Tony Gurr

Why we need more “Committed Sardines”…

In News & Updates (from the CBO) on 29/12/2011 at 4:21 pm

Just wanted to re-blog this post – to wrap up Ian, Lee and Andrew’s series on 21st Century Fluencies. This was taken from the last chapter of their book – but I used it earlier on in the series.

Thanks again, guys!

T..

allthingslearning

A couple of days ago I did a “lazy Sunday” post – but shared a poem from the guys at the 21st Century Fluency Project (Ian, Andrew and Lee). The poem clearly touched a nerve with many of you and showed me just how much we educators value allthingseducation – and “the need for change”.

If only our schools, colleges and universities were half as passionate!

 

Lee, Andrew and Ian have recently published their latest book – Literacy is Not Enough –and have kindly offered to share selected chapters of the book with you all. After I had posted the poem, I thought elements of Chapter 12 (the end of the book) would be the best to start their series of guest-posts for us.

 

We must immediately begin to rethink and reshape the current classroom learning experience. We must

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