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Karen LaBonte

Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century / FrontPage - 5 views

    This site represents a collective effort to explore teaching and learning in the 21st century and beyond. The list of teachers and student knowledge, skills, and dispositions was initially generated by teachers and administrators from Rockland County BOCES who explored a number of resources and references on 21st learning. The lists are a work in progress and will benefit greatly from the continued exploration and addition of outcomes by those who visit this site.
Dennis OConnor

21st Century Literacy - 12 views

    Teaching digital literacy, information literacy, citizenship literacy via journalism lessons and resources for 7-12 grade students. I like the combination of writing journalism with the deep thinking skills needed for information fluency.
Karen LaBonte

Full Circle Resource Kit Directory - 7 views

    Free resources for teaching and learning critical 21st century skills.
Karen LaBonte

21st Century Information Fluency - 7 views

    Digital Investigator Training Digital DIF Investigator Applying the Digital Information Fluency (DIF) Process Digital Investigator Training is a way for middle and high school students to learn valuable digital information fluency skills. Educators interested in the teacher's guides should contact us at: Start Here (materials open in a new window.) In this training course you will learn to: Power Search for Digital Resources Evaluate Digital Materials Use Digital Materials in an Ethical Manner
Dennis OConnor

Education Week Teacher: High-Tech Teaching in a Low-Tech Classroom - 6 views

  • How can we best use limited resources to support learning and familiarize students with technology?
  • get creative with lesson structure
  • Take advantage of any time that your students have access to a computer lab with multiple computers.
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  • Relieve yourself from the pressure of knowing all the ins and outs of every tool. Instead, empower your students by challenging them to become experts who teach one another (and you!) how to use new programs.
  • "Pass it On" Buddy Method
  • Students assist one another in creating digital products that represent or reflect their new learning. It’s a great way to spread technological skills in a one-computer classroom.
  • Group Consensus Method
  • Small groups of students engage in dialogue on a particular topic, then a member uses a digital tool to report on the group's consensus.
  • Rotating Scribe Method
  • Each day, one student uses technology to record the lesson for other students.
  • Whole Class Method
  • Teachers in one-computer classrooms often invite large groups of students to gather around the computer. Here are a few suggestions for making the most of these activities
  • When we are faced with limited resources, it is tempting to throw up our hands and say, "I just don't have what I need to do this!" However, do not underestimate your ability to make it work.
    Might help create a blended classroom, even when you have to share the blender.  Common sense advise for the real world of underequipped classrooms and stretched thin teachers.

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills - Home - 0 views

    Important site for ELA teachers as we work to redefine and clarify our discipline in light of changing demands from the world of work. NCTE is partnering with P21 to create an ELA framework. Many states have begun to adopt and adapt the P21 standards to t
Adam Babcock

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills - Home - 3 views

    As the United States continues to compete in a global  economy that demands innovation, P21 and its members provide tools and resources to help the U.S. education system keep up by fusing the three Rs and four Cs (critical thinking and problem solving, communication, collaboration, and creativity and innovation).
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