Category 21st Century Skills

6 Practices for Creating a 21st Century Engaging Classroom

http://the21stcenturyprincipal.blogspot.com/2013/08/6-practices-for-creating-21st-century.html Tuesday, August 6, 2013 6 Practices for Creating a 21st Century Engaging Classroom “Teachers who are willing to experiment and take risks on behalf of kids are in a much better position, regardless of their age, to meet their students where they are, and my experience is that students appreciate the effort.” Ron Nash, […]

Strategies for Program Evaluation in the 21st Century

http://www.nten.org/articles/2013/strategies-for-program-evaluation-in-the-21st-century Strategies for Program Evaluation in the 21st Century Submitted on Mon, 8/19/2013 – 6:23am By Kyle Henri Andrei Research Analyst, Idealware In our increasingly data-driven world, it is more important than ever for nonprofits to be able to measure and monitor the effectiveness of their programs. It’s difficult to improve program services or reach […]

Three Cheers for School! Building a Better School Day

http://www.parade.com/62420/michaelbrick/three-cheers-for-school-building-a-better-school-day/ Three Cheers for School! Building a Better School Day August 10, 2013 – 5:00 AM By Michael Brick 7 inspiring ideas to deepen learning, engage students, close achievement gaps, and better prepare our kids for a 21st-century world. As a preschooler in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn, 4-year-old Hannah has been splitting her time between day […]

Choice, change drive education in the 21st century

http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130806/OPINION01/308060006 August 6, 2013 at 1:00 am Choice, change drive education in the 21st century Dale Bernard Today and tomorrow, education will be defined by change and by choice. For many of us who came along at the end of the Baby Boomer generation it would have been impossible for us to imagine how technology […]

How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different

How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different 10/05/2012, Terry Heick In an era dominated by constant information and the desire to be social, should the tone of thinking for students be different? This is the world of Google. In this world full of information abundance, our minds are constantly challenged to react to data, and […]

3 Knowledge Domains For The 21st Century Student

http://www.teachthought.com/learning/3-knowledge-domains-for-the-21st-century-student/ 3 Knowledge Domains For The 21st Century Student 07/08/2013, Terry Heick Thinking in the 21st century is just different. (Also here https://stemreadings.wordpress.com/2013/07/10/how-21st-century-thinking-is-just-different/) That doesn’t mean we’re all suddenly omnipotent cyborgs, nor does it mean we’ve all become mindless social media addicts that spend our cognitive might tapping, swiping, and drooling on our smartphone and […]

The 7 Skills Students Must Have For The Future

http://www.edudemic.com/2013/07/the-7-skills-students-must-have-for-the-future/ The 7 Skills Students Must Have For The Future Added by Jeff Dunn on 2013-07-08 Are students prepared for the future? Are they graduating ready to innovate? What are some of the skills students should have in order to have a successful future? Those are some of the questions Tony Wagner (follow him on […]