June 2011
American Secondary Education;Summer2011, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p108
Academic Journal
This article draws on the 21st Century Skills Movement and the successful teaching practices of Asian schools in order to provide five suggestions that secondary math teachers can incorporate into their classrooms in order to promote the skill set necessary for an ever-changing global economy. Problem-based instruction, student-led solutions, risk taking, fun, and collaboration time are five ideas that incorporate the successes of educators from outside the United States and may also prove to be supported by brain-based research.


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