The C21st Learner
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i Rate This Welcome to the fourth in a series of PBL Mania Posts .
The world of work has changed dramatically over the past decade.
Classrooms need more than just chalk and a few notebooks.
In honor of the recent TED Live announcement , I thought it’d be a good idea to remind you why TED rocks. Below is just a small fraction of the amazing presentations put on by the folks over at TED.
Recently I was visiting some friends who are also teachers who got me thinking about the words "21st century skills". It's interesting to question whether, at this point just 11 years into the 21st century, we really know what skills student will need to be successful in the future. My friends asked me if 100 years ago, in 1911, teachers could have predicted the skills that their students would need to be successful at the end of the 20th century.
The ability to think critically and analyze information is the most important skill 21-century-post-secondary students should learn, according to respondents.
We are always talking about the ideal education should be a learner-centered setting.
This week, we feature the most popular posts of the year on MindShift. This one, which seems most apropos to review on the eve of 2012, took the top spot.