© 2013 – Routledge
This important new book identifies the skills and qualities students need, based on the Common Core State Standards, to be really ready for college and careers.
Go beyond content knowledge…the deep thinking and learning skills detailed in this book will equip students for success!
Prepare your students for their futures by helping them become…
For each skill, you'll learn why it matters, and get a whole host of practical strategies and techniques for bringing the skill to life in the classroom—across the curriculum and for different grade levels.
BONUS! You'll get useful, much-needed information on planning high-quality assessments.
Section I: Creating Thinkers
Chapter 1: Analytical Thinkers
Chapter 2: Critical Thinkers
Chapter 3: Problem Solvers
Section II: Creating College- and Career-Ready Learners
Chapter 4: Inquisitive Learners
Chapter 5: Opportunistic Learners
Chapter 6: Flexible Learners
Section III: Building Resiliency
Chapter 7: Willingness to Accept Critical Feedback
Chapter 8: Willingness to Adjust Based on Feedback
Chapter 9: Openness to Possible Failure
Section IV: Creating Communicators
Chapter 10: Able to Express Oneself in Writing and Orally
Chapter 11: Skilled at Information Gathering
Chapter 12: Draws Inferences and Reaches Conclusions
Chapter 13: Uses Technology as a Tool, Not a Crutch