Yearly Archives: 2014


21st century competencies
    Source: Adapted from National Research Council. (2012). Education for life and work: developing transferable knowledge and skills in the 21st century. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.     I came across this intriguing info graphic in theĀ  2013 report from the US Department of Education, Office of […]

In a TED talk last April, psychologist Angela Lee Duckworth described her notion of grit as a key indicator of success, more important, in many ways, than intelligence. Grit, she argues in numerous papers and reports, “is the tendency to sustain interest in and effort toward very long-term goals” (Duckworth, […]