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12 Must-Have Skills of Modern Learners


So, did you ever wonder what kind of skills some educational experts believe that you and/or your students need to thrive in the 21st Century—a.k.a. the modern, global and highly technical society in which we live?

What tops the list? Is is problem solving? Critical thinking? Collaboration? Or “D”—all of the above?

If I’ve peeked your curiosity at all, then you must check out this cool visual from User-GenerDated Education to compare your current skill levels to those you should aspire to attain.


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So, now that you’re aware of the attributes needed to be a hip member of the 21st Century, you can use this info to strengthen your own skill set as well as those of your students. How you say? Well, besides becoming a member of a PLN, enrolling in coursework, participating in webinars and/or reading blogs and books to learn more about 21st Century teaching and learning, develop lessons, activities and/or projects for your students that combine academic rigor with components that hone these other skill areas.

Oh, and did I mention that you definitely need to get yourself one of those capes!

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Looking for some technology integration ideas to enhance your classroom lessons? Then be sure to check out my "Tech Tips" for the latest and greatest Web 2.0 tools, applications and web sites that can be incorporated into activities and/or projects. Although some posts may not be applicable to your content area or grade level, be sure to check back often as I will be varying ideas in order to provide resources across the K-12 curriculum.

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