Interesting Perspectives on 'Why schools need to respond to 21st Century learning and LEARNERS.'

A Vision of K-12 Students Today (SD version coming in October to TLC)

A Vision of Students Today (Post-Secondary)

US DOE Final Report: Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning. A Meta-Analysis and Review of Online Learning Studies.
"Students of all ages seem to perform better in virtual classrooms than in real ones, a 12-year conducted by SRI International for the Department of Education has found. Online courses have evolved to include Web-based video, instant messaging and collaboration to give students a more individualized experience than they would get in the classroom."

Partnership for 21st Century Skills



The elements described in this section as “21st century student outcomes” (represented by the rainbow) are the skills, knowledge and expertise students should master to succeed in work and life in the 21st century.
1. Core Subjects and 21st Century Themes

2. Learning and Innovation Skills

3. Information, Media and Technology Skills**

4. Life and Career Skills

Partnership for 21st Century Skills Documents: