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Dean Mantz

NZ Interface Magazine | Eight habits of highly effective 21st century teachers - 12 views

  • What are the characteristics we would expect to see in a successful 21st century educator? Well, we know they are student-centric, holistic, and they’re teaching about how to learn as much as teaching about the subject area. We know, too, that they must be 21st century learners as well. But highly effective teachers in today’s classrooms are more than this – much more.
Jennifer Dorman

"Living and Learning with New Media: Summary of Findings from the Digital Youth Project... - 0 views

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    "New media allow for a degree of freedom and autonomy for youth that is less apparent in classroom setting. Youth respect one another's authority online, and they are often more motivated to learn from peers than from adults. Their efforts are also largely self-directed, and the outcome emerges through exploration, in contrast to classroom learning that is oriented toward set, predefined goals."
Jennifer Dorman

Global Politics | Essential Guide | BBC World Service - 0 views

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    I saw this bookmark on Vicki Davis' blog. This is a terrific resources for all teachers to use to contextualize the 21st century and help students understand their place in this world.
Jennifer Dorman

Children, Digital Media & Our Nation's Future: Three Challenges for the Coming Decade - 0 views

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    Publication by Rima Shore, Ph.D.
Jennifer Dorman

Literacy Debate - Online, R U Really Reading? - Series - NYTimes.com - 0 views

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    Terrific article about what literacy really means - books and periodicals, online reading, etc. "Some Web evangelists say children should be evaluated for their proficiency on the Internet just as they are tested on their print reading comprehension. Starting next year, some countries will participate in new international assessments of digital literacy, but the United States, for now, will not."
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