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 Free Poster on The Learning and Thinking Skills of The 21st Century Students
Bright and colorful poster for your classroom that reminds both teacher and students the four learning competencies highlighted by the new Common Core Standards for developing students with 21st Century Skills. Includes a few suggestions for activities and projects for meeting these instructional goals.
The new visual below is intended to give teachers and students more choices of make their thinking and learning visible using the following platforms, activities, tools, Visible Thinking Routines as an option or starting off point. The suggestions include tools and platforms that are specifically suited to connect, collaborate, communicate and create, 21st century style, one’s process and make it easier to amplify and to document4learning.
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
Here is an example about how to develop a 21-century critical thinker. The examples of reflecting on learning relates to the 21st century skill of critical literacy. It is important that students are able to think about situations critically. An example that reflects this is applying critical thinking to real world situations in order to make an informed decision. Retrieved from http://www.edutopia.org/blogs/tag/critical-thinking