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The skills and attitudes needed by our children in 21st century will be very different from what today's adults are used to. Are your children being prepared at school?
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Information Literacy Weblog: Media and Information Literacy: strength through diversity

Information Literacy Weblog: Media and Information Literacy: strength through diversity | 21st Century Life Skills | Scoop.it
#Video about exploring #CulturalDiversity in information #literacy by Sheila Webber, senior lecturer at @Shef_iSchool http://t.co/77tnfwyH...
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56 Interesting Ways to use the Interactive Whiteboard

56 Interesting Ways to use the Interactive Whiteboard | 21st Century Life Skills | Scoop.it

Via Baiba Svenca, Maite Gonzalez, Juergen Wagner
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Are You an Optimist or a Pessimist?

Are You an Optimist or a Pessimist? | 21st Century Life Skills | Scoop.it

The filmmaker's brief, interactive questionnaire can help you decide.

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Microsoft Buys Perceptive Pixel

Microsoft Buys Perceptive Pixel | 21st Century Life Skills | Scoop.it

PPI makes some software called Storyboard, which is calls a “next-generation presentation tool that enables you to quickly and easily tell the story you want to tell, using all of the assets at your disposal.” With Storyboard, you can play Tom Cruise in Minority Report with minimal training, suddenly looping apps, maps, live video feeds, and web pages all together with a few simple swipes.

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What would you do if … ? Stories of conflict resolution. | The Well ...

What would you do if … ? Stories of conflict resolution. | The Well ... | 21st Century Life Skills | Scoop.it
Stories of conflict resolution. Posted on July 9, 2012 by MaryAnn Reynolds. What would you do in the following situations? You're a psychiatrist working in a mental hospital. A homicidal patient has hidden in the elevator.
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a pedestrian symphony: 'of sleeping birds'

We put 40 android phones inside 40 handmade speaker boxes and used satellite positioning software to create a symphony on the streets of Cambridge. 

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The Top Communication Traits of Great Leaders - Forbes

The Top Communication Traits of Great Leaders - Forbes | 21st Century Life Skills | Scoop.it
As Mike Myatt noted in his April article, it’s impossible to become a great business leader without being a great communicator—not a big talker, but a great communicator—as well.
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Heroic Imagination Project

Heroic Imagination Project | 21st Century Life Skills | Scoop.it

The Heroic Imagination Project (HIP) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that teaches people how to overcome the natural human tendency to watch and wait in moments of crisis and to create meaningful and lasting change.

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The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have | One ...

This article discusses the impacts of technologies and how they have been changing education in ways previously unthought about, mentioning that it is because of technology that readers are able to read this post.
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The Liberal Arts and the Great Recession - Huffington Post (blog)

The Liberal Arts and the Great Recession - Huffington Post (blog) | 21st Century Life Skills | Scoop.it
The Liberal Arts and the Great RecessionHuffington Post (blog)A reformed liberal arts curriculum should teach critical thinking and other skills that undergraduates can actually learn as well as job related courses that help students achieve...
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Clear Communication – Think First, Speak Later » LucindaAtwood ...

Clear Communication – Think First, Speak Later » LucindaAtwood ... | 21st Century Life Skills | Scoop.it
Communication affects every relationship in your life, from what your boss thinks of you to how your interact with your spouse. Good communication makes relationships calmer and more enjoyable. When we think before speaking, understand ...
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Conflict Resolution Training: Restore Integrity to Restore A ...

Conflict Resolution Training: Restore Integrity to Restore A ... | 21st Century Life Skills | Scoop.it
Conflict Resolution Training. Conflict resolution training provides practical steps to resolve the conflicts in your life. ... Playing The Game of Conflict Resolution In All Your Relationships.” Remember: Keeping agreements is not ...
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Kubrick Speaks: His Evolution into a Filmmaker and the Importance of Problem-solving

Kubrick Speaks: His Evolution into a Filmmaker and the Importance of Problem-solving | 21st Century Life Skills | Scoop.it
Following in the footsteps of our recent post on advice for recent grads pursuing creative careers, I found this rare audio interview with Stanley Kubrick complementary.
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How Social Media Impacts SEO – Complete Guide | La communication web

How Social Media Impacts SEO – Complete Guide | La communication web | 21st Century Life Skills | Scoop.it
It is no secret that Social Media has become an important part of Search Engine Optimization. All search engines are taking social signals as one of the biggest factor in search engine ranking. As ...
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My 8 Year Old Needs a Lesson in Negotiation.

My 8 Year Old Needs a Lesson in Negotiation. | 21st Century Life Skills | Scoop.it
My (almost) 8 year old left me this note yesterday, on the fridge with a magnet.  You see, he was  ticked off at me for taking away his computer time for the day because he broke one of his sister's new toys.  He was doing so well until the P.S.
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Study: '21st-Century Learning' Demands Mix of Abilities

Study: '21st-Century Learning' Demands Mix of Abilities | 21st Century Life Skills | Scoop.it

A "who's who" team of experts from the National Academies' division of behavioral and social sciences and education and its boards on testing and on science education collaborated for more than a year on the report, intended to define just what researchers, educators, and policymakers mean when they talk about "deeper learning" and "21st-century skills."The committee found these skills generally fall into three categories:

Cognitive skills, such as critical thinking and analytic reasoning

Interpersonal skills, such as teamwork and complex communication

Intrapersonal skills, such as resiliency and conscientiousness 

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Transforming Trash Into Toys

Arvind Gupta shares simple yet stunning plans for turning trash into seriously entertaining, well-designed toys that kids can build themselves -- while learning basic principles of science and design....He works at the Children's Science Centre in Pune, India.

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Part One: Ten Steps… Transforming Past Lessons For the 21st ...

Part One: Ten Steps… Transforming Past Lessons For the 21st ... | 21st Century Life Skills | Scoop.it
I travel across the country presenting and in-servicing teachers and continually post to this Blog various ways to infuse 21st century skills and technology into the curriculum. I remind teachers that it is important to look at ...
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A Citizen Capable of Critical Thinking: Letter to My Littlest Brother

A Citizen Capable of Critical Thinking: Letter to My Littlest Brother | 21st Century Life Skills | Scoop.it
I would like you to think about what would make you happy. I don't expect you to have everything figured out right now; you're still in high school after all. The reason adults are always telling kids to stay in school is because ...
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Partnership for 21st Century Skills: An Interview with Tim Magner

Partnership for 21st Century Skills: An Interview with Tim Magner | 21st Century Life Skills | Scoop.it
Elementary school Principal Peter DeWitt writes about students' social and emotional health, and how educators can help young people find common ground. He can be found at www.petermdewitt.com.
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Using Video Games to Teach 21st Century Skills | Online ...

Using Video Games to Teach 21st Century Skills | Online ... | 21st Century Life Skills | Scoop.it
This article will discuss using technology and online gaming to teach your child. Have you ever heard of the game Minecraft?
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Principal's Desk: Ms. Sonntag's Class Utilizes 21st Century Skills

Principal's Desk: Ms. Sonntag's Class Utilizes 21st Century Skills | 21st Century Life Skills | Scoop.it
Ms. Sonntag's Class Utilizes 21st Century Skills. Ms. Sonntag's class premiered three "movies" to parents, family members, and special guests. Students incorporated reading, writing and technology skills to complete their ...
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POCKET SHRINK: Number One Communication Rule

POCKET SHRINK: Number One Communication Rule | 21st Century Life Skills | Scoop.it
One of the most ubiquitous top tenners is the list for good communication with "Listen" at the the top. Makes sense, everyone gets the rule but good listeners are as rare as belly dancers in Alaska. Mostly, people press their lips ...
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Can Wikipedia Teach Us About Conflict Resolution?

Can Wikipedia Teach Us About Conflict Resolution? | 21st Century Life Skills | Scoop.it
Wikipedia's user-generated content has made it the world's largest, and most derided, encyclopedia.Part of the openness model has also led to 'edit wars' when the anonymous "editors" disagree with each other.
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Creative Problem-Solving and Decision-Making

Creative Problem-Solving and Decision-Making | 21st Century Life Skills | Scoop.it
Build and expand their decision-making, critical thinking and creative problem solving skills. Apply logical and creative approaches to solving problems and making decisions.
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