A professor of learning sciences at Indiana University explains how new-media literacies are creating new opportunities for student participation.
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Guest-post” from Lee Crockett, Ian Jukes and Andrew Churches –from their new book “Literacy is NOT Enough”.
“What skills will students need most to succeed in the 21st century?”...
* Analytical Thinking
* Ethics, Action, Accountability
"We want to take a moment to make an important distinction. It’s actually our mindsets that we need to shift. There is a reason we use the term 21st-century fluencies and not 21st-century literacy or 21st-century skills."
"We need to move our thinking and our training beyond our primary focus and fixation on the Three Rs — beyond traditional literacy to an additional set of 21st-century fluencies, skills that reflect the times we live in." Read more