Every day, those of us who were educated in the last century are reminded how different the world is from the time we knew. Yet schools often seem less affected by the change than everything else around us. Apart from some computers and other technological equipment, most school buildings, scheduling and teaching would not appear unfamiliar with a teacher in the 1950s. But the kids would be different, because their world is different. What kinds of skills do they need for success in this still-new century? While there is some debate about all of the elements of this skill set, there is a growing consensus about “21st century skills.”
Let’s take a look at them:
Full Text: DurhamRegion Article: Is your child being given a 21st century skill set?.