Nine questions about ’21st Century curriculum’

In the well-engineered drive to privatize public education, the phrase “21st Century curriculum” plays a role similar to “New and Improved!” on boxes of laundry detergent. It doesn’t mean anything. The characteristics of a good 'curriculum' haven’t changed since the word was invented, and they’re not going to change in the 21st or any other century unless human nature changes. So how can you tell if curricula pitched as 21st Century are lousy? Marion Brady explains.