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The Breakdown: Critical Skills Institute

Posted by on Jul 19, 2012 in Mixes | 0 comments

Last week I had the distinct pleasure of attending my first Critical Skills Institute at Antioch University New England [full disclosure: I will be teaching an online graduate-level class for AUNE this fall, so I was able to attend the Institute for free]. It was an amazingly powerful week filled with a deep examination of the power of problem-based learning. First up: You’ve heard of twenty-first century skills, right? Well, forget about it. These people have been talking about that stuff for 25 years. The skills and dispositions in Critical Skills match up with the Partnership for 21st Century Skills’ frameworks amazingly well, except for the lack of the...

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