Brought to you by Wednesday, February 24, 2010 | 1 pm PST 4 pm EST Click here to register for this FREE event K 12s everywhere are turning to wireless LANs to enable their 21st century education curriculum, however,
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
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 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
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.