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Teaching Skills: What 21st Century Educators Need To Learn To Survive

Teaching Skills: What 21st Century Educators Need To Learn To Survive
What are the traits that would make for the ideal 21st teacher? What does an educational professional need to be or do to tune in and synchronize with the new realities silently emerging inside schools and educational environments? Photo credit: Lisa F. Young The profound, deep shifts we are starting to witness across all of the established educational institutions, pivot around four key components: 1) Learners driving. These new "teachers" think, act and perform their multiple roles of guides, facilitators and learning advisers with a spirit and attitude that is radically different from the one that is typical of the traditional, classic educator. Andrew Churches challenges the status quo and paints a detailed profile of what this new breed of professors is going to look like. Eight Habits of Highly Effective 21st Century Teachers By Andrew Churches What are the characteristics we would expect to see in a successful 21st century educator? 1. 2. 3. Educators too, must be collaborators: 4. 5.

21 Century Info 21st Century Info This is a page that will be growing with twenty first century information. Please be sure to read the background philosophy and check out any links to important research and information. Enjoy your journey as you uncover the need and become more familiar with 21st century education. Twenty-first Century Skills - Their Research With My Reflection Above image is embedded from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills.The Partner For Twenty First Century Skills provides a rainbow which sets a framework for 21st century education. Keeping Kids In The Twenty- First Century Engagement Zone It seems that today a key word in 21st Century Learning is Engagement. Revising Bloom Makes Sense In The Twenty-First Century Above content is based on research by: L.W. Teaching in the 20 Century Classroom As Compared To 21st Century: (Things To Think About) In the space below you will find the differences that need to be considered between 20th and 21st classroom teaching styles.

21st Century Pedagogy Even if you have a 21st Century classroom(flexible and adaptable); even if you are a 21st Century teacher ; (an adaptor, a communicator, a leader and a learner, a visionary and a model, a collaborator and risk taker) even if your curriculum reflects the new paradigm and you have the facilities and resources that could enable 21st century learning – you will only be a 21st century teacher if how you teach changes as well. Your pedagogy must also change. Definition: pedagogy - noun the profession, science, or theory of teaching. Key features How we teach must reflect how our students learn. Knowledge Knowledge does not specifically appear in the above diagram. We need to teach knowledge or content in context with the tasks and activities the students are undertaking. Thinking skills Thinking Skills are a key area. Collaboration The 21st century is an age of collaboration as well as the Information Age. 21st Century students, our digital natives, are collaborative. Assessment Fluency

21st Century Schools or 21st Century Learning? Even this picture is way too old…We need to start having focused conversations on this topic. Just let me start off by saying that the term “21st Century Learning” still drives me crazy. If you think about it, have we progressed in our thoughts about what learning should look like and could be in the last 10 years? What about in the next 50 years? Will “21st Century Learning” be the same or will we still promote the same skills? With that being said, for the sake of discussion, I will use the terms. I had a great discussion with some educators the other day about the idea of “21st Century Schools vs. 21st Century Learning”. This has been really weighing on my mind a lot since I have seen a lot of iPads in schools in a 1:1 environment. Pretty crazy since they had an online textbook to keep them entertained The mass purchase of devices for schools is happening way too much inwithout conversations with educators about what learning should be happening in the classroom.

The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have By EdTech Team Updated on march 2, 2015 : The original list that was created in 2011 comprised 33 skills , after reviewing it we decided to do some merging and finally ended up with the 20 skills below. The 21st century teacher should be able to : 1- Create and edit digital audio Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :Free Audio Tools for Teachers 2- Use Social bookmarking to share resources with and between learners Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill : A List of Best Bookmarking Websites for Teachers 3- Use blogs and wikis to create online platforms for students Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill : Great Tools to Create Protected Blogs and Webpages for your Class 4- Exploit digital images for classroom use Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :Web Tools to Edit Pictures without Installing any softwareTools to Convert Photos into Cartoons

A Great New Collection of Educational Posters for Teachers Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is back to you with a list of some awesome inspirational posters that you as a teacher would really enjoy and hopefully hang on your classroom wall. They can also be equally inspirational for your students. I am definitely adding these posters to the section we created here under the title : `` Educational Posters for Teachers ``. The importance of posters lies in the fact that they give us a pause from whatever we are engaged in and take us into a journey ,no matter how long or short it is, into the world of meditation and contemplation. The benefits of these two thinking strategies are enormous, isn`t it the ultimate goal of education to bring up critical thinkers who will be ready to process information before taking it in rather than rote memorizing it ? Here is what we have for you for today : Please remember to pay tribute to Poster Street which is the source from which have taken these posters. 1- John Dewy Poster Click Here to Download It

21st C - Teacher Portfolio: Reflections on Sustainability from Huffpost Arts and Culture - Penny Paintings - 18.9.12 - artwork by Jacqueline Lou Skaggs In tune with the virtual realities of today could art become a virtual re-cycling depot? REFLECTIONFrom the Australian Curriculum ACARA:Sustainability addresses the ongoing capacity of Earth to maintain all life... We are on a 21st C journey that encourages sustainability - especially environmental. Ms Skaggs is a trend setter, a role model, turning old "worthless?" But what about: *old garbage bin lids? Here is a new genre of art - COINED ART? Sustainability is not all about growing plants effectively but about creatively re-cycling the harvest of our society so that nothing becomes "waste". Now about those plastic bags....hmmmmm To teach is to keep learning

совместное обучение Современные электронные технологии, всё больше проникая в общественную жизнь, постепенно меняют её саму, а также привычные и понятные нам социальные практики. Пожалуй, наиболее значимыми с этой точки зрения являются именно сетевые технологии. По словам одного из ведущих исследователей влияния этих технологий на общество Говарда Рейнгольда, «новые социальные формы последнего десятилетия XX века выросли из предоставляемой Интернетом возможности устанавливать общественные связи многих со многими», а «новые социальные формы начала XXI века существенно повысят значимость общественных сетей» [1, c. 16]. Веб-технологии наполнили наше окружение, открывая новые стороны повседневного общения людей и превращая этот процесс в повсеместный и непрерывный. В чём-то схожие трансформации происходят и в сфере образования.

23 Types of Social Media Sites | On Blogging Well February 17th, 2010 | Wednesday is Friends Day It’s easier to navigate the maze of online social media sites if you understand the different site categories and the purpose of each type. The social media world consists of two segments: social and media. To optimize your experience with each type of social media, it’s best to participate in the communities you choose to join. Today’s post supplies a list of 23 types of social media, including a brief explanation of the purpose and at least one example of each type. Blogs — Yes, your blog is a type of social media. Until next time, Happy Blogging! Trackback URL: User Activity Comparison Of Popular Social Networking Sites Our Infographic “User Activity Comparison Of Popular Social Networking Sites” compares the latest user stastics of popular social networking sites – Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn and Pinterest. Infographic by – To Publish this Image on your Blog or Website . <a href=" src=" alt="User Activity Comparison Of Popular Social Networking Sites" width="580" /></a><br /><strong>Infographic by- <a href=" Number of Users on Popular Social Networking Sites Unique Monthly Visits on Top Social Networking Websites Male-Female Ratio Time Spend by Average Social networking user per month Age Demographics of Social Networking Users Estimated User Worth of popular Social networking sites

100 Of The Best Twitter Tools For Teachers By Category In 2009, we shared our favorite tools for teachers on Twitter, with 100 resources for managing feeds, finding followers, and tackling classroom groups on the social media site. Since then, many tools have been revamped, replaced, or simply aren’t available anymore. Clearly, an update is in order, so we’re proud to present a new list for 2012, featuring the very best tools available to Twittering teachers today. Increase Student Achievement in 5 Easy Steps Increase Student Achievement in 5 Easy Steps Posted on Tue, Jul 10, 2012 @ 08:54 AM In the forward of William Parrett and Kathleen Budge’s recent book, Turning High-Poverty Schools Into High-Performing Schools, Michael Copland describes standing in front of the faculty in an after-school meeting to discuss data regarding student achievement. Copland recalls presenting the information on an overhead projector and stoking his colleagues to produce a dialogue that would help him better understand the unsettling gaps in student achievement. At this point, the hands of several teachers went up. Copland recalls working hard to push the conversation into critical and self-reflective direction, but ultimately, it regressed into scapegoating and blaming students and their socio-economic “maladies” instead of taking ownership for the lag in student achievement. You should also know that Marygrove College has reduced tuition rates for several online graduate programs by 19 percent!