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21st Century Skills Framework for Fourth Grade Science

P21-1. CORE SUBJECTS AND 21st CENTURY THEMES

1.1. Global Awareness

1.1.1. Using 21st century skills to understand and address global issues

1.2. Financial, Economic, Business and Entrepreneurial Literacy

1.2.1. Knowing how to make appropriate personal economic choices
1.2.2. Understanding the role of the economy in society

1.3. Civic Literacy

1.3.1. Participating effectively in civic life through knowing how to stay informed and understanding governmental processes
1.3.2. Exercising the rights and obligations of citizenship at local, state, national and global levels
1.3.3. Understanding the local and global implications of civic decisions

P21-2. LEARNING AND INNOVATION SKILLS

2.2. CRITICAL THINKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING

2.2.3. Make Judgments and Decisions
2.2.3.1. Effectively analyze and evaluate evidence, arguments, claims and beliefs
2.2.3.3. Synthesize and make connections between information and arguments
2.2.3.4. Interpret information and draw conclusions based on the best analysis
2.2.4. Solve Problems
2.2.4.1. Solve different kinds of non-familiar problems in both conventional and innovative ways

2.3. COMMUNICATION AND COLLABORATION

2.3.1. Communicate Clearly
2.3.1.1. Articulate thoughts and ideas effectively using oral, written and nonverbal communication skills in a variety of forms and contexts
2.3.1.5. Communicate effectively in diverse environments (including multi-lingual)

P21-3. INFORMATION, MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

3.3. ICT (Information, Communications and Technology) LITERACY

3.3.1. Apply Technology Effectively
3.3.1.1. Use technology as a tool to research, organize, evaluate and communicate information

P21-4. LIFE AND CAREER SKILLS

4.2. INITIATIVE AND SELF-DIRECTION

4.2.1. Manage Goals and Time
4.2.1.1. Set goals with tangible and intangible success criteria
4.2.1.2. Balance tactical (short-term) and strategic (long-term) goals
4.2.1.3. Utilize time and manage workload efficiently
4.2.3. Be Self-directed Learners
4.2.3.2. Demonstrate initiative to advance skill levels towards a professional level
4.2.3.4. Reflect critically on past experiences in order to inform future progress

4.4. PRODUCTIVITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY

4.4.1. Manage Projects
4.4.1.1. Set and meet goals, even in the face of obstacles and competing pressures
4.4.1.2. Prioritize, plan and manage work to achieve the intended result
4.4.2. Produce Results
4.4.2.1. Work positively and ethically
4.4.2.2. Manage time and projects effectively
4.4.2.3. Multi-task
4.4.2.4. Participate actively, as well as be reliable and punctual
4.4.2.5. Present oneself professionally and with proper etiquette
4.4.2.6. Collaborate and cooperate effectively with teams
4.4.2.7. Respect and appreciate team diversity
4.4.2.8. Be accountable for results

4.5. LEADERSHIP AND RESPONSIBILITY

4.5.1. Guide and Lead Others
4.5.1.1. Use interpersonal and problem-solving skills to influence and guide others toward a goal
4.5.1.2. Leverage strengths of others to accomplish a common goal