Danielle Murray, Elementary Curriculum SupervisorChristopher Mazzino, Secondary Curriculum Supervisor
Learning in the 21st Century...The term “21st century learning” refers to the knowledge, skills, work habits, and character traits that are critically important to success in today’s world and can be applied to all academic subject areas. They are particularly important to our information-based economy. To hold a job in this economy, students need to think deeply about issues, solve problems, work in teams, communicate clearly in many media, learn ever-changing technology, and deal with a flood of information.
The 21st century skills are a set of abilities that students need to develop in order to succeed in this ever-changing information age.Learning Skills
- Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
- Creative Thinking and Innovation
- Collaboration and Communication
- Information Literacy
- Media Literacy
- Technology Literacy
- Flexibility and Adaptability
- Initiative and Self-Direction
- Social Skills
- Productivity and Accountability
- Leadership and Responsibility
As educators in the 21st century, we are charged with educating our students to be successful in our complex, interconnected world. This responsibility requires schools to prepare students for technological, cultural, economic, informational, and demographic changes.