Assessing 21st Century Skills

A Guide to Evaluating Mastery and Authentic Learning

by Laura M. Greenstein

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  • 9781452218014
  • 9781452269795
  • 9781452284156

Go beyond traditional paper-and-pencil tests!

How can you measure student mastery of 21st century skills like creativity, problem solving, and use of technology? Laura Greenstein provides a framework and practical ideas for using authentic learning experiences and rigorous assessment strategies to engage today’s students. With numerous rubrics and checklists, a step-by-step model for developing your own classroom assessments, a lesson planning template, and sample completed lesson plans, this book discusses how to teach and assess:

  • Thinking skills: critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and metacognition
  • Actions: communication, collaboration, digital and technological literacy
  • Living skills: citizenship, global understanding, leadership, college and career readiness

  • SAGE Publications; July 2012
  • ISBN: 9781452269795
  • Edition: 1
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  • Title: Assessing 21st Century Skills
  • Author: Laura M. Greenstein
  • Imprint: Corwin
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781452218014
  • 9781452269795
  • 9781452284156

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"This is the book we’ve all been waiting for! 21st Century Assessment is timely and right on target. This book is a blend of theoretical and practical and is a must-have title for any educator who wants to truly meet the needs of 21st century learners."