The issue: Do kids learn to think by reading great literature, doing difficult math and learning history, philosophy and science? Or can they tackle those subjects on their own if schools simply teach them to problem-solve, communicate, use technology and think creatively? The criticism: If you pursue the latter, the rich content you’re after inevitably “falls by the wayside.” While kids may enjoy working together on projects, for instance, the amount of knowledge they get often ends up being shallow. A small group of outspoken education scholars is saying the push for 21st-century skills is taking a dangerous bite out of precious classroom time that could be better spent learning deep, essential content. Core Knowledge holds that an explicit, grade-by-grade “core of common learning” is necessary for a good education. So, for instance, when fifth-graders learn about Galileo’s role in astronomy, they study Italian history and geography as well. Research shows that many teachers find it difficult to actually teach children to think creatively or collaborate. In the end, they rarely get better at the very skills that P21 advocates. Read the full article here
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