Social media is supposed to create a connection between people but lately more stories show how it leads to isolation. What's the lesson for our students...and ourselves?
All Blog Posts With 21st Century Skills Tag or Category
March 22, 2015
March 19, 2015
Digital resources that teach and measure "higher-order" competencies like critical thinking and problem solving, and character qualities like grit and adaptability, are in short supply.
March 09, 2015
Contrary to the widely held view that Asian education systems heavily emphasize traditional rote learning, this new research paints a picture of commitment among Asian countries and economies to make 21st century skills a significant component of their education systems moving forward.
February 17, 2015
As we continue to celebrate CTE month, we should not forget about the potential that high-quality afterschool and summer programs have to help youth develop the skills needed to successfully fill the skills gap.
January 22, 2015
A group of high-profile scientists spoke with students at the State of STEM event, encouraging young women in particular to pursue STEM careers.
January 17, 2015
Strategies, tools, and resources that advance out-of-school time programs as innovative partners in the implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
December 02, 2014
There is a No Grades movement building across the US. What is it all about?
October 26, 2014
Schools are under initiative fatigue, but maybe they don't have to be as fatigued as they think.
September 16, 2014
A recent report released by the Alliance for Excellent Education and Stanford University focuses on how effective technology is when it comes to at-risk students.
August 10, 2014
Michael Fullan writes a great deal about using the right drivers to drive change in school systems. Instead of using technology as a driver, Connected Educators have a central mission to make sure learning is at the center of the discussion.