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21st Century Skills: Learning for Life in Our times by Charles Fadel, Bernie Trilling

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Learning and Innovation Skills
LEARNING TO CREATE TOGETHER
 
 
 
 
In times past, education was primarily focused on learning the important content for each subject area, then assessing this content knowledge with quizzes and tests at the end of a lesson. So in science, for instance, a student might first study the periodic table of elements, then take a test on what H, Na, Cl, Fe (hydrogen, sodium, chlorine, and iron) and other element symbols stand for, how they are arranged in the table, and other related information.
The P21 learning framework expands and deepens this earlier model, making it more suited to our times. First the traditional core subject areas are taught in most schools today, usually including reading, writing, language arts ...

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