Learning for the 21st Century
… key to graduating students who will be well educated and well prepared to solve the problems they will need to address as citizens in the future:
- Conduct a fluent conversation in a foreign language about a piece of writing in that language.
- Write a cogent and persuasive opinion piece on a matter of public importance.
- Declaim with passion and from memory a passage that is meaningful—of one’s own or from the culture’s literature or history.
- Produce or perform a work of art.
- Construct and program a robot capable of performing a difficult physical task.
- Exercise leadership.
- Using statistics, assess whether or not a statement by a public figure is demonstrably true.
- Assess media coverage of a global event from various cultural/national perspectives.
- Describe a breakthrough for a team on which you served and to which you contributed to overcoming a human-created obstacle so that the team could succeed in its task.
- Demonstrate a commitment to creating a more sustainable future with means that are scalable.
Bassett, Patrick F. (2009). Demonstrations of Learning for 21st-Century Schools. Retrieved 2013-05-26.
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