21st Century Skills, Literacies & Fluency

21st Century Skills, Literacies and Fluency

Are they Buzz words? A cliche? Another Fad? Or are we in the middle of an educational revolution?

We are into the second decade of this “21st century” that seems to be part of labels for everything in education these days. What does it mean to be literate in 2014? What will being educated mean for the class of 2026?
Let’s look at some of these terms, their implication for our schools, and examples of educators who have embraced “new forms” of teaching and learning.
Learn how you can look past the semantics and work towards preparing your teachers and students for the future, not the past.