21st Century Pedagogy | 21st Century Connections
Even if you have a 21st Century classroom (flexible and adaptable); even if you are a 21st century teacher ; (an adaptor, a communicator, a leader and a learner, a visionary and a model, a collaborator and risk taker) even if your curriculum reflects the new paradigm and you have the facilities and resources that could enable 21st century learning - you will only be a 21st century teacher if how you teach changes as well. Your pedagogy must also change.
"... communication skills. Marshalling and understanding the available evidence isn't useful unless you can effectively communicate your conclusions." "... team players. Virtually every project at Google is run by a small team. People need to work well together and perform up to the team's expectations. "
...you will only be a 21st century teacher if how you teach changes as well. Your pedagogy must also change.5 Terrific Ted Talks on Future Technologies
A sampling of how technology might influence the future.
ow? Those are questions that some of the most inventive and outrageous thinkers around have been addressing at the yearly TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) conference. TED presenters have been wowing audiences with their future-tech ideas for a long time, and many of these talks are freely available on the web. But it can be a daunting task working out what to watch. So here’s a taster-menu of five great TED talks on how technology might influence the future. Rather than describe the latest in consumer tech, they take on the much harder task of predicting how technology will change our lives in profound ways. I’ve used a few simple rules in selecting the talks: - Was I hooked within the first few seconds? - Was the technology potentially life-changing? - Was I inspired and challenged?Half an Hour: An Operating System for the Mind
21st century skills are, in short, an operating system for the mind.
DownesTeaching College Math » Blog Archive » Technology Skills We Should Be Teaching in College
A list of the tech skills that students should learn before they leave college. Ideally, these are skills that would be integrated throughout K-12 and college curricula (USA). Interesting
A blog that attempts to lists the current technology skills that should be taught in College. Food for thought!The Partnership for 21st Century Skills - 2009 MILE Guide: Milestones for Improving Learning & Education
Nearly six years ago, the Partnership for 21st Century Skills released its signature toolkit, the MILE Guide for 21st Century Skills: Milestones for Improving Learning and Education. Today, this toolkit has been revised and updated to reflect new realities and the P21 Framework for Education.
Includes: The MILE Guide Self-Assessment Tool, Implementation Guiding Recommendations, and P21 Framework Definitions (... that spell out expectations for 21st century student outcomes and the necessary support systems at the state and local levels).
2009 MILE Guide: Milestones for Improving Learning21 Things for the 21st Century Educator - Home
Another 21 things site based on NETS. Good resources and ideas
Excellent site for 21st century contentTools for the 21st Century Teacher
RT @draenews: Del Tools for the 21st Century Teacher: http://bit.ly/dqXhQM