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STUDENT SUCCESS IN MATH AND SCIENCE: PREPARING STUDENTS TO BE WORLD READY

LifeBound Carol Carter and Maureen Breeze

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WHY IS IT CRITICAL FOR STUDENTS TO LEARN MATH AND SCIENCE SKILLS?

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WHAT DOES THE GLOBAL COMPETITION LOOK LIKE?

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WHAT DO OUR STUDENTS LOOK LIKE?

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WHAT WILL THE GLOBAL ECONOMY OF THE 21ST CENTURY DEMAND OF TODAY’S STUDENTS?

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Caroline Moore

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William Kamkwamba

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Nick Graham

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Bimmer Torres and Ratha Sok

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21ST CENTURY SKILLS • • • • • • •

Risk-taking Resiliency Problem-solving Decision-making Ethics Entrepreneurship Not what you know, but what you DO www.lifebound.com


ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE

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HOW CAN YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

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AS A COACH Asking Powerful Questions  Helping students embrace rigor and challenge  Holding students to be accountable  Getting small commitments  Courageously holding the expectation 

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AS A SCHOOL LEADER Student Success and Transition Initiatives  Parent Engagement Strategies  After School Partnerships  Cross Disciplinary Teaching  Community Liaisons  Keeping Current 

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AS A GLOBAL LEADER Technology-based global teams  International/virtual math and science competitions  Everyday math and science with global examples 

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“…the world needs you to be forever the generation of strategic optimists, the generation with more dreams than memories, the generation that wakes up each morning and not only imagines that things can be better but also acts on that imagination every day.”

- Thomas Friedman The World is Flat

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Nevada Math and Science