21st century teaching
Anna left a comment on my blog post about 1:1 program with MS and HS students that reads:
As a parent, do you ever feel like your teen or young adult children are speaking a completely different language when they start talking about Facebook or Twitter?
This is part of my continuing series of blogs about how I am integrating mobile learning into my undergraduate course on interpersonal relations.
The flipped classroom, as it is currently being described and publicized, is simply recording the didactic content information via videos, having students view these as homework, and then using class time to further discuss these ideas. Harvard Professor Chris Dede stated in his Global Education 2011 keynote in response to a question directed about the flipped classroom . . . I think that the flipped classroom is an interesting idea if you want to do learning that is largely based on presentation.
Published Online: February 8, 2012
Most of my professors teach their classes one of two ways. The first is more traditional.
A few months ago I wrote Playing With Pearltrees - A Great Way to Organize the Web . Last night I was exploring Pearltrees again when I came across a Pearltree titled Free Technology for Teachers.
Let me start this article with what Obama says in a speech at the Center for American Progress : “ Let’s be clear — we are failing too many of our children.
As a tech integration specialist and a computer lab teacher, one can imagine that I have a special place in my heart for bringing current technologies into the classroom.
A Time.com piece titled “ Digital Literacy Will Never Replace the Traditional Kind ” says that despite a current emphasis on 21st century skills, content remains more important than the delivery mechanism. The author, Annie Murphy Paul , examines the findings of a study that brought into question students’ Internet savvy and claims the real issue is helping them gain real knowledge.
Photo: Document with Red Line by Dukeii (Editor's Note: The conversation and interest in the flipped class continues . . . From our very first post about this topic in January 2011 to date (3/30/13), The Daily Riff has received approx. 250,000 views which are linked below - extending to over 100 countries.
Administrators and teachers are trying to convert typically scattershot professional development into a seamless endeavor. November 10, 2010 - Education Week
Update on 01/04/2012: We have just published a free ebook for our readers. This ebook has all the skills mentioned below and many more facts about both the 21st century skills students and teachers need to have and not only teachers. Here is the ebook.
learning Center- tutoring and intervention
reading help for students
accomodations for struggling students