21st Century Skills

21st Century Skills BESTSELLER

Rethinking How Students Learn

Edited by: James A. Bellanca, Ron Brandt

Contributors: John Barell, Linda Darling-Hammond, Chris Dede, Rebecca DuFour, Richard DuFour, Douglas Fisher, Robin J. Fogarty, Nancy Frey, Howard Gardner, Andy Hargreaves, David W. Johnson, Roger T. Johnson, Ken Kay, Cheryl Lemke, Jay McTighe, Alan November, Bob Pearlman, Brian M. Pete, Douglas Reeves, Will Richardson, Elliott Seif

Education luminaries reveal why 21st century skills are necessary, which skills are most important, and how to help schools include them in curriculum and instruction.

Availability: In stock

Publication date:

Format: Hardcover


21st Century Skills

This anthology will introduce the Framework for 21st Century Learning from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills as a way to re-envision learning and prepare students for a rapidly evolving global and technological world. Highly respected education leaders and innovators focus on why these skills are necessary, which are most important, and how to best help schools include them in curriculum and instruction.

See the other books in The Leading Edge™ series.

IBPA award

  • Obtain theories, strategies, and methods of change from a diverse group of leading researchers.
  • Increase rigor by infusing 21st century skills into core subjects.
  • Realize the importance of students mastering content and skills, moving beyond the old standards of memorized information.
  • Nurture critical student skills such as ingenuity, agility, and adaptability.
  • Teach students to apply and transform their knowledge for useful and creative purposes.

Related Topics

21st Century Skills Technology

Additional Information

Product Code: BKF389

ISBN: 9781935249900

Published By: Solution Tree

Page Count: 408

“Imagine that you wanted to prepare someone to be a successful basketball coach, so you asked the best coaches and players in the NBA to tell you what they believe makes them successful.

“That's what James Bellanca, CEO of International Renewal Institute, and Ron Brandt, former publications editor at ASCD, did for 21st century learning skills in their book. Howard Gardner, Linda Darling-Hammond, Richard and Rebecca DuFour, Jay McTighe, Alan November, Douglas Reeves, Andy Hargreaves and a dozen other renowned leaders in education give their perspective on what students will need and what educators must do to prepare students for the future.

“The surprise for me was the ability of the editors to pull together such a diverse group of strongly opinionated educational leaders and yet end up with a relatively coherent conceptual framework and collection of skills.

“The curriculum and instruction leader in my former school district is using this book as the focus for a professional learning community with administrators serving as discussion leaders at monthly sessions. That sounds like a great way to model and grow from this rich source of contemporary thinking.”

Bob Schultz, instructor, Brandman University, California, for Principal, May 2011

Free Resources

Explore these powerful tools to help reach your goals.

Share your thoughts, write a review

Only registered users can write reviews. Please, log in or register