The skills that are pivotal to achieve the 21st century pedagogy goals are :
– Critical thinking
– Active learning
– Problem solving skills
– Communicating, making connections,creating and expressing oneself in a variety of ways
– Contextualized knowledge. As you can see in the learning pyramid , uncontextualized and non-activity based learning could result in a low retention rate.
– Collaborative team work. This is mainly achieved through web2.0 technologies and social networking tools .
If you have read the UNESCO’S publication “ The four pillars of education “ you would realize that collaboration is the core element of the four pillars which are :
-Learning to know
– Lerning to do
– Learning to live together
– Learning to be