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 third 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 2020? What will being educated mean for the class of 2032?
Is traditional reading and writing enough to consider yourself literate?
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.