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21st Century Skills for 21st Century Work

We've spent a lot of time talking about the importance of teaching 21st Century skills, but there are still a few nay-sayers on staff who want to see a specific correlation between what we say we need to teach and what employers are looking for. I've used some U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics, but I need more

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Equipping the 21st Century Classroom

Although many of us dislike the term “21st century,”we can all agree that the notion behind it—the needto reform education to meet today’s and tomorrow’slearners—is still valid.

Partnership for 21st Century Skills

Partnership for 21st Century Skills The Partnership website is an excellent place to learn what 21st century skills are, why they are important and who is supporting their development. Perhaps the most valuable section for teachers and administrators is the section on Framework Resources. Here

21st Century Skills

21st Century Skills This site, from the Metiri Group and NCREL, provides both a look at and activities for these four major categories of 21st Century Skills: Digital Age Literacies, Inventive Thinking, Effective Communication, and High Productivity. Each skill is further sub-divided and many

21st-Century Classroom Report

Technology skills are essential to a successful future, according to students surveyed in the second annual 21st-Century Classroom Report, a nationwide survey of more than 1,000 high school students, faculty and IT staff. Ninety-four percent of students said learning and mastering technology skills will improve their educational and career opportunities, and 97 percent of faculty agreed.