21st Century Learning

Life and work in the 21st century requires all of us — teachers and students — to cultivate an approach to learning that involves critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity. Throughout the ELD modules, you will find short talks by contemporary visionaries that broaden our perspectives and push our thinking as lifelong learners.

Ted Talk: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: The danger of a single story (18:46 min.)

Novelist Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.

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