Monday, December 16, 2013

Check out our free article available online now!

Marcus and I hope you enjoy reading our article on five big ideas for effective educational practice  just out yesterday. From the article...

"It's becoming increasingly clear that education needs to shift from the simple transmission of facts toward cultivating minds that can recognize and creatively solve novel problems, communicate and work effectively with many others, and embrace self-directed, continual learning throughout one‘s lifetime. A report from the National Research Council on “Education for Life and Work” (Pellegrino & Hilton, 2012) identified three domains of 21st-century competencies that require explicit instruction: cognitive (thinking and reasoning), intrapersonal (regulating one’s behaviors and emotions to achieve goals), and interpersonal (relating to others and understanding others’ points of view)."
To read the entire short article, click here.

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