Collaboration is essential in the classroom because it is
inherent in the nature of how work is accomplished in
our civic, college and workforce lives. It is a necessity
due to globalization and the rise of technology.
Classrooms must cultivate student communication skills as
they must be able to effectively analyze and process the
overwhelming amount of communication in their lives today.
Classrooms that foster creativity are becoming a necessity
because in today's world of global competition and task
automation, innovative capacity and a creative spirit are fast
becoming requirements for personal and professional success.
Classrooms that facilitate and teach critical thinking lead students
to develop other skills, such as a higher levels of concentration,
deeper analytical abilities, and improved thought processing.