Tag Archives: 21st century skills

Preparing for Preparedness

Life after high school in the 21st century.   GUEST COLUMN | by Rory Gesch There’s little argument that U.S. schools need to better prepare students for life after high school. Policymakers, educators, and businesspeople all agree on the critical … Continue reading

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Next Step for Kids’ Apps: Developing New Literacies

GUEST COLUMN | by Bjorn Jeffery Apps for kids are becoming increasingly popular in education. While this is a very positive development, the kids’ app community needs to think broader about what kind of skills and traits we should be … Continue reading

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Living in a Digital World We Don’t Understand

Teaching 21st-century skills for 21st-century jobs GUEST COLUMN | by Cat McManus The term “21st century skills” gets thrown around a lot in educational circles. Some use this term to mean “computer literacy.” Others expand the concept to include a “range … Continue reading

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Online Resources for Great Writing

GUEST COLUMN | by Phillip Garsia Writing requires a variety of resources to be considered successful. Modern Internet technology has numerous dependable tools you can use to write better. Whether you’re a student, wishing you could write better papers and … Continue reading

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TechTonic Forces for Change Reshape Learning Landscapes

PRAGMATIC VISIONS | By Ferdi Serim [Editor’s note: This is the second in a new column series from the pragmatic visionaries at the Thornburg Center for Professional Development] Leaders beware of that seemingly solid ground beneath your feet. While tectonic … Continue reading

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