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21st-century learning


What constitutes a 21st-century education? The answers vary (Walser, 2008), but 10 states have already adopted the framework used by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills (, and more states are preparing to do so. The Partnership’s Framework for 21st Century Learning specifies student outcomes in four areas:



Brain-Based Learning: The New Paradigm of Teaching, 2nd ed., $35.95


Three States Eye Bold Change for Schools

Talk is cheap when it comes to high school reform, but three states—Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Utah—are doing just that as they experiment with some new ideas to prepare students for a competitive workforce and global economy.



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