Knowledge can be part of 21st-century skills

09/18/2009 | Teacher Magazine (free registration)

The push toward 21st-century skills has some educators questioning whether the focus on critical thinking will leave any room for the knowledge that is the cornerstone of an education. However, National Board Certified Teacher Anthony Cody argues that educators can have both. In this blog post, Cody writes that a creative project such as baking bread -- if done right -- can help students learn academic lessons on proportions or other concepts.

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