This report from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills examines the essential skills that people will need today and tomorrow. The six key elements of 21st century learning include emphasizing core subjects and learning skills, using 21st century tools to develop learning skills, teaching and learning 21st century content in a 21st century context, and using 21st century assessments that measure 21st century skills. In addition to the report, a companion guide for getting started is also provided, the Partnership's "Milestones for Improving Learning and Education (MILE) Guide" for 21st century skills. This source also provides a set of recommendations and action steps for people desiring to improve students 21st century skills.
Partnership for 21st Century Skills