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Strategies to Promote Non-Cognitive Skills: A Guide for Educators and Youth Developers

pdf Non-Cognitive Skills Guide

Success is measured by more than test scores

Educators, parents, and youth work professionals know that kids need more than traditional academic skills to thrive in the 21st century.

Therefore, we’re more interested than ever in helping kids develop communication skills, persistence, and a passionate interest in the world around them. Too few of our schools and out-of-school time settings are designed to promote these skills.


You don’t have to start from scratch

The pressing need to help young people cultivate these skills has fostered widespread innovation. In Strategies to Promote Non-Cognitive Skills, expert reviewers profile 16 different strategies that help young people build critical life skills.

This guide shows which strategies have the most research behind them, covers applicable age groups, and provides support for implementing staff.


Promote 21st-Century Skills Today!