21st Century Skills: Rethinking How Students Learn

  • Title:21st Century Skills: Rethinking How Students Learn
  • Author:John Barell, Linda Darling-Hammond, Chris Dede, Rebecca DuFour, Richard DuFour, Douglas Fisher, Robin Fogarty, Nancy Frey, Howard Gardner, Andy Hargreaves, David Johnson, Roger Johnson, Cheryl Lemke, Jay McTighe, Alan November, Bob Pearlman, Brian Pete, Douglas Reeves, Will Richardson, Elliott Seif
  • Publication Date:2010
  • Grade Level:K-12
  • ISBN:9781935249900
  • Publisher:Solution Tree

This anthology introduces the Framework for 21st Century Learning from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills as a way to reenvision learning and prepare students for a rapidly evolving global and technological world. This dynamic new framework promotes innovation through critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, and technology integration, while building on mastery of core content and background knowledge.

Highly respected education leaders and innovators address critical concepts supporting the Framework for 21st Century Learning and explore these overarching questions:

  • Why are the skills listed in the Framework for 21st Century Learning necessary?
  • Which skills are most important?
  • What can be done to help schools include these skills in their curriculum and instruction?
_____________________________________________________________________________________

Author Bio

Rebecca DuFour has served as a teacher, school administrator, and central office coordinator. As a former elementary principal, Becky helped her school earn state and national recognition as a model professional learning community.

Douglas Fisher is a professor of educational leadership at San Diego State University and a teacher leader at Health Sciences High & Middle College. He is a member of the California Reading Hall of Fame and was honored as an exemplary leader by the Conference on English Leadership. He has published numerous articles on improving student achievement.

Nancy Frey is a professor of educational leadership at San Diego State University. Frey also teaches classes at Health Sciences High and Middle College in San Diego. She is a recipient of the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the Early Career Award from the Literacy Research Association. She has published many articles and books on literacy and instruction.

Jay McTighe brings a wealth of experience developed during a rich and varied career in education. Jay is well known for his work with "thinking skills”. Jay is an accomplished author, having co-authored eleven books, including the best-selling Understanding by Design series with Grant Wiggins. He has written more than thirty articles and book chapters, and has published in a number of leading journals, including Educational Leadership (ASCD) and The Developer (National Staff Development Council).


Jay has an extensive background in professional development and is a regular speaker at national, state, and district conferences and workshops.

List Price $39.95
Your Price $31.95
You Save $8.00