21st Century Fluencies with Andrew Churches

“How we teach must reflect how our students learn. It must also reflect the world our students will move into. This is a world which is rapidly changing, connected, adapting and evolving. Our style and approach to teaching must emphasize the learning in the 21st century.”  

–Andrew Churches

Wiki: Educational-Origami

Key Take-Aways from Andrew’s Visit:

Solution Fluency: A portable process that structures problem solving

  • Define
  • Discover
  • Dream
  • Design
  • Deliver (Produce or Publish)
  • Debrief

Information Fluency: Act of collecting, processing, manipulating and analyzing information

  • Ask (open-ended questions)
  • Acquire (informal vs. formal)
  • Analyze
  • Apply (present)
  • Assess

Resources on Problem-Based Learning:

Thinking for the Future — Connecting with Other Schools: