21st Century Skills: Rethinking How Students Learn

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21st Century Skills brings the ideas and recommendations of many renowned leaders in education into one resource for educators working to help students achieve at ever-higher levels. Each chapter contributes to a sound conceptual framework and offers strategies for reenvisioning learning and preparing students for a rapidly evolving global and technological world.

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Overview

21st Century Skills brings the ideas and recommendations of many renowned leaders in education into one resource for educators working to help students achieve at ever-higher levels. Each chapter contributes to a sound conceptual framework and offers strategies for reenvisioning learning and preparing students for a rapidly evolving global and technological world.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781935249900
  • Publisher: Solution Tree
  • Publication date: 7/1/2010
  • Pages: 408
  • Sales rank: 165,514
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

About the Editors vii

Preface Ron Brandt ix

Foreword: 21st Century Skills: Why They Matter, What They are, and How We Get There Ken Kay xiii

Introduction James Bellanca Ron Brandt 1

Chapter 1 Five Minds for the Future Howard Gardner 9

Chapter 2 New Policies for 21st Century Demands Linda Darling-Hammond James Bellanca 33

Chapter 3 Comparing Frameworks for 21st Century Skills Chris Dede 51

Chapter 4 The Role of Professional Learning Communities in Advancing 21st Century Skills Richard DuFour Rebecca DuFour 77

Chapter 5 The Singapore Vision: Teach Less, Learn More Robin Fogarty Brian M. Pete 97

Chapter 6 Designing New Learning Environments to Support 21st Century Skills Bob Pearlman 117

Chapter 7 An Implementation Framework to Support 21st Century Skills Jay McTighe Elliott Seif 149

Chapter 8 Problem-Based Learning: The Foundation for 21st Century Skills John Barell 175

Chapter 9 Cooperative Learning and Conflict Resolution: Essential 21st Century Skills David W. Johnson Roger T. Johnson 201

Chapter 10 Preparing Students for Mastery of 21st Century Skills Douglas Fisher Nancy Frey 221

Chapter 11 Innovation Through Technology Cheryl Lemke 243

Chapter 12 Technology Rich, Information Poor Alan November 275

Chapter 13 Navigating Social Networks as Learning Tools Will Richardson 285

Chapter 14 A Framework for Assessing 21st Century Skills Douglas Reeves 305

Afterword: Leadership, Change, and Beyond the 21st Century Skills Agenda Andy Hargreaves 327

Index 349

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