All Blog Posts Tagged 'Century' (13)

Research Shows Teachers Need a Very Different Set of Skills to Teach Today's Students

The Challenge of Modeling 21st Century Learning

A Complimentary White Paper from Atomic Learning



Today's students are different. Today's world is different. The changes suggest a very different role for schools and teachers.



Based on findings by Atomic Learning's partner, SEG Measurement, this free resource discusses the importance of professional…

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Added by Amy Schoenrock on August 5, 2011 at 11:38am — No Comments

Educator Musing: We Can Have Teachers Without Borders Part 3

Location! Location! Location!
What Does Location, Location, Location Mean?
It means identical homes can increase or decrease in value due to location. It's repeated three times for emphasis, and so you will remember the phrase. It's the number one rule in real estate, and it's often the most overlooked rule. The best locations are those in…
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Added by Carlos Mendoza III on July 8, 2011 at 4:53pm — No Comments

1 to 1 Laptop Schools, Teacher Appraisal and 21st Century Learning.

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After reading many articles and blogs asking the question "where do we go now" in reference to 1:1 Laptop Initiatives and the use of digital resources in the classroom. I have put together some current published research to consider  in the cycle of teacher appraisal in 1:1 Laptop Schools.  I would welcome comments to improve/adapt/expand any of the information given in this…

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Added by Steven David Pearce on December 17, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Grades Keep Students from Taking Risks | e-Learning Today TV

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Added by Amanda Kenuam on May 26, 2010 at 10:18am — No Comments

21st Century Computer Lab for an Elementary School

This post is a commentary on the future of Computer Labs as well as a "cry" for your input on what you believe a 21st Century C-Lab should look like. This will also become the first in a series of posts regarding a major transformation both physically and philosophically within our school. We are remodeling our school. I am going to re-purpose and re-structure our lab. I am not 100% confident that I am going in the right direction...this is a bit of a risk. You're input here would be of great… Continue

Added by Nate Krulish on January 26, 2010 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

New Media Literacy: Relevance and Challenges

The concept of Technology Literacy became immediately relevant for me last year as I was filling out the 2008-09 ADE Educational Technology Survey required for our district to receive funding under the Title II-D/EETT program. I had to answer the following questions:



Q40: How many 8th grade students in your school/district would be classified as technologically literate according to the following definition:



"Technology literacy is the ability to responsibly use… Continue

Added by David Ligon on September 13, 2009 at 4:30am — No Comments

21st Century Teaching & Learning

The following commentary discusses my viewpoint on 21st Century Teaching and Learning, based on responses to a PLN survey conducted by Lucy Gray, Technology Integration Specialist at the University of Chicago, on August 8, 2009.



What is your personal definition of 21st century learning and/or teaching?

21st Century learning is the process whereby digital natives utilize the power of modern technology to learn anything, anytime, anywhere. Classrooms are no longer… Continue

Added by David Ligon on August 9, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

T3 Notes from @wfryer

I pulled this out of the notes taken by @wfryer regarding T3 (Target Tech in Texas) which is the artist formally know as E2T2 in Texas. Wes provides a great deal of insight and summary information around the grant opportunity. Read more.…

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Added by John Costilla on June 11, 2009 at 6:01am — No Comments

A Shot Across the Bow - 21st Century Skills Under Attack

Jay Matthews of the Washington Post recently posted an article entitled “The Latest Doomed Pedagogical Fad: 21st Century Skills.” The good ship "21st Century Skills" has yet to be tested on open waters and already a shot across the bow! Somalia is not the only place with pirate problems.



Most disconcerting is the complete lack of understanding of what these skills are - and that they… Continue

Added by Sean Conner on January 15, 2009 at 10:50am — No Comments

Connectivism & Networked Learning

[Cross posted on Education Musings]



I spend much of my time reading, writing, discussing, and blogging about ideas around the broad theme of 21st Century learning. More specifically,… Continue

Added by Shuchi Grover on December 8, 2008 at 5:36am — 1 Comment

Inspire. Do.

I found this Inspirational Image to be both interesting and "spot on." Darren Draper share a few others, but this one really resonates with me and a post I shared a while back — Stop Lurking and Do something! Blogging for me, is something that I decided to do a while back as a result of this — knowing is one thing, doing is something else. I think our… Continue

Added by John Costilla on October 16, 2008 at 8:00am — No Comments

Building 21st Century Skills

Today’s life and work environments require far more than thinking skills and content knowledge. The ability to navigate the complex life and work environments in the globally competitive information age requires students to pay rigorous attention to developing adequate life and career skills.



The Partnership for 21st Century Skills is pleased to offer Route 21, a one-stop-shop for 21st century skills-related… Continue

Added by Kevin Chilton on October 15, 2008 at 4:00am — 2 Comments

Study: Social networks may subvert 'digital divide'

Study: Social networks may subvert 'digital divide'



Social networks like Facebook and MySpace have reputations as time-sucking procrastination tools, but a new study from the University of Minnesota says au contraire.



Social networks build beneficial technological, creative, and communication skills, the study says, leading the researchers to actually describe social networks with the adjective "educational." Who knew?



"What we found was that students using… Continue

Added by Bruce Eric Montgomery on June 22, 2008 at 6:52pm — 1 Comment

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