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Big Thinkers: Sasha Barab on New-Media Engagement

A professor of learning sciences at Indiana University explains how new-media literacies are creating new opportunities for student participation.

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Infographics as a Creative Assessment

Infographics as a Creative Assessment | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it

links, ideas, tips, and much more for supporting the use of infographics as an assessment option in the classroom

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From Literacy to Fluency – 21st Century Fluencies, that is…

From Literacy to Fluency – 21st Century Fluencies, that is… | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it

Guest-post” from Lee Crockett, Ian Jukes and Andrew Churches –from their new book “Literacy is NOT Enough”.

"Today, it’s essential that all of our students have a wide range of skills beyond those that were needed in the 20th century, a range that includes the skills needed to function within a rapidly changing society

“What skills will students need most to succeed in the 21st century?”...

*Problem solving

* Creativity

* Analytical Thinking

* Collaboration

*Communication

* Ethics, Action, Accountability

 

Key Points:

"We want to take a moment to make an important distinction. It’s actually our mindsets that we need to shift. There is a reason we use the term 21st-century fluencies and not 21st-century literacy or 21st-century skills."

"We need to move our thinking and our training beyond our primary focus and fixation on the Three Rs — beyond traditional literacy to an additional set of 21st-century fluencies, skills that reflect the times we live in."  Read more

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Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Visual Literacy, Talking with Images and Curiosity Amplifiers

Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Visual Literacy, Talking with Images and Curiosity Amplifiers | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it

learning has a lot more to do with creating the new than learning the old…

…how do we afford curiosity? Because basically if you’re not curious, you’re screwed in a world of constant flux.

 

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Education Tech: It’s a Whole New Game « Literacy 2.0

Education Tech: It’s a Whole New Game « Literacy 2.0 | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it

“Can the media multitasking generation adopt a new set of ‘habits of mind’ that will allow them to learn in totally new ways?”

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