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21st Century Learning Is Not A Program

by William Washington, Ed.D. Scholar, Walden UniversityPerhaps the biggest misconception that one can have about 21st century learning is to think of it as a single reform program.21st century learning is not a singular “thing” that can be plugged into an existing school environment and used as an easy upgrade to improve existing practice.  Learning that teaches children how to think is a process with deep philosophical underpinnings and embraces new findings about how people teach, learn, and…See More
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21st Century Learning Is Not A Program

Posted on January 8, 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

by William Washington, Ed.D. Scholar, Walden University

Perhaps the biggest misconception that one can have about 21st century learning is to think of it as a single reform program.

21st century learning is not a singular “thing” that can be plugged into an existing school environment and used as an easy upgrade to improve existing practice.  Learning that teaches children how to think is a process with deep philosophical underpinnings and embraces new findings…

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