Tag Archives: 21st century skills

Changing World

Tech in the classroom: preparing our students for tomorrow. GUEST COLUMN | by Kevin Wrenn We’ve all heard it a million times in recent years, but it bears repeating: the world is changing and so are the skills young people … Continue reading

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The Pittsburgh Model

‘Steel City’ innovation blazes trail for 21st century American learning. GUEST COLUMN | by Cathy Lewis Long From steel to steak sauce and Mr. Rogers to Andy Warhol, Pittsburgh has a long and storied reputation as a foundry of American … Continue reading

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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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