Learning in the 21 st  Century Session 1 – Did You Know? Deb Hanson, MLIS Veterans Park Academy School Improvement Worksho...
We’ll explore… <ul><li>Emerging trends </li></ul><ul><li>Characteristics of the students we serve </li></ul><ul><li>Defini...
Today, you will… <ul><li>Set up your Google account </li></ul><ul><li>Set up your Google Reader </li></ul><ul><li>Explore ...
Self Assessment <ul><li>Open Internet Explorer </li></ul><ul><li>Type in this URL  learn21c.wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><...
&quot;The  illiterate  of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write,  but those who cannot learn, unlea...
21st Century Learning <ul><li>Requires a shift from  </li></ul><ul><li>“ the idea of  waiting to be taught   to   being wi...
21 st  Century Learning  <ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Participation </li></ul><...
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/index.cfm
We serve digital natives… Bottom Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/adubber/508531336/ <ul><li>Kids born 1990 – 2005 </li...
And they demand*… <ul><li>Freedom </li></ul><ul><li>Customization </li></ul><ul><li>Scrutiny </li></ul><ul><li>Integrity <...
With an eye toward  new literacies… <ul><li>Digital </li></ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Textual </li></ul><ul><li>T...
They are creating a digital footprint from Day 1…
Karl Fisch: “I certainly don’t have all the answers here, but I would strongly suggest that if you want to support  readin...
Did You Know? video
How do we make the shift ? © Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/344832659/in/set-72157615129270288 /
© Photo by:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/344832591/
Build Your PLN
Set Up Your Google Reader
Add subscriptions & read posts…
Set up your Twitter Account www.twitter.com
Why Twitter?
Join an Educator Social Network/Ning
Play… Practice… Learn…
Your Turn….
Questions? Twitter: @DebH2U [email_address] http://vpaamedia.edublogs.org
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This is a brief introduction to 21st C skills and tools - showing how to build a PLN - for my faculty at Veterans Park Academy. The first in a series of five workshops.

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  1. 1. Learning in the 21 st Century Session 1 – Did You Know? Deb Hanson, MLIS Veterans Park Academy School Improvement Workshop Series Session 1 of 5 January 11, 2010 Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States
  2. 2. We’ll explore… <ul><li>Emerging trends </li></ul><ul><li>Characteristics of the students we serve </li></ul><ul><li>Definition of 21 st century skills/learning </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>PLNs </li></ul>http://edbuzz.org/sroner/2009/12/dude-3/
  3. 3. Today, you will… <ul><li>Set up your Google account </li></ul><ul><li>Set up your Google Reader </li></ul><ul><li>Explore the Learn21C wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribe to a few blogs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>At home, on your own, you will: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Set up your Twitter account </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Begin to establish your PLN </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reflect on your journey </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Self Assessment <ul><li>Open Internet Explorer </li></ul><ul><li>Type in this URL learn21c.wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><li>Read the home page </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the link to Session 1 (left) </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the link to the self-assessment and answer all the questions </li></ul>
  5. 5. &quot;The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and re-learn .&quot; - Alvin Toffler 21 st Century Learning Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tim_ellis/2324517057/
  6. 6. 21st Century Learning <ul><li>Requires a shift from </li></ul><ul><li>“ the idea of waiting to be taught to being willing to learn .” </li></ul><ul><li>from Steven Kimmi, on his blog Experiments in Technology posted Taught Versus Learn, A Distinguishing Factor </li></ul>
  7. 7. 21 st Century Learning <ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Participation </li></ul><ul><li>Self-directed </li></ul><ul><li>Ubiquitous technology </li></ul><ul><li>Learning is more personal </li></ul>Photo by Tony Hall: http://www.flickr.com/photos/anotherphotograph/3182217550/
  8. 8. http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/index.cfm
  9. 9. We serve digital natives… Bottom Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/adubber/508531336/ <ul><li>Kids born 1990 – 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Grown up with TV, video games, computers, and hand-held mobile devices </li></ul><ul><li>The Net Generation and Generation Next </li></ul>Top photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/3078908910/
  10. 10. And they demand*… <ul><li>Freedom </li></ul><ul><li>Customization </li></ul><ul><li>Scrutiny </li></ul><ul><li>Integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Speed </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation </li></ul>*The 8 Norms of NetGeners From Grown Up Digital ©2009 by Don Tapscott
  11. 11. With an eye toward new literacies… <ul><li>Digital </li></ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Textual </li></ul><ul><li>Technological </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/feastoffools/21121528/
  12. 12. They are creating a digital footprint from Day 1…
  13. 13. Karl Fisch: “I certainly don’t have all the answers here, but I would strongly suggest that if you want to support reading , then you have to be doing it in the social media space as well. “
  14. 14. Did You Know? video
  15. 15. How do we make the shift ? © Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/344832659/in/set-72157615129270288 /
  16. 16. © Photo by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/344832591/
  17. 17. Build Your PLN
  18. 18. Set Up Your Google Reader
  19. 19. Add subscriptions & read posts…
  20. 20. Set up your Twitter Account www.twitter.com
  21. 21. Why Twitter?
  22. 22. Join an Educator Social Network/Ning
  23. 23. Play… Practice… Learn…
  24. 24. Your Turn….
  25. 25. Questions? Twitter: @DebH2U [email_address] http://vpaamedia.edublogs.org

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