Monday, September 12, 2011

Creating a 21st century school

This article from Edutopia, courtesy of ASCD Smart Brief, speaks clearly about what skills are necessary for the 21st century.  The post confirms many of the findings of the literacy and technology team!!  Enjoy!!
  • Creating a 21st century school
    The writer of this blog post offers a framework for schools or districts seeking to offer students a 21st century education. Ken Kay, who is CEO of a group of school leaders dedicated to that mission, recommends schools focus on the 4 C's -- critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity -- and offers seven steps for integrating these skills into the educational culture. Kay also suggests that strong leadership is a key component to achieving such a vision. Kay's blog (8/30) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

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