Tip of the Week

March 27, 2017

Skills for the 21st century

“If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.” – John Dewey In today’s world, the skills students need to be successful are quite different than the skills students needed to possess 20 years ago. We are living in a highly collaborative and interactive world in which problem-solving and analytical and critical thinking skills are increasingly important. To be able to access this deeper level of learning and understanding, strong executive function skills are required. For thoughtful tips to help strengthen these important skills at home, check out our Tip of the Week archive and the EM Blog regularly. A highlighted strategy or approach could make a world of difference!