What is 21st Century Learning?
The term “21st-century skills” is generally used to refer to certain core competencies such as collaboration, digital literacy, critical thinking, and problem-solving that advocates believe schools need to teach to help students thrive in today’s world. In a broader sense, however, the idea of what learning in the 21st century should look like is open to interpretation—and controversy.
To get a sense of how views on the subject align—and differ— Education Week Teacher Professional Development published a great article asking a range of education experts to define 21st-century learning from their own perspectives.
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“How Do You Define 21st-Century Learning?” Education Week Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook:. Education Week Teacher Professional Development, 10 Oct. 2010. Web. 19 Nov. 2013.