Sonoma County Office of Education

21st Century Learning


EdLeader21 | Link
EdLeader21 has created The Leader’s Guide to 21st Century Education: 7 Steps for Schools and Districts, a publication that organizes the complex process of transforming schools and districts into seven well-defined steps for implementing the 4Cs: critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity.

Leadership+Design | Link
Leadership+Design provides design experiences for the leaders who design the future of education. They facilitated the “Design Thinking Bootcamp” that was featured during the 2014 summer institute on 21st Century Teaching and Learning. In their work and on their website, Leadership+Design share a wide variety of resources on fostering adaptive leadership in schools.

Partnership for 21st Century Learning | Link
The Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21) is a national organization that advocates for 21st century readiness for every student. The Framework for 21st Century Learning that P21 has developed fuses the 3Rs with the 4Cs (critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity) to give students the skills and knowledge they need to succeed.

Technology for Learners | Link
This section of the SCOE website outlines some of the resources and services available to schools that are using electronic tools in the classroom and integrating technology in the learning process.

Technology for Learners Blog | Link
Rick Phelan’s Technology for Learners Blog focuses on the effective integration of technology in schools. It offers ideas and resources to support purposeful use of technology in relation to the Common Core Standards and 21st century learning.

Web Tools for Educators | Link
Matt O’Donnell, SCOE 21st century technology innovation specialist, has compiled this list of Web tools for educators. From animation to whiteboards and everything in between, these online resources can be integrated into the classrooms and used with students.