Promoting 21st Century Skills (Sessions at 7 am PT and 5 pm PT) January 14, 2014 | 7:00 AM Pacific Standard Time, 1 hour This event is available at 7:00 am PT or 5:00 pm PT. Session details are the same. Please join at the time most convenient for you.
Technology and the skills needed to survive in the workforce continue to evolve at an ever increasing pace. Students today require skillsets that are dramatically different from what was needed to secure jobs 10 or 20 years ago. In this session we will focus on the following:
What are the key skills needed in the workforce? How has it evolved in the past 10 years? Why a capacity to learn is more important than knowing How modern social learning leads to shared positive interdependence where knowledge is co-constructed around objects of inquiry. How modern inquiry-based learning follows a non-linear path when solving complex problems.**