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Thursday, September 1, 2011

Ten skills every student should learn - Courtesy of eSchoolNews

Here is a great article on what ten skills all students need.  Not too surprisingly, literacy is at the top of the list:)


Ten skills every student should learn

Resourcefulness, accountability, critical thinking, and communicating effectively—and with respect—were among the key skills cited by readers as most important

By Meris Stansbury, Associate Editor

Technology News for Today's K-20 EducatorJoin the conversatio

"The most important thing we can teach our children is how to learn on their own," said one reader.
What students should learn in school is at the forefront of the education reform debates taking place across the U.S. and elsewhere.
Ed-tech stakeholders for years have been touting the need for students to learn so-called “21st century skills” such as problem solving, critical thinking, and media literacy to prepare for the new global, digital economy, while others are calling for students to have strong math and science skills.
All of these skills are important—but what do educators and other school stakeholders think are the most important skills?

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Ten skills every student should learn