.8.2.3. Connections to Experts ............................................................76
6.8.2.4. Design Thinking ......................................................................76
6.9.Productivity and Accountability..................................................................77
6.9.1. Activities........................................................................................77
6.9.1.1. Research Project......................................................................78
6.9.1.2. Expo 2020..............................................................................78
6.9.1.3. Praise for More .......................................................................78
6.9.1.4. Read-Read..............................................................................78
6.9.1.5. Ask and Listen.........................................................................78
6.9.2. Activities........................................................................................79
6.9.2.1. Student Accountability Project...................................................80
6.9.2.2. Monitors and In -Charges........................................................80
6.9.2.3. Ownership of the learning Process ...........................................80
6.9.2.4. Do as you say .........................................................................80
6.10.Social and Cross-Cultural Interaction........................................................81
6.10.1. Activities......................................................................................83
6.10.1.1. Relay Culture ........................................................................84
6.10.1.2. Face It ..................................................................................84
6.10.1.3. "Social" Circle Time................................................................84

CHAPTER 7 : SOME FACILITATION METHODS..............................................................85

CHAPTER 8 : CBSE ACTIVITIES TO PROMOTE 21ST CENTURY SKILLS ............................92

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