|a21st century skills|brethinking how students learn|c[James Bellanca, Ron Brandt, editors].
|aTwenty-first century skills
|aBloomington, IN|bSolution Tree Press|cc2010.
|axxxi, 375 p.|bill.|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aForeword: 21st century skills: why they matter, what they are, and how we get there -- Five minds for the future -- New policies for 21st century demands: Linda Darling-Hammond, interviewed -- Comparing frameworks for 21st century skills -- The role of professional learning communities in advancing 21st century skills -- The Singapore vision: teach less, learn more -- Designing new learning environments to support 21st century skills -- An implementation framework to support 21st century skills -- Problem-based learning: the foundation for 21st century skills -- Cooperative learning and conflict resolution: essential 21st century skills -- Preparing students for mastery of 21st century skills -- Innovation through technology -- Technology rich, information poor -- Navigating social networks as learning tools -- A framework for assessing 21st century skills -- Afterword: leadership, change, and beyond the 21st century skills agenda.
The book introduces the 21st century skills movement, the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, and the Framework for 21st Century Learning. THe chapters seek to flesh out the vision established by the Partnership by identifying key issues that contribute to the dialogue.