21st Century Skills for Teachers

Teacher skills in 50 words or less.  Go….! Here’s my stab at it: “Every teacher should be able to articulate how their lessons engage higher order learning, how they offer the opportunity for development of critical skills, how learning outcomes offer related evidence, and how assessment is used to provide formative feedback in both areas.”Continue reading “21st Century Skills for Teachers”

Knowledge vs. Skills – The 21st Century Debate

The American Association of Colleges and Universities stressed in its 2002 report, Greater Expectations: A New Vision for Learning as a Nation Goes to College, that… “the current emphasis on “factual recall” is a major barrier to success in college. Today’s college students, the report concludes, need to be “integrative thinkers who can see connectionsContinue reading “Knowledge vs. Skills – The 21st Century Debate”