BEING A 21ST CENTURY EDUCATOR - although this is geared to primary and secondary teachers, it offers much for early childhood teachers to incorporate as well. Many of these practices will come to distinguish great programs from good ones.
Critical thinking skills are what we want our students to develop. Without these skills we can not guarantee a sound and effective education that will enable our kids to seamlessly blend in tomorrow 's job market. Therefore, it is our responsibility as teachers and educators to fully understand the components of this set of skills in order to better focus on them in our instruction.
Hey, they forgot some. Like, writing a paragraph following a very strict formula, or filling in bubbles, or generally staying inside the lines and inside the box. New Skills for a New Age from Edutopia