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Digital media is increasingly present in kids' formal and informal educational settings, becoming as common as pencils and notebooks were to their parents.
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ACOT 2 has identified six design principles for the 21st century high school: Understanding of 21st Century Skills and Outcomes Establishes as a baseline that educators, students and parents must be well versed in the 21st century skills that students need to acquire to be successful.
We worry about our schools becoming ineffective when we should be afraid that they will become irrelevantLearning With Technology New Schools for the New Millennium
5 Easy Ways to Introduce Essential Skills With Web 2.0 Tools You know what the iGeneration in your classroom looks like.
Restorative Approaches provides an underpinning ethos and philosophy for making, maintaining and repairing relationships and for fostering a sense of social responsibility and shared accountability.
P21’s reports and publications support a vision for learning to ensure 21st century readiness for every student. These documents have been developed through a comprehensive process involving thorough input from partners, educators, researchers, organizations and businesses across the country.
We have heard alot about the 21st Century Learner. We know that they are: collaborative adaptive information, media and technology savvy communicators immediate and instant require instant gratification creators and adaptor But what about the 21st Century Teacher, what are the characteristics we would expect to see in a 21st Century Educator.
Online teaching – ranging from hybrid courses that offer a combination of in-person and online instruction to fully online experiences and distance learning – is growing and expanding in K-12 settings and is increasingly common at many types of higher education institutions. The Online Teaching certificate program is designed for K-12, college and university educators interested in creating and teaching online and blended courses, or using Web-based/Web 2.0 components to enhance face-to-face instruction.
Catherine Garrison & Michael Ehringhaus Successful middle schools engage students in all aspects of their learning. There are many strategies for accomplishing this.
In The Adaptive School , Garmston and Wellman write about two types of conversation that groups use in their collaborative work. The two types are dialogue and discussion. Discussion is where we are headed – as we work to reach some decisions and recommendations.