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Updated by Leslie Sawyer on Jun 10, 2018
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9th Grade Lessons for 21st Century Learners

This list-ly will provide eight lesson plans on the "8 Must Have Skills for the 21st Century Learner"

Digital Literacy | Common Sense Education

Helping students understand the importance of validating information online.

Emotional Intelligence- The Skills Our Students Deserve | Ronen Habib | TEDxGunnHighSchool

This video is a great lesson on Emotional Intelligence and how high school students can understand the skills they need to understand this issue. I would use the video as the lesson and have students do a written activity following the video to ensure they have a clear understanding of the importance of Emotional Intelligence. The narrator or the video is Ronen Habib from Gunn HS. He will speak about the importance of promoting student mental health in high school, and advocate for peer and staff support.

Picture the Global Dimension photo activity by Moira Jenkins - Teaching Resources - Tes

This photo activity can be adapted to suit all ages and links into many curriculum subjects. It can also be used in tutor time or after-school clubs.
Students look at each of the 17 photos featured, ask themselves 'what's global about this picture?' and ...

How To Think Outside the Box with Entrepreneurship Lesson Plans

Need some fresh ideas for entrepreneurship lesson plans? It's not business as usual when you're talking risk! You need to think outside the box.

Computational Thinking

For this activity, no instructions are provided. Instead, students will use examples of what imaginary players have done to figure out how to play the game. This lesson gives students the opportunity to practice the four arts of computational thinking (decomposition, pattern matching, abstraction, and algorithms) in one cohesive activity.

Team-Building Activities for High School Students

Download three team-building activities for high school students and use them to establish a great classroom dynamic.

Communication Activity from US Department of Labor

"Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success," is a curriculum developed by ODEP focused on teaching "soft" or workforce readiness skills to youth, including youth with disabilities. Created for youth development professionals as an introduction to workplace interpersonal and professional skills, the curriculum is targeted for youth ages 14 to 21 in both in-school and out-of-school environments. The basic structure of the program is comprised of modular, hands-on, engaging activities that focus on six key skill areas: communication, enthusiasm and attitude, teamwork, networking, problem solving and critical thinking, and professionalism.