Skills every learner should know.

View this graphic showing skills every learner should know, by Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.

Areas of Knowledge Summary

Every learner should know how to:

Set & Achieve Goals

  • Develop a Personal Learning Network (PLN)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Manage time effectively
  • Achieve and set goals
  • Ask questions

Live in the Digital World

  • Post on social media while managing one’s digital footprint
  • Do effective online searches
  • Evaluate websites and online tools for credibility
  • Code HTML
  • Create professional-looking photos and make professional-looking videos
  • Learn and use emerging technology

Care for Oneself & Others

  • Care for others
  • Ask for what one wants and needs
  • Maintain one’s physical and emotional health

Communicate with Others

  • Work collaboratively in mixed-age groups
  • Orally communicate with others both face-to-face and online
  • Write effectively

Think Critically

  • Make and invent stuff
  • Identify and solve problems

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *