The Learning Renaissance

21st Century Learners in the New Learning Renaissance

A profile of the skills, attitudes and competences that will be developed with learners in the 21st century. This will require a paradigm shift in most schools from knowledge inculcation (filling the empty vessels with facts) to developing opportunities to develop attitudes, skills and competences where the learner works autonomously and in groups to research, develop and present optimum solutions to real world problems which make school based learning relevant to the world beyond school.

Source: Jackie Gerstein, User Generated Education

Source: Jackie Gerstein, User Generated Education

Via ETML: The 18 Skills Every 21st Century Learner Should Develop

User Generated Education

This morning I was thinking about the things that all young people should know how to do regardless of income, geographical location, life goals, etc.  I started a list – see below.  Some have “always” been true – some are unique to this century of learning.  Let me know of any other universal skills you believe young people should know how to do.

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I'm convinced we can, as a species, do much better than this if we set our minds to being much more positive and productive towards our fellow humans. The solution is learning - creating independent and autonomous learners who can problem solve, innovate and create a better more equitable and sustainable world.

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