Selecting 21st Century Skills

The Institute for the Future’s (IFTF) developed their vision for skills needed in 2020, which include… • Sense-making – determine the deeper meaning or significance of what is being expressed • Novel & Adaptive Thinking – identify solutions and responses beyond the rote or rule-based • Computational Thinking – translate data into abstract concepts, use data-based reasoning • Transdisciplinarity – understand concepts across multiple disciplines • Cognitive Load Management – discriminate and filter information for importance and maximize functioning using a variety of tools and techniques, and • Virtual Collaboration – work productively, drive engagement, and demonstrate presence as a member of a virtual team. I recognize the value of […]