“I am the Future’s Child”

“Hullo. I am Angelica. I am 5 years old. I really don’t have much of a past. In fact, I am the future.”

If we were to teach not only for today but also for tomorrow, what should we be teaching our students. Hedley Beare raises this question in his story about Angelica, a fictional 5 year old sitting in your classroom.

future’s child

Today we asked teachers what they believed to be the most important 21st Century Skills were for our students. These were some of the comments –

  • Flexibility
  • Communication
  • Empathy
  • Global Awareness
  • Learning how to learn