21st Century Reading
Creative Thinking and Reading with TED Talks
21st Century Reading develops essential knowledge and skills for learners to succeed in today’s global society. The series teaches core academic language skills and incorporates 21st century themes and skills such as global awareness, information literacy and critical thinking. Using TED Talks as the springboard to share ideas, this new four-level reading series shows learners how to understand and respond to ideas and content in English.
- • Featuring extraordinary stories presented by inspiring thinkers and doers, TED Talks ignite curiosity and introduce learners to ideas which can change the world.
- • TED Talks use authentic language, delivered by experts in their field, providing learners with models of English that are real and relevant to their academic studies.
- • Critical and Creative Thinking skills – including analysis, evaluation, synthesis, reflection, inference, and problem-solving – are fully integrated into every unit, to help learners develop academic skills.
- • Scaffolded reading and vocabulary tasks guide learners to a better understanding of the key ideas, skills, and language.
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