Articles

Academic Rigor Articles:

These articles will be distributed and discussed during the planning meetings for Academic Rigor.


This is the article that was distributed and discussed at our first Academic Rigor Committee meeting.
American Educational Research Association. (2006, Fall). DoThe Math:Cognitive Demand Makes A Difference. Research Points Essential Information for Education Policy, Volume 4(Issue 2). Retrieved March 15, 2007, from http://www.aera.net/

Habits of Mind is Chapter 12 of Project 2061's 1989 publication, Science for All Americans. Science for All Americans which defines science literacy and lays out some principles for effective learning and teaching. Retrieved April 2, 2007 from http://www.project2061.org/publications/sfaa/online/sfaatoc.htm

This document describes the 16 habits of mind, and was downloaded from http://www.habits-of-mind.net/whatare.htm

Willard Daggett articles from http://www.daggett.com/white_papers.shtml










21st Century Skills Articles:

These articles will be distributed and discussed during the planning meetings for 21st Century Skills.

These are articles that we will use on April 16, 2007: Each address the types of skills that have been identified as 21st century skills.





March 26, 2007: Articles used for discussion during Meeting 1


: Marc Prensky is an internationally acclaimed speaker, writer, consultant, and designer in the critical areas of education and learning.


Oblinger, D. (2003, July/August). Boomers, Gen-Xers, and Millennials:
     Understanding the "New Students". //Educase Review, 38//(Number 4), 37-47. Retrieved February 25, 2007, from
     http://www.educause.edu/pub/er/erm03/erm034.asp

from http://www.wisc.edu/depd/series/


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES






: Some great quotes for facilitating conversations about digital kids. From Scott McCleod http://scottmcleod.typepad.com/dangerouslyirrelevant/2006/09/digital_kids_an.html



Frameworks for 21st Century Learning