We have a lot of comments to the testing and 21st century post from Friday. I’m also getting a lot of emails on this–from teachers who say they are already teaching “21st century skills” and what’s new about this anyway?, from district officials saying it’s too expensive to assess these skills (isn’t it?), from content and curriculum specialists concerned that the focus on 21st century skills will distract from efforts to teach reading and math, and many others. Tag cloud to the side is thanks to Dennis Richards, who wants to know what kinds of teachers and teaching tools it will take to teach these skills to all kids. Much more on all of this at the discussion here. Join in: ask questions, post comments.
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