Common Core Infographic: Paths to 21st-Century Success
The Common Core State Standards, which have been adapted for use in numerous states, were designed for student success in the 21st century. The Paths to 21st-Century Success via the Common Core Infographic features six classroom scenes that demonstrate the key skills that lead to 21st century success. In fact it explains several 21st-century skills that teachers are helping students develop for college and career success. It also illustrates specific skills—embedded within the standards—that students are cultivating in the classroom and how students will use those skills in the future.
Teachers know: students need a wide range of skills to be successful for college and careers in the 21st century.
Employers have identified many skills that students will need to be competitive in the 21st-century workplace: including critical thinking, effective communication, information analysis, and global citizenship.