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Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Combining 21st Century Skills, Project Based Learning, and iPads

Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Combining 21st Century Skills, Project Based Learning, and iPads | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

These are my notes from Felix Jacomino and Inge Wassmann's breakout session, “Combining 21st Century Skills, Project Based Learning, and iPads” at the 2012 Mobile Learning Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, on April 13, 2012. MY THOUGHTS AND COMMENTS ARE IN ALL CAPS. The official conference session description was:

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Combining 21st Century Skills, Project Based Learning, and iPads

Combining 21st Century Skills, Project Based Learning, and iPads | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

http://felixj.me/21cpblipads

 

 

PDF of presentation from Mobile Learning Experience 2012 (http://mobile2012.org)

Presented by Felix Jacomino, Director of Technology at St. Stephen's Episcopal Day School, with Inge Wassmann

 

Description: “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move
with it, and join the dance.” -Alan Watts
Learn what one technology team experienced from initiation to implementation of iPads in a school in the heart of Coconut Grove, Florida.
“Computer teachers” have transformed into “technology integrators” and move from within the lab to the classroom, the campus, and beyond.
Integrators must understand the 4 C’s of 21st century skills and how project based teaching and learning supports it.
• What comes first? Teachers? Students? Devices? Professional
development?
• Obstacles to overcome
• Resistant teachers: “This is just a fad!”
• Hardware/Software logistics

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PBL/21st Cent. Learning - What it is and is NOT

PBL/21st Cent. Learning - What it is and is NOT | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Attendees of #mobile2012 collaborated on this canvas of stickies to help understand PBL and 21st Century Skills. Sometimes it helps to say what something is NOT in order to help define it better. This was part of my presentation with my colleague Inge Wassmann. @ingewassmann

 

Thanks to Wesley Fryer @wfryer for the awesome write up on our session! http://felixj.me/soc

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21st Century Learning and Tech Tools in the Primary Grades

21st Century Learning and Tech Tools in the Primary Grades | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

http://felixj.me/21pblpri

 

PDF of presentation from Mobile Learning Experience 2012 (http://mobile2012.org)

 

Presented by Felix Jacomino, Director of Technology at St. Stephen's Episcopal Day School, with Mercy Gonzalez and Inge Wassmann

 

Description: This session will assist teachers in designing the 21st Century Elementary Classroom. The presenters will define what a 21st century classroom looks and feels like, including step by step instructions on specific classroom projects for student as young as kindergartners.
Motivate students, increase attendance (engagement?), differentiate instruction and see test scores soar!
This session will assist you design lessons that include all the critical features of a 21 century classroom. Lessons suggested will be project based, interdisciplinary, and present differentiated instruction as well as authentic, performance-based assessments.
• Meet the individual needs of your students
• Bring your classroom into the 21st century
• Surpass the standards
• Raise test scores
• Maintain meaningful, authentic curriculum!
This session is a must for Administrators, Elementary Teachers, Reading Specialists, Staff Developers, After School Programs Directors and anyone who wants to keep up with what is hot in education.

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Delia Zepeda's comment, April 16, 2012 6:25 PM
Thanks for sharing this great presentation!