The classroom of the future is on your doorstep. We’re getting slapped in the face with technology (sorry about that, partially my fault), flipped classroom models, and innovative ideas.So what is the current state of the 21st century classroom? How many teachers have computers in their classroom? What are the 3 biggest reasons to use technology in your classroom? A new infographic from Open Colleges spells it out. We had the honor of helping them with this infographic so please spend at least half a second to check it out. Make me think that someone actually sees some of our hard work!
I have been thinking about 21st Century fluencies/competencies/skills - whatever name you ascribe to. I gave a talk to a group of educators about the need for change and what that change might look like.
Online learning has proliferated significantly in the last five years. But is online education preparing students for 21st century skills just because students are required to have access to a comput...
Welcome to the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Standards for the 21st-Century Learner Lesson Plan Database, a tool to support school librarians and other educators in teaching the essential learning skills defined in the AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner.
Understanding the Digital GenerationOur students were born with a mouse in their hands. The pervasive nature of digital culture has altered the way they think, and the way they learn. Education today is completely out of sync with this new reality.
Teachers must be proficient in, and be able to model, 21st century skills such as finding and managing resources, publishing on the web, and connecting with colleagues, students, parents, and local and global communities.