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What Are 21st-Century Skills?

What Are 21st-Century Skills?
Learning to collaborate with others and connect through technology are essential skills in a knowledge-based economy. ATC21S started with a group of more than 250 researchers across 60 institutions worldwide who categorized 21st-century skills internationally into four broad categories: Ways of thinking. Creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making and learningWays of working. The ATC21S project has now moved from conceptual to practical, working with two skills that span all four categories: Collaborative problem-solving. Related:  Prépa FLECritical Thinking

Voyages en Français blooms, learning styles and thinking organisers How do thinking/graphical organisers or mind mapping tools fit with Learning styles and Bloom's Revised taxonomy. The key element to a thinking or graphical organiser is, in my opinion, the key or focusing question. No matter how complex or developing the model or organiser you are using, if the focusing question or topic is weak the end result will be poor. Bloom's arranges various activities in terms of increasing complexity going from Low Order Thinking skills to Higher Order Thinking skills. They represent the learning process, to understand one must remember, to apply a concept you must understand it etc Simple mind maps and concept diagrams are a brilliant tool for enabling students to remember and understand. Key Words Interpreting Exemplifying Summarising Inferring Paraphrasing Classifying Comparing ExplainingRecognising Listing Describing Identifying Retrieving Naming Locating/Finding Model Simple Flowchart This is a simple concept linking to next concept. Simple Concept map Models

How the Internet is Revolutionizing Education - TNW Industry As connection speeds increase and the ubiquity of the Internet pervades, digital content reigns. And in this era, free education has never been so accessible. The Web gives lifelong learners the tools to become autodidacts, eschewing exorbitant tuition and joining the ranks of other self-taught great thinkers in history such as Albert Einstein, Alexander Graham Bell, Paul Allen and Ernest Hemingway. “Learning is not a product of schooling but the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” -Albert Einstein 10 years ago in April 2001, Charles M. He says, “I think there’s a wide array of reasons why faculty should be engaged in recording and publishing lectures online. So. Some of the biggest names in tech are coming to TNW Conference in Amsterdam this May. Both Yale and Stanford have followed suit, and even Harvard has jumped on board in the last two years. Open Culture Should knowledge should be open to all to both use and contribute to? Khan Academy Watch more about The Khan Academy here. Skillshare

Le rap français, un produit musical postcolonial ? 1 Dans leur titre Tout n’est pas si facile (in « Paris sous les bombes », Epic : 1995), le groupe NTM (...) 1À l’instar des « petits blancs » des banlieues paisibles des classes aisées de la société états-unienne, qui sont autant accros aux albums des rappeurs caucasiens des Beastie Boys ou de Eminem que des chansons des gangsta rappers afro-américains de G-Unit ou de Snoop Dogg, les adolescents blancs des quartiers riches français, qui plébiscitent tant le rap post-adolescent de Diam’s que le rap identitaire pro-africain du 113 ou pro-noir de Booba, se sont épris de la musique rap, comme ce fut le cas avec le rock au milieu du xxesiècle, avec l’idée de s’« encanailler » (Cathus, 1998 : 142-149) avec l’hymne des bad boys. Que ce soit à New York ou à Paris, le rap, genre musical du mouvement culturel nommé hip hop, est né dans des « lieu[x] abandonné[s] par excellence, mis au ban de l’ordre et du service public [et] donc de la loi et du droit » (Gallet, 2006 : 56). 19 Cf.

Bloom's and the Three Storey Intellect A colleague has given me an excellent poster she has developed on the three storey intellect. As a taxonomy of higher and lower order thinking, it is a clean and simple model. The three storey intellect was inspired Oliver Wendell Holmes. “There are one-storey intellects, two-storey intellects, and three-storey intellects with skylights. All fact collectors who have no aim beyond their facts are one-storeymen. created by A Churches image source:

What is 21st Century Education Revised August 2008. Your Assignment, Should You Choose to Accept It . . . Like Alice, many educators, policy makers and even the general public respond resoundingly with "That's impossible!" Web 2.0 and new Social Communities Dr. What is 21st century curriculum? What does all this mean for how we design and build schools? 1. References Kellner, Douglas; New Media and New Literacies: Reconstructing Education for the New Millennium Grant, Jodi, Director of the After School Alliance; Fourteen Million Kids, Unsupervised McLeod, Scott, Dangerously Irrelevant Time, Learning and Afterschool Task Force, A New Day for Learning Belasco, James A., Teaching the Elephant to Dance, 1991 Wesch, Michael, Ph.

ntemporary French Civilization Synopsis Contemporary French Civilization, a journal devoted to all aspects of civilization and cultural studies in France and the Francophone world, has been published by Liverpool University Press since 2011. In its thirty-eighth year, Contemporary French Civilization moved to three issues, and continues to provide an informative and stimulating interdisciplinary forum for scholars wishing to share their knowledge and insights with a broad, diversified audience. The journal publishes articles, essays, and notes; book reviews of the latest works of interest; and information on the arts and a variety of aspects of French and Francophone cultures. Contemporary French Civilization publishes material written in either French or English and is hosted online by Metapress. CFC is part of LUP's growing list of journals in the field, including Australian Journal of French Studies (edited by Professor Brian Nelson) and Francosphères (edited by Professor Andrew Hussey). Editor-in-Chief:Denis M.

10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking One of education’s primary goals is to groom the next generation of little humans to succeed in the “real world.” Yes, there are mounds of curricula they must master in a wide breadth of subjects, but education does not begin and end with a textbook or test. Other skills must be honed, too, not the least of which is how to get along with their peers and work well with others. This is not something that can be cultivated through rote memorization or with strategically placed posters. Students must be engaged and cooperation must be practiced, and often. The following team-building games can promote cooperation and communication, help establish a positive classroom environment and — most importantly — provide a fun, much-needed reprieve from routine. 10 Team-Building Games That Promote Collaborative Critical Thinking 1. This team-building game is flexible. You can recycle this activity throughout the year by adapting the challenge or materials to specific content areas. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Monitor: The net generation, unplugged Totally different from previous generations—or just younger? THEY are variously known as the Net Generation, Millennials, Generation Y or Digital Natives. But whatever you call this group of young people—roughly, those born between 1980 and 2000—there is a widespread consensus among educators, marketers and policymakers that digital technologies have given rise to a new generation of students, consumers, and citizens who see the world in a different way. Growing up with the internet, it is argued, has transformed their approach to education, work and politics. “Unlike those of us a shade older, this new generation didn't have to relearn anything to live lives of digital immersion. But does it really make sense to generalise about a whole generation in this way? After all, not everyone born between 1980 and 2000 has access to digital technology: many in the developing world do not. Activism or slacktivism? There is also a feeling of superficiality about much online youth activism.

histoire | John Gardner, 30 exercices d'écriture Let us suppose the writer has mastered the rudiments. How should he begin on fiction ? What should he write about, and how can he know when he’s done it well ? Est-ce que nous viendrions encore aujourd’hui à John Gardner si un de ses élèves en creative writing, Raymond Carver, ne lui avait pas rendu un magnifique hommage, pour ce qu’il lui devait ? Probablement que si. Et que son Art of fiction (1983, presque rien...), sous-titré donc « notes sur le métier, à l’attention des jeunes auteurs », est directement dédié « à mes collègues enseignants de creative writing », et c’est même ce que je proposerais de vraiment prendre au sérieux. La démarche de Gardner est profondément rigoureuse et respectueuse. L’intitulé des chapitres est un monde en soi : « Loi esthétique et mystère artistique », « Trucs de base, genre, et la fiction en tant que rêve », « Erreurs habituelles », et surtout « Métafiction, déconstruction et tout ça » (« Metafiction, deconstruction and jazzing around »). 4a 4b 4c 4d 23a 23b

Teaching strategies Global education covers complex and controversial issues. This is a selection of teaching and learning approaches that develop knowledge and skills to respond to global issues. Freedom fighter or terrorist? Passionate or one-eyed? The words used and our interpretation of images and statistics are an insight into our perspective or bias – our view of the world. Global education aims to assist students to recognise bias in written and visual texts, consider different points of view and make judgements about how bias can lead to discrimination and inequality. Activities to help students understand bias: Younger students might rewrite a well-known story from a different perspective – for example, Little Red Riding Hood rewritten from the perspective of the wolf. Cartoons are a great way to challenge thinking about an issue. Cartoons can be used in the global education classroom to: Activities Tell a story Cut up the pictures and ask students to re-order the story. What is shown in the cartoon?