Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Understand the changing demands of 21st-century citizenship - courtesy of ASCD - Worth the read!!
The demands of citizenship have changed in the 225 years since the U.S. Constitution was signed, write National Council for the Social Studies Vice President Michelle Herczog and Lillian Kellogg, vice president of Education Networks of America. Herczog and Kellogg write in this opinion article that the four C's of 21st-century competencies -- communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity -- are necessary to be an effective citizen today, as well as a successful student. Philly.com (Philadelphia) (9/17)