21st Century LearnersSergio Ibarra, Joel Rivera, & Miguel Yáñez
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What are the characteristics of the 21st century learners? They learn by doing. They collaborate in a better way than before. They have more access to technology, specially to internet.
What are the characteristics of the 21st century learners? They are not afraid of making mistakes. They do not learn in a linear way. They are more creative and inventive than years before.
3 quotes about 21 century learners st “Twenty-first-century learning means that students master content while producing, synthesizing, and evaluating information from a wide variety of subjects and sources with an understanding of and respect for diverse cultures.” Barnett Berry Founder and CEO, Center for Teaching Quality
3 quotes about 21 century learnersst “Success in the 21st century requires knowing how to learn. Students today will likely have several careers in their lifetime. They must develop strong critical thinking and interpersonal communication skills in order to be successful in an increasingly fluid, interconnected, and complex world.” Karen Cator Director, Office of Educational Technology, U.S. Department of Education
3 quotes about 21 century learners st “Adaptability, complex communication skills, non-routine problem solving, self-management, and systems-thinking are essential skills in the 21st-century workforce.” Susan Rundell Singer Laurence McKinley Gould Professor of Natural Sciences, Carleton College
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