New Book Coming September, 2019

How to Teach Thinking Skills: Seven Key Student Proficiencies for College and Career Readiness, Second Edition

By: James A. BellancaRobin J. FogartyBrian M. Pete

Ensure your students develop the complex, higher-order thinking skills they need to not just survive but thrive in a 21st century world. The latest edition of this best-selling guide by James A. Bellanca, Robin J. Fogarty, and Brian M. Pete details a three-phase teaching model and dives deep into how to teach seven key student proficiencies: critical thinking, creative thinking, complex thinking, comprehensive thinking, collaborative thinking, communicative thinking, and cognitive transfer.

How to teach higher-order thinking skills for student engagement and achievement:

  • Receive guidance on teaching higher-order thinking skills according to any given standard, including state standards and content-area standards.
  • Learn how to weave thinking skills and technology into your existing teaching strategies and lesson plans.
  • Understand how to adapt lessons for various grade levels and subjects.
  • Gain questions to reflect on after lessons, to ensure that students learn at the highest levels and grow their problem solving and innovative thinking.
  • Attain tools and reproducibles to facilitate learning and understanding of teaching critical thinking and other 21st century skills.

Click here to pre-order

Check Out Our NEW Website

We are pleased to announce the launch of our brand new website! After months of hard work and dedication, we are delighted to officially announce the launch on 9/13/2018. The new site launch is available and the URL is www.ilc21.org.

Our goal with this new website is to provide our visitors an easier way to learn about Illinois Consortium for 21st Century Schools services and solutions and also to allow the visitor to browse information based on their own choice. The new website is interactive and gives better access to About Us, Our Team, MindQuest21, Resources, FAQ’s, DeeperLearning21 Blog. Our current and prospective clients will find useful information about our services on the homepage of our website. The case studies will highlight the projects we have completed and outline the value created for each client as a result.

Amongst the new features, the site contains integrated social media buttons for Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and Linkedin to foster improved communication with the you. We will be constantly updating our content with helpful information, articles, blogs, announcements, and client successes.

We hope you find the new website with a fresh look, easy to access information and we also wish to establish this portal as a source of information for those who visit our site.

We would also like to thank our amazing staff at Illinois21 who donated their time and energy to make this site what it is.

For any questions, suggestions, feedback or comments, please e-mail us.

Thank You!

Contact:
Illinois21
info@ilc21.org