21st-century skills

Ind. conference targets “4 C’s” of 21st century learning

“Connecting the 4 C’s,” a conference sponsored by the Indiana Department of Education that focuses on the “4 C’s” of 21st century learning: communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity, will be held June 9-10 in Mount Vernon, Indiana, about 30 miles northwest of Henderson. The conference focuses on the need for students to have regular access to technology that enhances [...]

By |2015-04-15T13:28:40-04:00April 16, 2015|

21st-century skills need 21st-century assessment

I’ve been spending a lot of time in the 300s section of my school library. As part of my practicum experience for my Rank I in library science, my supervising librarians gave me an assignment to update some of the career titles in our library. As I went through the many outdated career books from the 1990s this [...]

By |2012-05-30T09:23:00-04:00April 12, 2012|

Technology PD, integration still issues for teachers, districts according to survey

From NSBA As educators across the nation increasingly incorporate 21st-century skills into instructional strategies, they believe the federal government should support the development of new assessment models that effectively measure those skills, according to school district leaders surveyed prior to the National School Boards Association (NSBA)’s Technology and Learning Conference. […]

By |2010-11-09T15:21:46-05:00November 11, 2010|
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