21st Century Skills

Learning for Life in Our Times
Product Number: EB00058253
Released: Aug 19, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780470553916
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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Description

The new building blocks for learning in a complex world This important resource introduces a framework for 21st Century learning that maps out the skills needed to survive and thrive in a complex and connected world. 21st Century content includes the basic core subjects of reading, writing, and arithmetic-but also emphasizes global awareness, financial/economic literacy, and health issues. The skills fall into three categories: learning and innovations skills; digital literacy skills; and life and career skills. This book is filled with vignettes, international examples, and classroom samples that help illustrate the framework and provide an exciting view of twenty-first century teaching and learning. -Explores the three main categories of 21st Century Skills: learning and innovations skills; digital literacy skills; and life and career skills -Addresses timely issues such as the rapid advance of technology and increased economic competition -Based on a framework developed by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21) The book contains a DVD with video clips of classroom teaching. For more information on the book visit www.21stcenturyskillsbook.com.

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Original Publish Date: Sep 08, 2009

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