by Tim Holt | Apr 19, 2013 | Making The Shift, The Compelling Need for Change, The How of 21st Century Teaching, Voices
If we can teach kids to solve messy problems before they graduate, they might have better luck solving messy problems when they start running the world, says teacher and instructional technology leader Tim Holt. Problem-Based Learning could be the final education reform.
by Sr Geralyn Schmidt | May 25, 2012 | Making The Shift, The How of 21st Century Teaching, Voices
Along with creativity, collaboration, and communication, critical thinking is one of the four components of learning in the 21st century. Unlike the other three, critical thinking is often difficult to reduce to bite-size pieces of understanding and challenging to teach to others.