Wednesday, September 16, 2009
The 21st Century Skills Movement
Taken from ASCD Smart Brief
Since 2002, the Partnership for 21st Century Skills has been the leading advocacy organization in the U.S. focused on infusing 21st-century skills into education. The Framework for 21st Century Learning -- the result of a consensus among hundreds of stakeholders -- describes the skills, knowledge and expertise students need to succeed in work and life. P21 Chairwoman Paige Johnson writes in the latest Educational Leadership, covering the four framework components and describing the types of skills and knowledge needed for student success in the 21st century.