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Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
Meet Today's Active Learner
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Meet Today's Active Learner

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A collaborative project by Blackboard and JESS3. To read more about the Active Learner visit: http://bit.ly/MZbYpD …

A collaborative project by Blackboard and JESS3. To read more about the Active Learner visit: http://bit.ly/MZbYpD

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  • 1. Meet Today’sActive Learner
  • 2. Do you recognize me?
  • 3. Very soon, I will be your student.
  • 4. But I will not always sit in your classroom.
  • 5. I will not take out a pencil.
  • 6. Or open a textbook.
  • 7. You grew up with books.
  • 8. I read from a laptop.
  • 9. An iPad.
  • 10. A smartphone.
  • 11. I use a keyboard more than a pen.
  • 12. I’m a “digital native.” An active learner.
  • 13. Why carry just a textbookwhen my iPad connects me to the world?
  • 14. I want to know things all the time. And right away.
  • 15. Maybe the best price for cool shoes.
  • 16. Or where to hike the Himalayas.
  • 17. To learn, I look online.
  • 18. Because the classroom isn’t enough for me.
  • 19. Not when I can see faces, hear voices,
  • 20. and chat with peopleon the other side of the world.
  • 21. I want to learn about Chinese history
  • 22. from someone in Beijing.
  • 23. My school has to keep up with me.
  • 24. Not the other way around.
  • 25. I have more and more choices.
  • 26. When you were my age,no one had heard of a charter school.
  • 27. No one could imagine a virtual school.
  • 28. But it’s projected that by 2019,half of all high school courses will take place online.
  • 29. I use
  • 30. mobile devices to connect
  • 31. with friends, classmates, and teachers. And when I’m more connected, I’m more interested.
  • 32. I don’t buy music at a store. Or movies, or books.
  • 33. I get them instantly, online.
  • 34. And when they excite me,
  • 35. I share with friends.
  • 36. That’s how I want my education to be.
  • 37. I need a degree.
  • 38. Even more than my parents.
  • 39. I know it and so do my friends.
  • 40. But will I be prepared?
  • 41. Public grade schools areunder huge budget pressures.
  • 42. And traditional college is increasingly unaffordable. I don’t want crushing debt.
  • 43. If I can Google the best choice for cool shoes,rest assured I’ll find the best choice of education.
  • 44. Like two-year institutions.And online courses. Where students like me have grown to be 6 million strong.
  • 45. And when I’m older, I want to keep learning.
  • 46. Do you recognize me?
  • 47. Very soon I will be changing the world. But I need you.
  • 48. If you’re ready to help me,
  • 49. I’ll find you.
  • 50. But it’s your challenge to keep up with me.
  • 51. I’m a “digital native.” An active learner.
  • 52. Listen to me.
  • 53. Help me.
  • 54. Together we can create the future.
  • 55. To hear more, Visit theBlackboard Blog blog.blackboard.com

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