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  1. Tough Choices or Tough Times The Global Achievement Gap Partnership for 21st Century Skills Why the Buzz about 21st century education?

  2. NCEE – National Center on Education & the Economy • Tough Choices or Tough Times – 2007 • The report of the new commission on the skills of the American workforce. India, China, other developing countries producing large numbers of young people with top mathematics & analytical skills who are available for a fraction of what U.S. professionals charge Tough Choices or Tough Times

  3. Why even our best schools don’t teach the new survival skills our children need – and what we can do about it The Global Achievement GapTony Wagner

  4. Tony Wagner • Co-Director of the Change Leadership Group at the Harvard Graduate School of Education • Faculty member of the Executive Leadership Program for Educators (joint program with Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, Business School & Kennedy School of Government) • Senior Advisor to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (past 9 years) • The Global Achievement Gap

  5. Why Change? • The World is Flat – Thomas Friedman • Interview results from educators, students and business leaders • School visits over the last 20 years The Global Achievement Gap

  6. Two achievement gaps • Gap between the quality of schooling that most middle-class kids get in America & the quality of schooling available for the poor and minority children • Global gap – between what even our best schools are teaching and what all student will need to succeed as learners, workers, and citizens. • The Global Achievement Gap

  7. Partnership for 21st c Skills • Ken Kay – founder & President • www.21stcenturyskills.org • Partnership for 21st c skills

  8. Portrait of a Failing System • For Every 100 9th Graders: • 68 Graduate on Time: • Of Those, 40 Enroll Directly in College: • Of Those, 27 are still Enrolled the Following Year: • Of Those, 18 Earn an Associates Degree within 3 Years or a B.A. within 6 Years. • 82 Don’t Make It! Tough Choices or Tough Times

  9. High School Graduation Rate

  10. Facts • 40% of all students who enter college must take remedial courses. • 65% of college professors report that what is taught in high school does not prepare students for college. One reason for this is that state assessments measure 9th or 10th grade-level knowledge and skills. • The Global Achievement Gap

  11. Facts • 85% of current jobs & almost 90% fastest-growing jobs now require postsecondary education. • US ranks 10th among industrial nations in the rate of college completion by 25 – 44-year-olds. • The Global Achievement Gap

  12. Organisation for Economic Co-operation & DevelopmentOECD • Founded in 1961 to promote economic growth & world trade • Sponsors Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) launched in 2000 • Develops & administers standardized assessments of reading, mathematical, and scientific literacy to 4,500 to 10,000 15 year-olds in participating countries. • The Global Achievement Gap

  13. PISA • 2003 developed a test of problem-solving skills with the 41 countries involved • Making decisions under constraints • Evaluating & designing systems for a particular situation • Trouble-shooting a malfunctioning device or system based on a set of symptoms • The Global Achievement Gap

  14. PISA results for US • Overall score =behind 28 other countries • ¼ of US students scored below level 1 • Finland, Hong Kong, Japan & Korea = 30% scored level 3 in problem-solving • United States = 12% scored level 3 in problem-solving • US Dept. of Education by the National Center for Education Statistics

  15. ACHIEVENational Governors Association education organization • 70% s’s do not comprehend complex reading materials • 66% s’s cannot think analytically • 65% s’s lack appropriate work & study habits • 62% s’s write poorly • 300 instructors who taught 1st year students in college. • The Global Achievement Gap

  16. Teacher Training Programs • National Board Certified Teachers • Scored 7-15% higher than non-NBCT on end tests • In 48 comparison areas NBCT teachers surpassed non-NBCT teachers • Math NBCTs helped their students achieve larger testing gains in 9th & 10th grades than noncertified colleagues. • Exhibited deep learning outcomes more frequently than non-NBCT • The Global Achievement Gap

  17. Motivating Today’s StudentsMe, MySpace, and I: Parenting the New Generation (2007) Larry Rosen • 87% of teens are online • 60% of 12-year-olds • 82% of 13-year-olds • 94%of 16 & 17-year-olds Teens are online an average of 5 days per week, 2-3 hours a day. 67% of teens & 40% of preteens own a cell phone 87% of 8-17-year-olds play videogames 75% of teens use IM 80% of 12 – 17-year-olds use MySpace The Global Achievement Gap

  18. 10-Year Job Trends • Between 1995 & 2005: • 3 million manufacturing jobs lost • 17 million service-sector jobs created Fastest-growing jobs in the service sector include doctors, lawyers, engineers, & sales & marketing professionals.

  19. Profile of Successful Workers • Top academic performance • Creative & innovative • Able to learn very quickly • Tough Choices or Tough Times

  20. What qualities are employers looking for? • Someone who asks good questions • Someone who can engage in good discussion – who can look me in the eye and have a give and take • Team player • The Global Achievement Gap

  21. Building a New System for the 21st Century • Assume we do job right the 1st time • More efficient use of resources • Invest in early childhood education • Recruit teachers from the top 1/3 of college • Create high performance schools, districts Tough Choices or Tough Times

  22. Building a New System for the 21st Century • Provide strong support to disadvantaged 7. Rebuild standards, assessment & curriculum 8. Provide free education for all to new standard 9. Create New GI Bill-Lifelong learning support 10. Create regional economic development authorities Tough Choices or Tough Times

  23. Why even our best schools don’t teach the new survival skills our children need – and what we can do about it The Global Achievement GapTony Wagner

  24. The Seven Survival Skills • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving • Collaboration Across Networks and Leading by Influence • Agility & Adaptability • Initiative & Entrepreneurialism • Effective Oral & Written Communication • Accessing & Analyzing Information • Curiosity & Imagination • The Global Achievement Gap

  25. Partnership for 21st c Skills • Ken Kay – founder & President • www.21stcenturyskills.org • Partnership for 21st c skills

  26. Framework for 21st c Learning

  27. 21st c Student Outcomes • Core Subjects & 21st c Themes • Global Awareness • Financial, Economic, Business & Entrepreneurial Literacy • Civic Literacy • Health Literacy • Partnership for 21st c skills

  28. 21st c Student Outcomes • Learning & Innovation Skills • Creativity & Innovation • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving • Communication & Collaboration

  29. 21st c Student Outcomes Information, Media & Technology Skills • Information Literacy • Media Literacy • ICT Literacy • Information, Communications & Technology Partnership for 21st c skills

  30. 21st c Student Outcomes • Life & Career Skills • Flexibility & Adaptability • Initiative & Self-Direction • Social & Cross-Cultural Skills • Productivity & Accountability • Leadership & Responsibility • Partnership for 21st c skills

  31. What can we do with this knowledge? • Professional Learning Communities – studying 21st century skill development • Book study – The Global Achievement Gap • Curriculum Development • Technical Skill development • All Stakeholders participating • MILE (Milestones for Improving Learning & Education) Guide Workshop – OCM BOCES • Share resources and PD offerings