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  1. page ACTFL 21 st century skills list edited ... 1. Communication Students as effective communicators use languages to engage in meaningful co…
    1. Communication
    Students as effective communicators use languages to engage in meaningful conversation, to understand and interpret spoken language and written text, and to present information, concepts, and ideas.
    performance assignments
    2. Collaboration
    Students as collaborators use their native and acquired languages to learn from and work cooperatively across cultures with global team members, sharing responsibility and making necessary compromises while working toward a common goal.
    Skype? Create a --------
    3. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
    Students as inquirers frame, analyze, and synthesize information as well as negotiate meaning across language and culture in order to explore problems and issues from their own and different perspectives.
    Los 33- What would you try? Discussed problem-solving example
    4. Creativity and Innovation
    Students as creators and innovators respond to new and diverse perspectives as they use language in imaginative and original ways to make useful contributions.
    Subjunctive video
    5. Information Literacy
    Students as informed global citizens access, manage, and effectively use culturally authentic sources in ethical and legal ways.
    US Dept. of State, Internet, Youtube,
    6. Media Literacy
    Students as active global citizens evaluate authentic sources to understand how media reflect and influence language and culture.
    Current events, Sp. language newspapers, local Spanish TV news
    7. Technology Literacy
    Students as productive global citizens use appropriate technologies when interpreting messages, interacting with others, and producing written, oral, and visual messages.
    Computers, phones, IPads (Kahoot),,,, US Dept of Nat. and Immigration
    Windows Movie Maker,, Google Translate +, Online Spanish dictionaries
    currency converter

    8. Flexibility and Adaptability
    Students as flexible and adaptable language learners are open-minded, willing to take risks, and accept the ambiguity of language while balancing diverse global perspectives.
    Virtual S. America trip essays, La Misma Luna movie, The Road Less Traveled lesson,
    9. Initiative and Self-Direction
    cultural competence.
    Duolingo, Citizenship test, pick personal vocab lists-sp 4

    10. Social and Cross-Cultural Skills
    Students as adept language learners understand diverse cultural perspectives and use appropriate socio-linguistic skills in order to function in diverse cultural and linguistic contexts.
    EDiplomat Cultural etiquette activities, Hispanic gestures/meanings, conversation skits
    11. Productivity and Accountability
    Students as productive and accountable learners take responsibility for their own learning by actively working to increase their language proficiency and cultural knowledge.
    retakes on tests
    12. Leadership and Responsibility:
    Students as responsible leaders leverage their linguistic and cross-cultural skills to inspire others to be fair, accepting, open, and understanding within and beyond the local community.
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