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Microsoft

21st century learning design

Microsoft via Microsoft Learn

Overview

  • Module 1: Understand the concept of 21st century learning design. Explore learning in the 21st century and innovative teaching practices that support the development of 21st century skills.
  • In this module, you will:

    • Identify the needs of 21st century learners
    • Explain the history and reason behind the 21st century learning designresearch project
    • Identify the 21st century skills learners need for life and work in the 21stcentury
    • Explain the purpose of 21st century learning design framework, rubrics, anddecision trees
  • Module 2: This module introduces educators to the dimension of knowledge construction which helps learners build deep knowledge that they can transfer and apply in practice.
  • In this module, you will:

    • Determine why knowledge construction is important
    • Define knowledge construction
    • Understand the 21CLD Knowledge Construction rubric and decision tree
    • Identify Microsoft tools that support knowledge construction
    • Design learning activities that focus on knowledge construction
  • Module 3: This module helps educators design learning activities for learners to develop collaboration skills. It introduces the levels of collaboration: sharing responsibility, making substantive decisions together, and working interdependently.
  • In this module, you will:

    • Determine why collaboration is important
    • Define collaboration
    • Understand the 21CLD collaboration rubric and decision tree
    • Identify Microsoft tools that enhance learners’ collaboration
    • Design learning activities that focus on collaboration
  • Module 4: This module defines real-world problem solving for educators and explains the dimensions that must be present in such classroom activities to prepare learners with 21st century skills.
  • In this module, you will:

    • Determine why real-world problem solving and innovation is important
    • Define problem solving
    • Explore the real-world problem solving and innovation rubric and decision tree
    • Examine Microsoft tools that support real-world problem solving and innovation
    • Design learning activities that focus on real-world problem solving andinnovation
  • Module 5: This module introduces the concept of skilled communication to educators and supports them in designing learning activities to help young people develop this important skill.
  • In this module, you will:

    • Determine why skilled communication is important
    • Define skilled communication
    • Understand the 21CLD skilled communication rubric and decision tree
    • Identify Microsoft tools that support learners in skilled communication
    • Design learning activities that focus on skilled communication
  • Module 6: This module introduces the concept of self-regulation and teaches educators how to design learning activities to help learners develop this important skill.
  • In this module, you will:

    • Determine why self-regulation is important
    • Define self-regulation
    • Explore the self-regulation rubric and decision tree
    • Examine Microsoft tools that support self-regulation
    • Design learning activities that focus on self-regulation
  • Module 7: This module highlights for educators the need to use information and communication technologies (ICT) to transform learning experiences and create and design new information and ICT products.
  • In this module, you will:

    • Determine why it’s important for learners to use ICT to support knowledgeconstruction
    • Define ICT for learning
    • Understand the 21CLD ICT for Learning rubric and decision tree
    • Identify Microsoft tools that help learners use ICT in transformative ways
    • Design learning activities that focus on ICT for Learning
  • Module 8: Implement 21st century skills and learning into classes using 21CLD for lesson design. Practical activities help educators reflect on their practice and that of other educators.
  • In this module, you will:

    • Describe the needs of 21st century learners
    • Explain the 21st century learning design dimensions
    • Create a plan of action for integrating 21st century learning design

Syllabus

  • Module 1: Transform learning with 21st century learning design
    • Introduction
    • Introduction to the 21st century learning design learning path
    • Examine 21st century learning environments
    • Explore the research behind 21st century learning design
    • Understand the 21CLD rubrics
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary
  • Module 2: Develop critical thinking skills with the 21CLD knowledge construction dimension
    • Introduction
    • Introduction to knowledge construction
    • Design learning experiences with the knowledge construction rubric
    • Support knowledge construction with Microsoft tools
    • Knowledge construction in action
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary
  • Module 3: Practice collaborative skills with the 21CLD collaboration dimension
    • Introduction
    • Introduction to collaboration
    • Design learning experiences with the collaboration rubric
    • Promote collaboration with Microsoft tools
    • Collaboration in action
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary
  • Module 4: Innovate learning with the 21CLD real-world problem solving and innovation dimension
    • Introduction
    • Introduction to real-world problem solving and innovation
    • Design learning experiences with the real-world problem solving and innovation rubric
    • Support real-world problem solving and innovation with Microsoft tools
    • Real-world problem solving and innovation in action
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary
  • Module 5: Improve communication skills with the 21CLD skilled communication dimension
    • Introduction
    • Introduction to skilled communication
    • Design learning experiences with the skilled communication rubric
    • Encourage skilled communication with Microsoft tools
    • Skilled communication in action
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary
  • Module 6: Develop learner executive function with the 21CLD self-regulation dimension
    • Introduction
    • Introduction to self-regulation
    • Design learning experiences with the self-regulation rubric
    • Support self-regulation with Microsoft tools
    • Self-regulation in action
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary
  • Module 7: Deepen educational experiences with the 21CLD ICT for learning dimension
    • Introduction
    • Introduction to ICT for learning
    • Design learning experience with the ICT for learning rubric
    • Integrate ICT for learning with Microsoft tools
    • ICT for learning in action
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary
  • Module 8: Embed 21st century skills with 21st century learning design
    • Introduction
    • Review the 21CLD dimensions
    • Prepare to implement 21CLD
    • Call to action
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary

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