Event date: 04/13/2010
186,258 miles, 220 meetings, 8,000 log ins…
It’s the New Colorado Academic Standards!
Forty-five educators from around the state came together to participate in the April 13th half-day session, “It’s the New Colorado Academic Standards!” Presenters explained the integration of content knowledge and skills and the holistic manner of the standards. The session provided an overview of the revision process, the essential concepts and skills, a look at what the new standards mean for the classroom, and the connection to 21st century skills.
Many participants appreciated the carousel strategy used to help people explore the 21st century skills. Jo O’Brien referred to these skills as “the five muscles” that are imbedded in all content areas from pre-school through high school. They are…
Participants were given supportive materials to take with them, including…
A huge thank you to Linda Barker, Jo O’Brien, Melissa Colsman, and Angela Norlander for sharing this important information with us.
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