This video touches on why it is vital students are gaining 21st century skills in the classroom today in order to be prepared for a successful life after school.
Why am I not successful? I got good grades in school, why do I not feel prepared for the workforce?
The world sure has changed a lot... how do we keep up? Business communities, education leaders and policy makers unite! the SOLUTION...21st Century Skills!
Jobs used to be predictable, but now machines are replacing a lot of routine work. Just think about the invention of self-check out machines or how Instacart delivers groceries.
What essential skills do I need to thrive in work AND life?
Businesses are now GLOBALIZED! How do I communicate my ideas and collaborate with someone to get the job done?
I need to know how to think critically and creatively solve problems. How can I use technology to be more successful. I wish I had learned this in school!
We need learners, not graduates. Our children will live in a world where they will need to be ready to solve problems, problems that do not even exist yet. We need LIFELONG learners ready for the challenges of a rapidly changing world.