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The 8 Characteristics Of A 21st Century Teacher

The 8 Characteristics Of A 21st Century Teacher
Some call them ‘connected educators’ while other use the phrase ‘digital teacher’ and many prefer the term ’21st century teacher.’ Whatever terms you use to describe modern teachers, it’s important to know what the terms actually mean. There’s a fabulous wiki devoted to just this topic here which houses some incredible bits of information. It’s by Andrew Churches who has curated quite a treasure trove of useful information for any teacher looking to outline what he or she actually does as a modern educator. See Also: The 10 Skills Modern Teachers Must Have So what are the 8 characteristics of a 21st century teacher? So does this mean a 21st century teacher must embody every single one of these characteristics in order to be considered for the lofty and esteemed title? Man, that’d be exhausting. What you do need to do, though, is be able to pull from experience and be a leader, a collaborator, a communicator at a moment’s notice. What other characteristics would you name? Related:  21st Century Teachers

50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About Steve is in the back, uploading your file We're sorry, but we could not find what you are looking for. Global Digital Citizen Foundation © 2015|terms & conditions|privacy policy 27 Tips For Becoming A Digital Teacher The term ’21st century teacher’ has been met with a bit of backlash over the past year or so. I’ve seen it pop up all over the place (including Edudemic of course) as a term to describe a ‘modern’ or ‘connected’ or ‘digital’ teacher. Basically, we all seem to trying to find the best term for a teacher who uses technology to enhance learning. See Also: A Day In The Life Of A Connected Educator The terminology is not important. All of these goals are important and, more importantly, they’re detailed in Edudemic posts every day. So if you’re looking for tips, activities, or simply want to quickly know what it takes to become a modern / connected / 21st century / digital teacher, then use this visual as a jumping-off point to get you on your way.

10 Ways To Be More Creative 27 Ways To Be A 21st Century Teacher 16.89K Views 0 Likes So what does it take to become a 21st century teacher? This handy chart details more than two dozen ways to get started. A must-read and share. How To Use Mood Boards For Visual Learning 10.74K Views 0 Likes Mood boards are used for photography, game design, interior design, marketing, fashion, music, advertising and even architecture; but who’s to say they shouldn’t be used in the classroom?

Explainer: What is a 'Gonski' anyway? This week you might have heard the word “Gonski” even more than usual. That’s because the Gillard government finally announced how it would pay for its school funding reform in the lead up to its meeting with the states – who it needs to help fund the changes. Yesterday the states failed to sign up to the reforms but what does that really mean? In order to understand the significance of the reforms, based on the landmark Gonski review on school funding, you need to understand how the current system works, what’s wrong with it and what proposals there are to fix it. The current system Australia’s school funding arrangements are unnecessarily complex, opaque, ineffective and inequitable. It’s actually dozens of systems, public and private, state and commonwealth. Under the Australian Constitution, schooling is a residual responsibility of the states (that means it isn’t listed as a Commonwealth power under section 51). Click to enlarge Funding and disadvantage What Gonski recommended

black belt tech | when a tech ninja just isn't enough… 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. The EdTech Trends In the interest of explaining the infographic a bit more (some of the words are basically written upside down!) Web-Based Tools for Educational Purposes Online Educational Resources Digital Literacy Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) Blended Learning Social Media Education E-Moderation Mobile Learning Digital Games In Education Interactive Whiteboards How It Works So how do teachers (at least the 100 or so teachers polled) feel about these various trends? How do you fall in with these feelings? Click the infographic below to enlarge

10 Awesome New Web Tools for Teachers As is usual here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning, every two weeks, I share with you here a list of the most recently released web tools that might probably have some educational potential for your teaching and learning contexts. It's been 7 months ago since I added this section featuring lists of educational web tools to my blog. You can check it to view the lists I shared there so far.These lists are particularly created to help those of you who are busy and have no time left to go online and hunt for the new releases in the world of educational technology. What you see in these lists are web tools other edubloggers have reviewed in their websites and blogs. Check out what I have curated for you during the last couple of weeks and let me know what you think of them. Enjoy 1- Widbook An easy online platform to write books, share stories and add photos and video. Search by topic or exam. Silk is a place to publish your collections. 4- Tagboard 5- Shareor 6- Memofon 7- Wonderville

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