The Learning Renaissance

Innovations in Education: Assessing 21st Century Skills

In some previous posts, we’ve examined the supply side of the development of learning in terms of the new learning technologies and our growing understanding of the brain’s function in learning. There is also the demand side of the equation to consider… what skills and competences will be required of the all-round 21st century effective learner? This article makes the case… (DWH)

Assessing skills like collaboration, information literacy, creativity, self-direction, and critical thinking seems like a difficult task–when you think of assessment as ‘grading.’ To understand what is meant by assessment of 21st century skills we need to examine the term ‘assessment’.

creativity-criteria-radial

Read more: Innovations in Education: Assessing 21st Century Skills

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: