The Educator's Notebook

A weekly collection of education-related news from around the web.

Educator’s Notebook #104 (November 8, 2015)

    • Center for Curriculum Redesign
    • 10/29/15

    “The foundational reason for why we find it so difficult to rebuild school curricula around the needs of the modern world is that we lack an organizing framework that can help prioritise educational competencies, and systematically structure the conversation around what individuals should learn at various stages of their development. Four-dimensional education provides a clear and actionable first-of-its-kind organizing framework of competencies needed for this century.”

COGNITIVE SCIENCE

CURRICULUM

DIVERSITY/INCLUSION

HUMANITIES

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Peter Nilsson

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