21st Century Skills

Highlights from panel on developing students’ 21st century skills through interaction

More than 1,800 English teachers and leading experts in English teaching from home and abroad gathered in Shanghai on Friday for 2018 TESOL China …

News (China)

The Seven Top Skills Google Now Looks for in Graduates

This year, I actually heard a graduating senior say in a speech: “I would like to thank my arms for always being by my side; my legs for always …

Google Now

Really Good Stuff to launch digital learning tool with Fingerprint

Really Good Stuff, a subsidiary of Excelligence Learning and a big supplier of educational tools for teachers, has teamed up with Fingerprint to offer its mobile app Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection.<p>The company will launch the flagship digital product in time for school in September on …

Business

How to Become a Data Scientist: A Guide to Data Science Interviews

You’re convinced that you want to enter into a data science career. You’ve done your research and even started to learn some of the skills needed. …

Data Science

Doing school differently

The not-school movement that's helping young people re-engage with learning<p>Alternative schooling programs could deliver greater learning outcomes for …

Pedagogy

Forget Boy Scouts: Mozilla Wants New Digital Merit Badges For 21st Century Skills

The “Badges for Learning” competition tries to raise awareness for and legitimize education gained outside of school.<p>When I was a kid, earning merit badges in Webelos seemed like a meaningful, worthwhile way to spend some of my free time. But that “arrow of light” insignia that I earned? Decades …

Mozilla

Minecraft: Kids Learn 21st Century Skills While Building New Worlds

Minecraft has been named a Best Summer Learning Game by Common Sense Education Minecraft Spiraling sandbox of adventure and creation gets kids to dig …

Learning

IMLS Code Club Grant

Coding and computer science are a new kind of digital literacy, and public libraries all over the U.S. are stepping up. You can join the effort and …

Computer Science

Resisting pointless education fads

The primary responsibility of teachers’ unions is to represent their members. This includes advocating for better wages, opposing unfair working …

Pedagogy

14 Iowa schools among best public schools in nation

2 months ago<p>DES MOINES, Iowa - 14 Iowa high schools get silver medals in the U.S. News and World Report Best Public High Schools in the nation. That …

High School

Read your way to better English Week | Oxford University Press

Don't worry if you missed these webinars - you can access them through our webinar library!<p>Login with your Oxford Teachers Club membership and get …

Oxford University Press

Developing 21st Century Skills: Information Literacy

The 21st century skill of information literacy is one that students must master to be able to seek, access, and apply facts from all sources to guide …

Teaching

Help Save Children’s Lives | UNICEF USA | Support A Kid Power School!

Support A Kid Power School!<p>Did you know that every single step the 30,000 Boston Marathon runners take this year is helping to save children’s …

UNICEF

Makerspaces: Building Community and 21st-Century Skills in Detroit

How maker spaces can promote 21st century skills, social-emotional learning, and a sense of community.

Education

Mary Bousted and 21st century skills

Filling the pailIn an article for the <i>Times Educational Supplement</i>, Dr. Mary Bousted, a leader of the National Education Union in the UK, makes a …

Pedagogy

Ed Tech Entrepreneur Ray Henderson Appointed to Nobel Learning Communities, Inc.'s Board of Directors

WEST CHESTER, Pa., March 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- <b></b>Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. (NLCI) announced today that it has named education technology veteran and entrepreneur Ray Henderson to its board of directors. NLCI owns and operates more than 200 nonsectarian private schools, including preschools, …

Education Technology

Kidizens Summer Camps 2018 - Los Altos, CA Patch

<b>Kidizens: Young Mayors - Build and Run Your Own LEGO City</b><p><b>Would you like to build and be the Mayor of an entire city of LEGOs?</b><p>Would you like to …

Lego

Genius Hour at Middlebury Elementary School

The 4th-grade classes invited family members to view their projects during 'The Genius Hour.'<p><b>From Pomperaug Regional School District 15:</b> 4th grade …

Teaching

Should the 4 Cs of 21st century skills make room for one more?

There's an argument to have computational thinking stand on its own as opposed to being a component of critical thinking.

Education Technology

The lure of 21st century skills

Filling the pail <i>The following is a guest post from a teacher who got in touch through the contact section of this blog. It sheds some light on why</i> …

Pedagogy

Facilitating Student Curiosity: Strategies and Resources

<i>Editor's Note: On a recent,</i> <i>#Globaledchat</i> <i>on Twitter, I asked the Right Question Institute's Director of Strategy for their Education Program, Andrew</i> …

Pedagogy

Fostering exploration and excellence in 21st century schools - The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)

The need for education systems to evolve along with the demands of the global economy is certain. But the question of how to implement this change at …

World Economy

Anythink Strategic Plan 2018-2022

OUR VISION: Anythink is the catalyst for innovation in our community.<p>COMMUNITY<p><b>OUTCOME:</b> People are happy, healthy and safe.<p><b>STRATEGIC INITIATIVE:</b> …

Unlocking Asia’s digital future with 21st century skills - Asia News Center

Bill Gates likes to call himself an “<b>impatient optimist</b>.” I do too. When I meet people like Hai, a 25 year old programmer from Vietnam with cerebral …

Asia Pacific

Karen Cator Speaking at SXSW EDU 2018

Karen Cator is President and CEO of Digital Promise and a leading voice for transforming American education through technology, innovation and …

Education

Teaching kids 21st century skills early will help prepare them for their future

<i>This is an edited extract written by Iram Siraj, from Future Frontiers: Education for an AI World, a New South Wales Department of Education</i> …

Education

What are the 6Cs and why are they important?

Since the late 1990s, educators and policymakers have been discussing the need for 21st Century Skills. The Partnership for 21st Century Skills …

Pedagogy

How do we teach 21st century skills in classrooms?

By Esther Care, Helyn Kim, Alvin VistaOver the past several decades, there has been increased demand for formal education to include the development …

Here's a 21st Century Skill--and How to Teach It!

I've been very skeptical of 21st century skills (e.g., see here nearly ten years ago, and again here). My skepticism grew out what I perceived as a …

Studies: Project-based learning leads to workforce readiness, future success

As a new school year is underway in Maury County, students can expect a new approach to learning that is positively correlated to future job success …

Pedagogy