This great recent ‘insight’ by Kumar Snehansu nails it! He observes that: “Education today is much more about ways of thinking which involves everyday creative and critical approaches to problem-solving and decision-making. It is also about ways of working as well as the tools they require, such as the capacity to recognize and exploit the potential of new technologies and methods of teaching. These citizens influence what they want to learn and how they want to learn it, and it is this desire and inclination that shapes the role of educators.”So, whether you are a student, a teacher, or just a lifelong learner, Snehansu’s post covers all the bases:
Isn't this metacognition and metaliteracy in a nutshell?
Snehansu, Kumar. "What Students Should Know About 21st Century Learning?." EdTechReview. N.p., 14 Sept. 2013. Web. 21 Sept. 2013. <http://edtechreview.in/news/news/trends-insights/insights/581-what-students-should-know-about-21st-century-learning>.