For Teacher Thought there are 9 essential characteristics of the 21st century learning namely: Learner-centered Media-driven (this doesn’t have to mean digital media) Personalized Transfer-by-Design Visibly Relevant Data-Rich Adaptable Interdependent Diverse
BEING A 21ST CENTURY EDUCATOR - although this is geared to primary and secondary teachers, it offers much for early childhood teachers to incorporate as well. Many of these practices will come to distinguish great programs from good ones.
"A nice framework for the concept of 21st century pedagogy....focusing on several core components of modern learning: metacognition (reflection), critical thinking, technology, and problem and project-based learning"
This article provides educational resources for understanding and building grit in this companion post to her post on resilience, part of a series of posts on 21st-century skills. Her post includes tools for practice at all levels