Archive for March, 2009

21st Century Flak

March 4th, 2009

This is an interestng take on cultural difference.

The notion that students need a new approach to education in the age of lightening-fast access to information has become something of a catch-all in education circles. President Barack Obama, for instance, called for “a new vision for a 21st-century education system” in December when introducing his nominee for U.S. secretary of education, Arne Duncan.

via Education Week: Backers of ’21st-Century Skills’ Take Flak.

Go read this whole thing and see if you think the case is being fairly represented.