What 21st Century Skills Are
and why they are necessary
21st Century Skills are teachable,learnable skills that will change the paradigm of "learning"; moving kids from regurgitating memorized information to self-discovery and APPLICATION of knowledge to solve real-world issues.
We Have to Move from THIS...
We as teachers must move from Sage on the Stage to Guide on the Side. Teaching our students fundamental skills, instilling the PASSION for learning and the seeking-of-knowledge, and guiding them to learn how to discover knowledge and APPLY it.
We have to showcase our students to a GLOBAL audience.
21st Century Skills INTEGRATES Technology to FACILITATE Learning
Standardized Tests are PASSIVE.
These skills encourage exploration, collaboration, foster self-motivation, are all-inclusive regardless of ability level, and NECESSARY.
21st Century Skills encourage ACTIVE, AUTHENTIC Learning
Students are accountable, learning can be assessed and the data analyzed, and the students will learn necessary skills for their future - all through the content you've always taught.