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The Top 10 Skills for the 21st Century Young Professional [Infographic] 1

  via Youtern For every open position, there are hundreds of applicants from those who – from a technical point of view – could do the job. What sets candidates apart now goes past your technical skills, however. What counts now is the soft skills the recruiter believes you bring to the job – as well as your ability […]

The 5 Biggest Skills Modern Teachers Need 6

via Edudemic Many schools only have basic requirements for hiring a teacher. Generally, they are expected to have their teaching certificate, a degree, and pass a background check. This may, indeed, qualify a person to become a teacher, but not necessarily the most effective teacher they could potentially be. The best modern teachers – the […]


CyberQuest: Great Adventures in Learning

I enjoy profiling the incredible work done by 21st-century educators in different parts of the world. Building strong relationships with remarkable and inspiring people is one of the many fringe benefits that come with the work we do here in the 21st Century Fluency Project. Around the beginning of December I spent time with the […]


Turn Your Class into Critical Thinkers (Infographic)

  via Springboard Stories Talk to your class about what it takes to be a critical thinker with this cool school infographic. Just scroll down and take each one of the seven stages of critical thinking in turn. Can the children apply them to their learning?  


Project-Based Learning from Start to Finish

  via Edutopia For this installment of Schools That Work, we chose Manor New Technology High School, a public high school that is part of the New Tech Network of schools. Located just outside of Austin in Manor, Texas, it is an entirely project-based learning school that has consistently achieved outstanding results since opening. We […]


Content Is Not Education

  via Midcourse Corrections Let’s get one thing straight: Content is not education! If content was education, then all of us would be very knowledgeable because we have information at our fingertips through the internet. But content is not education. Just as information and data is not education. Offering Content Is Not Enough People attend […]

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3 Ways Schools Can Encourage Student Entrepreneurship 2

  via Edudemic For a student, passing a final exam can be as easy — or as difficult — as memorizing notes or textbook passages. But when it comes to entrepreneurship, it’s impossible to cram by reading a textbook. In fact, there’s nothing “textbook” about starting a business, and the final exam is real life. […]

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