Framework for 21st Century Skills
The North Carolina Essential Standards, including the standards for Healthful Living, were filtered through the Framework for 21st Century Skills.
The 21st Century Themes and Skills are intended to be infused throughout instruction in all subject areas.
To learn more about 21st Century Skills, visit the official //Partnership for 21st Century Skills// website.



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http://www.p21.org/

Resources for 21st Century Skills

Two-page overview of 21st Century Skills

This two page overview of 21st century skills is available from the official Partnership for 21st Century Skills website. It includes both the rainbow graphic and an overview of the Core Subjects, Life and Career Skills, Learning and Innovation Skills, and Information, Media, and Technology Skills. Many of the public school educators will be familiar with this framework.


Definitions for the 21st Century Skills

This overview of 21st century skills definitions is available from the official Partnership for 21st Century Skills website.



P21 Chart

This chart is adapted from the P21 rainbow, but includes the skills listed for each section of the rainbow.


Below are documents to download which illustrate one sample alignment with each component of the 21st Century Skills Framework and the North Carolina Health Education and Physical Education Essential Standards.

Health Education Essential Standards Alignment to 21st Century Themes and Skills



Physical Education Essential Standards Alignment to 21st Century Themes and Skills




Additional Resource for 21st Century Skills

http://ghholmes.pbworks.com/w/page/5370305/21st%20Century%20Learners