"The folks in Common Sense Media have designed this beautiful poster for you to print and use in your classroom. The poster is an excellent guide for students to help them make the right informed decisions when it comes to photo sharing."
In the Future Work Skills 2020 report, the Institute for the Future identified 10 skills that will be vital for success in the workforce for the next decade. This paper focuses on one of these 10 vital skills: Computational thinking.
In the Future Work Skills 2020 report, the Institute for the Future identified 10 skills that will be vital for success in the workforce for the next decade. This perspective focuses on one of these 10 vital skills: New media literacy.
"Gender Advertising Remixer app lets you re-combine video from ads directed at boys with audio from ads directed at girls (and vice versa) to create hilarious and insightful fair use mash-ups....a fantastic way to combine critical media literacy, technical skills and creative play to help youth understand, deconstruct and remix mass media messages..."
"The 21st century is a world in constant change. In A New Culture of Learning, Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown pursue an understanding of how the forces of change, and emerging waves of interest associated with these forces, inspire and invite us to imagine a future of learning that is as powerful as it is optimistic."
CyberSmart! original, nonsequential standards-based lesson plans and student activity sheets adopt an integrated approach using best practices from the fields of cyber security and character education to impact behavioral change.
Visible Thinking is a flexible and systematic research-based approach to integrating the development of students' thinking with content learning across subject matters. An extensive and adaptable collection of practices, Visible Thinking has a double goal: on the one hand, to cultivate students' thinking skills and dispositions, and, on the other, to deepen content learning. By thinking dispositions, we mean curiosity, concern for truth and understanding, a creative mindset, not just being skilled but also alert to thinking and learning opportunities and eager to take them
The 10 Elements of High Quality Digital Learning was released at the 2010 Excellence in Action National Summit on Education Reform in Washington DC. During the fall of 2010, the Digital Learning Council defined the elements and identified the actions that need to be taken by lawmakers and policymakers to foster a high quality, customized education for all students. This includes technology-enhanced learning in traditional schools, online and virtual learning, and blended learning that combines online and onsite learning.
"Education pays off. That is the mission and vision of Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti, one of the world’s leading authorities on the convergence of education, technology and the workforce. ... her work at Apollo Research Institute opens up insights into making education more accessible, sustainable and relevant to the workplace."
six drivers—big, disruptive shifts that are likely to reshape the landscape for organizations and workers. Although each driver is in itself important when thinking about the future, it is the confluence of several drivers working together that produces true disruptions. We then identified 10 skills that we believe will be vital for success in the workforce:
The Digital Citizenship Project partners high schools and middle schools across the country; the older students mentor and guide the younger students on anti-bullying best practices....The Digital Citizenship Project was first deployed in the Spring of 2011. The main topics selected were Netiquette, Digital Citizenship, Cybercrime Prevention, and Managing Digital Tattoo (Footprint)...
How do you know if your school is preparing students for their future or their teacher’s past? Here are some questions to think about when considering if learners are effectively being prepared for their world.