Home Authors Posts by David Ross

David Ross

35 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
David Ross is a global education consultant and former CEO of the Partnership for 21st Century Learning (P21). Follow him on Twitter: @DavidPBLRoss

The Pursuit of Happiness is a Noble Goal for 21st Century Education

156
Shares
Student happiness is at the core of each student’s holistic development. Parents, teachers, community and learners are all active members of creating the solution. Join David Ross as he unpacks the topic from multiple angles that highlight powerful resources to get you started.

New Skills Framework Shaped by Vast Data Set on Job Requirements

55
Shares
The New Foundational Skills of the Digital Economy recently released a report with data analysis provided by Burning Glass Technologies. The data set is driven from keywords in more than 150 million unique U.S. job postings, dating back to 2007. Recognizing these skills as essential learning outcomes for the 21st century, it frames a path to success for students and graduates as they transition to the future of work.

Developing 21st Century Skills and Content Knowledge Through Dance

153
Shares
David Ross explores how dance experiences assist children in cultivating the 21st-century skills of creative thinking, collaboration, communication, global awareness, and self-direction.

Place-Based Education Anchors Learning in the Community

44
Shares
David Ross explains how in Place-Based Education the nature of a place determines the culture of the classroom to an extraordinary degree.

No-Collar Jobs Offer Schools Chance to Create Mashups of Academics and Vocations

53
Shares
David Ross explains how no-collar and new collar opportunities do not require a four-year degree, rather vocational training, certifications and the right mix of in-demand skill sets.

Critical Thinking – a Critical Skill in School and for the Future of Work

64
Shares
By: David Ross. We need to do a better job of developing critical thinking skills for learners and workers. David Ross asks, are we using the same label to describe a different set of skills?

Mapping 21st-Century Skills to SEL Competencies

30
Shares
The relationship between Socio-Emotional Competencies and 21st-Century Skills has been uppermost on my mind lately because of a series of key...

FEATURED