21st Century Skills

Educating for a Digital Future: Thoughts on Curriculum

My last blog was a brief summary of a paper commissioned by the Government of New South Wales, Australia for use as part of a symposium on Education …

Intelligence

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

Educating for a Digital Future: The Challenge

<i>The following blog is an abstract of an article I wrote for the Government of New South Wales, Australia, for use as part of a symposium on Education</i> …

Students

The Case for School Makerspaces, According to Those Who Use Them

I recently talked with some innovative educators (and their students) who have utilized makerspaces in their elementary schools. Collectively, they …

Teaching

Building a Compassionate, Global Community, One Classroom at a Time

« How to Build a Better Language Immersion Program | Main<p><i>Editor's Note: Recognizing the perspectives of others has never been more important. Today,</i> …

Teaching

6 EDU Phrases to DEEP-SIX

The words we choose have the power to:<p><b>MAKE or BREAK |</b> <b>BUILD UP or TEAR DOWN</b><p>As educators- No, as people- <b>we have a responsibility to select our words</b> …

Language

District targets student learning by focusing on teachers

Teachers are routinely told they should not stand in the front of the classroom and lecture. They hear that this type of instruction is boring and …

Education

Listening with Understanding and Empathy in the ClassroomASCD Inservice

It is an experience all teachers recognize and attend to on a daily basis……yes, student frustration. Often frustration is quieted, passed over, or …

Teaching

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 …

Students

How We Hire Employees Who Embody 21st Century Skills

At Education Elements, we are proud that our team members model the 21st Century skills we encourage in the classrooms we serve. Our consultants …

Leadership

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 …

Teaching

How to Engage Any Student Via Gamification

How students can learn while having fun in class.

Teaching

How to Be an Engaged Educator

One teacher's advice on becoming a more engaged teacher.

Education

Competencies vs Learning Outcomes

Competencies and Learning Outcomes<p>by David Gosselin, University of Nebraska-Lincoln<p>Competencies and learning outcomes are two related educational …

Learning

Will Skills Save Us?

A content-focused school experience or a skills-focused one.<p>That was the choice posed to me by a parent in Luxembourg during my visit there last …

Teaching

15 Resources for Teaching Media LiteracyASCD Inservice

With new information sources, videos, and apps popping up every day and accusations of fake news running rampant, teaching students to understand how …

Media Literacy

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 …

Education

Helping Young Children Build 21st-Century Skills

<b>Be sure to join the @P21Learning early learning Twitter chat today (9/20)</b> <b>at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET</b> <b>using #p21Exemplar</b><p><i>By David Ross</i><p>The development of …

5 Math Technology Tools to Engage Students

« Considering North Korea Beyond the Headlines | Main | Disasters: Pairing Prevention With Preparedness in the Classroom »<p><i>Editor's Note: Engaging</i> …

E-books: Essential for Teaching Culture in Foreign Language Classrooms

« 5 Steps to Build a Diverse Classroom Library and Encourage Empathy | Main<p><i>Editor's Intro: This week, in celebration of International Literacy Day,</i> …

Language Learning

EDUCATION IN THE 21st CENTURY

<b>THE VALUE OF A 21ST CENTURY EDUCATION</b><p>Success looks different now than it did in the past. High-achieving people are frequently choosing to opt out of …

Education

10 Reasons Kids Should Learn to Code

10 Reasons Kids Should Learn to Code When it comes to preparing your children for the future, there are few better ways to do so than to help them …

Kids

Five Elements for Differentiation of the 21st Century Learner

In a high school English classroom in Arizona, students work in established teams to tackle assignments. The teacher, Mr. Maier, coaches them on how …

Pedagogy

To Develop Future-Ready Students, Project-Based Lessons Teach Real World Skills

Higher test scores. Better graduation rates. Increased lifetime earning potential. Incorporating social-emotional learning and character education …

Teaching

Teaching SEL Is Easier With TeacherVision’s New FutureFit Resources

Future-Ready skills, Social Emotional Learning (SEL), 21st Century Skills—teachers know these skills are crucial to students’ success in the …

Learning

Technology, 21st century skills, and education

As Jon Andrews points out, the education world seems obsessed about framing our thinking around what the future holds, and guestimations of its …

Pedagogy

Dyslexic Thinking Skills Explained

<b>“It’s time we all understand dyslexia properly as a different way of thinking, not a disadvantage”. Sir Richard Branson</b><p>With so much focus at this …

Critical Thinking

International Career & College Counseling Conference To Attract Over 500 Schools, Colleges

International Career & College Counseling (IC3) platform has invited participation of schools, colleges and universities to drive networking …

Education

2 Days of Relationship Building? But how? | Mrs. Js Classroom

We’ll be starting school a week from today but many teachers have already begun. Relationship building can (and should) happen all year. That being …

Teaching

Private Sezin School Open Roof Space / ATÖLYE

<i>From the team.</i> Private Sezin School Open Roof Space is a ‘beyond-classroom’ pedagogical space with a spatially hybrid program that fosters meeting, …

Students