Friday, April 3, 2009
Measuring 21st Century Skills
eSchool News has a new site with resources and information about measuring the 21st century skills. This quote is why we should be looking for all the good quality resources we can find for our students. "Our country's global economic success in the future depends on K-20 graduates honing their "21st Century Skills." Today's tech-savvy generation has no shortage of user-friendly devices...and they know how to use them. But are they putting these tech skills to good use? You've heard of the 3Rs, but what about the 5Cs such as critical thinking, creative problem solving, communications, collaboration and cross-cultural relationship building?"