Realizing the Promise of 21st-Century Education

Realizing the Promise of 21st-Century Education

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Keys to building a new generation of courses and schools While many futurists tout the value of teaching students 21st-century skills, bridging the concept with the practice is best accomplished by professional educators. Authors Bruce Joyce and Emily Calhoun know how to actualize the critical reforms that enable schools to prepare students for today's workforce. Specific steps include: Providing technology access to all students to promote equity and engagement Developing hybrid courses that prepare students to meet 21st-century needs Designing professional development that connects technology to teaching Improving literacy instruction Involving teachers, parents, and community members in school leadershipAn Ownera#39;s Manual Bruce Joyce, Emily Calhoun ... Imagine a studenta#39;s room being furnished with an iPod, a Droid, a laptop, a satellite video connection, a wall of bookshelves, a desk, a couple of very comfortable chairs, and a bed. Some ofanbsp;...

Title:Realizing the Promise of 21st-Century Education
Author:Bruce Joyce, Emily Calhoun
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2011-11-22


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