21st Century Skills by Bernie Trilling
Learning for Life in Our Times

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The new building blocks for learning in a complex world

This 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 what twenty-first century teaching and learning can achieve.

A vital resource that outlines the skills needed for students to excel in the twenty-first century 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) Includes a DVD with video clips of classroom teaching

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

 

About Bernie Trilling

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Bernie Trilling is the founder and CEO of 21st Century Learning Advisors and former global director for the Oracle Education Foundation. He was the Foundation's board member at the Partnership for 21st Century Skills.Charles Fadel is a global education thought leader and expert, author, and inventor. He is a former board member at the Partnership for 21st Century Skills and Change the Equation.
 
Published September 8, 2009 by Jossey-Bass. 256 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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Suite 101

The book, 21st Century Skills, is a framework for and makes bold statements about educational needs for the next few decades.

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their new book, 21st Century Skills: Learning For Life in Our Times is touted by them and others to be an innovative learning module for creativity to justify change.

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Education Futures

Book: 21st Century Skills: Learning for life in our timesAuthor: Bernie Trilling and Charles FadelPublisher: Jossey-Bass (2009).

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