Use these questions to interview an adult about 21st century skills and teach your students about the value of these skills in life.
This website highlights the importance of nine "Essential Skills" as identified by the Government of Canada. It discusses the importance of reading, writing, oral communication, thinking, document use, digital skills, numeracy, working with others, and continual learning. It features videos that explain each of the essential skills as well as teacher resources that show how these essential skills are used in various occupations or jobs.
Explore the rest of the Skills Canada to learn about skills competitions, explore skill profiles for various trades, and more.
Journey 2050 allows schools around the world to experience agriculture like it has never been taught before. As students explore world food sustainability, they make inquiry-based decisions to see the ripple effect on social, economic and environmental factors locally and globally. Agricultural experts and real farm families from Kenya, India and Canada guide students through a virtual farm simulation, avatar career game and geography scavenger hunt.