Saturday, February 11, 2012

Skills for the 21st Century

here's the learning that really counts, says tony wagner

Think of all that content we study, are examined on, and forget soon after we graduate. Knowledge is important, but according to Tony Wagner from Harvard University, here's the learning that really counts:

Critical thinking and problem solving
The ability to ask the right questions
Reasoning skills 
Accessing and analyzing information, away from textbook-bound education
Curiosity and Imagination
Collaboration across networks
Leading by influence
Respecting differences
Agility and adaptability
Continuous learning
Effective oral and written communication
Writing with voice and originality

Worth reading - The Global Achievement Gap by Tony Wagner