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Jennifer Dorman

eSchoolNews - Report: Retool instruction, or U.S. will fail - 0 views

  • As the world continues to shift from an industrial economy to a service economy driven by information, knowledge, and innovation, cultivating 21st-century skills is vital to economic success
  • While the global economy has been changing, the United States has focused primarily on closing domestic achievement gaps and largely has ignored the growing necessity of graduating students capable of filling emerging job sectors
  • this goal has skirted the competitive demand for advanced skills
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  • businesses now require workers who can handle more responsibility and contribute more to productivity and innovation
  • "It has become apparent that there isn't a lack of employees who are technically proficient, but a lack of employees who can adequately communicate and collaborate, innovate, and think critically," said Ken Kay, P21 president.
  • "21st Century Skills, Education, and Competitiveness"
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    U.S. schools must teach 21st-century skills for the nation to be globally competitive, it says From eSchool News staff and wire service reports
Kathy Fiedler

Education Week Teacher: How Blogging Can Improve Student Writing - 0 views

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    Command of the written word is a vital 21st-century skill, even if we are using keys, buttons, and tablets instead of pens and pencils. In fact, in our digital world, communication is now more instantaneous than ever. How do we prepare our students to meet the challenge? Blogging can offer opportunities for students to develop their communications skills through meaningful writing experiences. Such projects not only motivate students to write, but motivate them to write well. Furthermore, student-blogging projects can be designed to address the Common Core State Standards for writing. For example, see anchor standard six, which calls upon students to use technology to "produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others." Score!
Heather Sullivan

Like Facebook, but for learning | Curriculum | eSchoolNews.com - 12 views

  • Aiming to engage students who are multitasking with different forms of technology, companies are creating collaborative learning spaces online where students can help one another solve homework problems and study—all while building important 21st-century skills.
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