21st Century Skills: Deeper Learning is Essential Ingredient for Success
Deeper learning will ensure students possess transferable knowledge, or the ability to use their knowledge and skills to solve problems and navigate new situations. As a 21st century skill set, it should be a core element of the public education academic experience. A recent report from the National Research Council, Education for Life and Work: Developing Transferable Knowledge and Skills in the 21st Century argues that when facilitated through teaching and learning of academic subjects, this approach to learning pushes students beyond rote memorization of facts and procedure, and prepares them to succeed in work and life. This opportunity ensures that we are teaching and assessing the skillsets that we want our students to acquire as a majority of states work to implement the Common Core State Standards.
Teachers' Expectations Can Influence How Students Perform : Shots - Health Blog
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How Teachers Feel About The 10 Biggest EdTech Trends
Figuring out the biggest edtech trends is a great first step. We’ve taken it many times . Figuring out how teachers actually feel or care about those particular trends is a whole other story. A new infographic sheds light on what 100 teachers from North America and Europe feel about edtech trends identified below. Granted, that’s a super small sample size but it gives a little insight into how teachers and admins feel these days.
Cool Graphic on Learning in The 21st Century
As I was checking the backlinks to Educational Technology and Mobile Learning I came across this resource from ISDIPED. The resource is basically a syllabus somebody designed for teaching about Media Selection. It really impresses me how well-structured and properly referenced it is. More specifically I liked the table featuring the difference between traditional learning and 21st century learning; something I have talked about in depth in my 21st Century Skills Teachers should Have post. I am sharing it with you below together with the quotation I came across in that PDF. Just to let you know , I am working now on an e-Book on The 21st Century Learning which I will share with my readers here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning once it is ready.
21 Signs You’re a 21st Century Teacher
Are you a 21st Century Teacher? Find out! PLUS if you can help me add to my list you may win a special $200 prize. Keep reading to find out how...
A Beginner's Guide To Mobile Learning
Google reported in 2011 that smartphone sales are set to grow at a rate of 30 percent per year. These web-ready, video streaming, image capture devices are a lot of fun — and what’s more, they can align perfectly with your classroom’s goals. Check out these tips and teaching resources before you take your first steps into the portable version of eLearning. Organize Before You Invest
10 Ways To Fake A 21st Century Classroom
How To Fake A 21st Century Classroom by Terry Heick Ed note: This post has been updated from a 2013 post because I loved the original so much and it made some people mad, which is always good
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