During our first session, we’ll be exploring some readings regarding essential skills for the 21st century:

  1. Rigor Redefined, by Tony Wagner
  2. A Communique from the Horizon Report Retreat, January 2012
  3. 9 Essential Skills Kids Should Learn, Zen Habits
  4. Dawn of the New Literacies, ASCD
  5. A New Model of Connected Learning, Spotlight Foundation
  6. Connected Learning infographic
  7. 3 Ideas for 21st Century Schools
  8. Collaborative learning for the Digital Age, Cathy Davidson
  9. World Without Walls: Learning Well With Others by Will Richardson
  10. Partnership for 21st Century Skills Framework
  11. New Media Literacies Play Framework
  12. Q&A With the Authors of A New Culture of Learning by Steve Denning, Forbes
  13. Brave New World of Digital Intimacy by Clive Thompson
  14. The Future of Reading and Writing is Collaborative by Heather Chaplin
  15. Michael Wesh: It’s a Pull, Pull World, THE Journal
  16. The Long Tail, in a nutshell by Chris Anderson
  17. The Single Best Idea for Reforming K-12 Education by Steve Denning, Forbes
  18. The World Is Open, Q&A with author Curtis Bonk
  19. Minds on Fire: Open Education, The Long Tail, and Learning 2.0 by John Seely Brown and Richard P. Adler
  20. Living and Learning with New Media
  21. The Classroom is Obsolete, It’s Time for Something New
  22. The Power of Play in Learning
  23. ISTE Essential Conditions to Effectively Leverage Technology For Learning
  24. Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy, by Andrew Churches
  25. Strategies for Successful Professional Development to Support Technology Integration, Center for Implementing Technology in Education
  26. Building Good Search Skills: What Students Need to Know, Mind/Shift
  27. Everything You Know About Curriculum May Be Wrong. Really. by Grant Wiggins
  28. Future of Museums Trends Watch 2012, American Association of Museums
What other readings/resources would you recommend? Please share in the comments!