I've written and talked about essential skills students need for the future... the infographic above lists ten of the important skills students need for the future.
Critical thinking, social intelligence, collaboration and using new technologies are all part of this, which should be included in the curriculum across college. It is important that colleges work to help students develop all of these skills so that they can be successful in the workplace.
By Leonard Sommer Our current education system is ill-prepared to educate the next generation of creative leaders.
Linda Buckmaster's insight:
Leonard Sommer's article based upon research finding that our current education system is ill-prepared to educate the next generation of creative leaders.
"We live in a time where things are constantly changing and evolving. The old, established rules used by past generations to educate and secure success are not suitable for the next generation who will thrive in such an innovative time." L Sommer
Above is an interesting critical thinking framework I came across through Educational Technology & Mobile Learning. The strength of this framework lies in the fact that it is applicable to all subjects. It's holistic approach can be used in various teaching situations to help students develop critical thinking skills.
Students can perform way better if they master the art of note taking. Students need develop these skills; there are various methods of note taking ... the attached infographic is a great visual for the classroom
Infographic that explains graphic facilitation (also known as sketch note taking). This is a great way for older students to take notes particularly those who find it difficult to concentrate or keep still in the class.