Curriculum Evolution and Planning to Develop 21st Century Skills

  • Critical thinking and reasoning – not just solving problems but planning and using decision making skills
  • Information literacy (technology) – Understanding which tools are appropriate for which tasks
  • Collaboration – Not just individual learning but contributing to the learning of others
  • Self-direction – Includes curiosity and motivation to find new information
  • Invention – Solving problems through an integration of information, making connections between ideas, strategies and solutions
“Learning and teaching should not stand on opposite banks and just watch the river flow by; instead, they should embark together on a journey down the water. Through an active, reciprocal exchange, teaching can strengthen learning how to learn.” – Loris Malaguzzi