For Teacher Thought there are 9 essential characteristics of the 21st century learning namely: Learner-centered Media-driven (this doesn’t have to mean digital media) Personalized Transfer-by-Design Visibly Relevant Data-Rich Adaptable Interdependent Diverse
This article provides educational resources for understanding and building grit in this companion post to her post on resilience, part of a series of posts on 21st-century skills. Her post includes tools for practice at all levels
"A nice framework for the concept of 21st century pedagogy....focusing on several core components of modern learning: metacognition (reflection), critical thinking, technology, and problem and project-based learning"
This slideshow is offers another perspective on how to assess beyond the traditional methods. We may know how to include 21st century literacies, but as educators we also must know how to assess these new skills. Assessment should be responsive, flexible, integrated, informative, creative, and using multiple methods. From previous experience assessment FOR learning is an essential tool for educators to evaluate and be flexible for in unit/lesson development.