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21st century skills: learning for life in our time

By: Trilling, Bernie & Fadel, Charles.
Contributor(s): Fadel, charles.
Publisher: San Francisco Jossey-Bass 2009Description: xxxi, 206 p. With CD at Acc. No.ISBN: 9780470553626.Subject(s): Educational planning --United States | Education - Aims and objectives - United States | Educational change - United States | Life skills - Study and teaching - United StatesDDC classification: 370.73 Summary: This title offers new building blocks for learning in a complex world. This important resource introduces a framework for 21st Century learning that maps out the skills needed to survive and thrive in a complex and connected world. 21st Century content includes the basic core subjects of reading, writing, and arithmetic - but also emphasizes global awareness, financial/economic literacy, and health issues. The skills fall into three categories: learning and innovations skills; digital literacy skills; and, life and career skills. This book is filled with vignettes, international examples, and classroom samples that help illustrate the framework and provide an exciting view of what twenty-first century teaching and learning can achieve. It is a vital resource that outlines the skills needed for students to excel in the twenty-first century. It explores the three main categories of 21st Century Skills: learning and innovations skills; digital literacy skills; and, life and career skills.
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This title offers new building blocks for learning in a complex world. This important resource introduces a framework for 21st Century learning that maps out the skills needed to survive and thrive in a complex and connected world. 21st Century content includes the basic core subjects of reading, writing, and arithmetic - but also emphasizes global awareness, financial/economic literacy, and health issues. The skills fall into three categories: learning and innovations skills; digital literacy skills; and, life and career skills. This book is filled with vignettes, international examples, and classroom samples that help illustrate the framework and provide an exciting view of what twenty-first century teaching and learning can achieve. It is a vital resource that outlines the skills needed for students to excel in the twenty-first century. It explores the three main categories of 21st Century Skills: learning and innovations skills; digital literacy skills; and, life and career skills.

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