Navigating Chaos: The New 21st Century Skill

Navigating Chaos: The New 21st Century Skill

The problem with the 21st century is that it won’t stand still. Just when the goal came into focus—get students ready to be ‘globally competitive’ and prepare them for ‘tomorrow’s world’ by teaching problem solving, collaboration, communication, and design skills—the planet decides to accelerate into its next phase. A confluence of events is laying this … Continue reading Navigating Chaos: The New 21st Century Skill

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The Innovation to Drive Innovation: Scaling Inquiry

The Innovation to Drive Innovation: Scaling Inquiry

After watching her deeply engaged students and teachers gather in celebration after an inspiring project showcase last fall, a proud elementary school Principal—the new head of a school that had underperformed for years—exclaimed to me: “Every teacher needs to learn how to do this!” In another school, a 6th grade science teacher related how multiples … Continue reading The Innovation to Drive Innovation: Scaling Inquiry

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