21st Century Skills : Learning for Life in Our Times Paperback / softback
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.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 256 pages
- Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Publication Date: 09/01/2012
- Category: Society & social sciences
- ISBN: 9781118157060