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Before Coffee, Facebook: New Literacy Learning for 21st Century Teachers - ProQuest - 35 views

  • we might start with our own experiences-developing digital insider perspectives so we can envision new pedagogy for our classrooms
    • kimdoyle
      teachers role
Deborah Baillesderr

Everything NO Single Teacher Should EVER Want to Know About EdTech, Digital L... - 95 views

    A good read and lots of resources.
Tonya Thomas

New Learning Environments for the 21st Century | John Seely Brown - 2 views

Tra Hall

7 Skills students need for their future - YouTube - 141 views

    7 Skills Students Need for the Future

Characteristics of 21st Century Teachers - 157 views

  • As others try to discover the next revolutionary idea to elicit changes in education, educators in the classroom are making things happen now, despite the hurdles they sometimes face. Innovative educators today are often referred to as 21st Century Teachers, and share many unique characteristics.
Patti Anderson

The 21st Century Teacher - 238 views

    Why use 21st century teaching??
    Thanks for sharing this Patti. I thought it was a great read. It very clearly articulates the many simple reasons why we do need to integrate technology into education and let it become as seamless as using pen and paper. The Evolution video was fascinating ...
Glenda Baker

21st Century Fluency Project - 106 views

    Criteria for potential digi.citizen course
Kevin Jarrett

Return to Sender -- THE Journal - 60 views

  • The upshot of this neglect, the report goes on to say, is to leave students unsuited for a work environment in which knowing core subject content can be secondary to being able to use technology to demonstrate the so- called 21st century skills that employers now demand:
  • increasingly value people who can use their knowledge to communicate, collaborate, analyze, create, innovate, and solve problems."
  • it's also about turning information into knowledge through Web searching and vetting. It's about developing effective multimedia presentations. It's about seamlessly using digital tools to collaborate and problem-solve.
    Great article on the need for greater use of technology in instruction.
    Send this to your principal, superintendent or school board member...
Nancy White

Educational Leadership:Best of Educational Leadership 2009-2010:21st Century Skills: Th... - 40 views

  • The debate is not about content versus skills. There is no responsible constituency arguing against ensuring that students learn how to think in school. Rather, the issue is how to meet the challenges of delivering content and skills in a rich way that genuinely improves outcomes for students.
    • Nancy White
      The skills help us learn content. The content gives us context for practicing and learning the skills. It is a symbiotic relationship.
  • Another curricular challenge is that we don't yet know how to teach self-direction, collaboration, creativity, and innovation the way we know how to teach long division. The plan of 21st century skills proponents seems to be to give students more experiences that will presumably develop these skills—for example, having them work in groups. But experience is not the same thing as practice. Experience means only that you use a skill; practice means that you try to improve by noticing what you are doing wrong and formulating strategies to do better. Practice also requires feedback, usually from someone more skilled than you are.
    • Nancy White
      We not only give them experience --but we must model these skills constantly.
  • A growing number of business leaders, politicians, and educators are united around the idea that students need
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  • "21st century skills" to be successful today
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