October 26, 2012: 21st Century Skills: ITES Data Literacy for Media and Technology Programs - Northwest RESA

October 25, 2012: 21st Century Skills: Creating a 21st Century Classroom - Northwest RESA

October 8, 2012: NCTIES Conference March 6-8 - Submit a proposal now!

August 7, 2012: Using TPACK to Support Classroom Teachers

July 10, 2012: App Evaluation Rubric

Jill Thompson, from CMS, shared this resource during the ITES session of Summer Institute #2 @ Maiden High School.

June 29, 2012: 21st Century Classroom for Principals Session at Northwest RESA

Access the Interactive Agenda, Presentation, and Materials for this RESA session held on June 28.

May 15, 2012: Frequently Asked Questions Added to Career & College Promise Website

A list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the NC Career & College Promise program has been added to the NC Career & College Promise website. To view the FAQs, and other resources for students, parents and educators, please visithttp://www.ncpublicschools.org/ccpromise/.

April 23, 2012: Upcoming 21st Century Skills Training

March 28, 2012: Check out this Really Cool Video about Infographics

Over the past several months, I have been obsessed with infographics. I presented on them at CCSA this month during my session //Just a Click Away: Free Online Tools to Enhance Instruction//

This video does a great job introducing infographics to teachers and students.

February 21, 2012: Surry County Shares 21st Century Lesson Plan Template

December 20, 2011: Alleghany Shares Engage Me: A Tool for Self-Assessment, Goal Setting, and Planning for implementing 21st Century Instructional Tools

December 20, 2011: Keith Eades Shares Resources from 21st Century Skills: Learning for Life in Our Times by Bernie Trilling & Charles Fadel.

The video case studies can be accessed from:


If you click on MEDIA, it also takes you to Pearson Foundation Link, Oracle Education Foundation and Coalition of Essential Schools

Other links:

CH. 1 - Resources from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills www.21stcenturyskills.org/route21

CES Essential Vision Visions: www.essentialschools.or/pub/ces_docs/resources/essentialvisions.html

CH. 2- The Perfect Learning Storm: Four Converging Forces

Cisco Networking Academy www.cisco.com/web/learning/netacad/index.html

Oracle Academy: http://academy.oracle.com/

Microsoft IT Academy: www.microsoft.com/education/msitacademy/default.mspx

Ch. 3 - Learning and Innovation Skills

Illinois Math and Science Academy's PBL Network: http://pbln.imsa.edu

University of Delaware's Problem-Based Learning Resources and Clearinghouse: www.udel.edu/pbl/

George Lucas Educational Foundation Edutopia: www.edutopia.org/project-learning

Ch. 4 - Digital Literacy Skills -

Media Literacy

American Association of School Librarians: www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/index.cfm

Center for Media Literacy: www.medialit.org

Media Channel: www.mediachannel.org

Media Clearinghouse: http://medialit.med.sc.edu

Common Sense Media: http://commonsensemedia.org/educators

ICT Literacy

International Society for Technology Education: www.iste.org

Consortium for School Networking: www.cosn.org

Association for Educational Communications and Technology: www.acct.org/default.asp

Educause: www.educause.edu

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICT Literacy for Teachers):


Ch. 5 Career and Life Skills

The Asia Society: http://asiasociety.org

Social and Cross-Cultural Interaction: http://esrnational.org

Leadership and Responsibility: www.nmun.org

Ch. 8 Retooling Schooling

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Programme for International Assessment (PISA):


From Skills to Expertise: Future Learning Frameworks: www.ascd.org/programs/The_Whole_Child/The_Whole_Child.apx/.