21st Century Skills: Learning for Life in Our Times

21st Century Skills: Learning for Life in Our Times

Book Description

21st Century Skills: Learning for Life in Our Times [Hardcover]

Bernie Trilling, Charles Fadel

Publication Date: October 5, 2009 | ISBN-10: 0470475382 | ISBN-13: 978-0470475386 | Edition: 1
The new building blocks for learning in a complex worldThis 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.