Creating a 21st Century        Classroom  Exploring the Concepts ofCritical Thinking and Creativity
“The formulation of                                                    a problem is often                                 ...
What we Valued: Then and Now20th Century View             21st Century View• Completing homework and     • Generating and ...
A Generation Ago…• Teachers could expect  that what they taught  would last students a  lifetime.• One of our greatest  ch...
Now…• Our world is experiencing  rapid economic and  social change• Schools must prepare  students for jobs that have  not...
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And yet…           http://www.google.com/imgres?hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=cLL&sa=X&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&biw=1366...
Times have changed…So What?• We need a way  to engage  students that  represents the  way learning  occurs in the  world o...
21st Century Skills...Why?Top: Core Content & OutcomesSupport                                  image citation:
At the end of this sessionparticipants will…• Explore the concepts of critical thinking and  creativity as 21st Century sk...
“Learning and innovation skills arewhat separate students who areprepared for increasingly complexlife and work environmen...
"The changes in classrooms arenot big moves on the chess board; they are little moves made every  day that eventually add ...
Creating the 21st century classroom
Creating the 21st century classroom
Creating the 21st century classroom
Creating the 21st century classroom
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This presentation is an overview of the Fall 2012 NCDPI RESA Session: Creating the 21st Century Classroom.

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Creating the 21st century classroom

  1. 1. Creating a 21st Century Classroom Exploring the Concepts ofCritical Thinking and Creativity
  2. 2. “The formulation of a problem is often more essential than its solution.”http://www.factsofworld.com/albert-einstein-facts –Albert Einstein
  3. 3. What we Valued: Then and Now20th Century View 21st Century View• Completing homework and • Generating and applying class work correctly knowledge• Mastering the basics must • Using creative and critical occur before students approaches to problem- move to broader skills solving and decision-making• Educational Success = • Educational Success = Reproducing Knowledge Extrapolating from what we know and applying that knowledge to novel situations
  4. 4. A Generation Ago…• Teachers could expect that what they taught would last students a lifetime.• One of our greatest challenges was FINDING information.• Our major task was to be able to RECALL it. http://www.google.com/imgres?hl=en&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en- US:official&biw=1366&bih=664&tbm=isch&tbnid=ffIgHt8bPXC- hM:&imgrefurl=http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/2011/09/calling-all-research- assistants/&docid=V1tM9aDn74BVyM&imgurl=http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/wp- content/uploads/2011/09/Card_Catalog_Student- 401x600.jpg&w=401&h=600&ei=T1oQT4VPp- PRAZHw_KwD&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=305&sig=114730900127101918374&page=3&tbnh=1 32&tbnw=90&start=40&ndsp=20&ved=1t:429,r:13,s:40&tx=14&ty=95
  5. 5. Now…• Our world is experiencing rapid economic and social change• Schools must prepare students for jobs that have not yet been created, technologies that have not yet been invented, and problems that we do not yet know will arise.
  6. 6. http://www.google.com/imgres?start=176&num=10&hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=74f&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&biw=1366&bih=664&tbm=isch&tbnid=fgmQcNV5kmKoYM:&imgrefurl=http://ibnlive.in.com/news/making-sense-of-googles-seemingly-whacky-concepts/132946-11.html&docid=Jeqf3qstDOAc-M&imgurl=http://static.ibnlive.in.com/ibnlive/pix/sitepix/10_2010/google_131010.jpg&w=630&h=420&ei=xRAQT_7UCNGatwfOqoiAAg&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=909&vpy=291&dur=328&hovh=183&hovw=275&tx=119&ty=102&sig=114730900127101918374&sqi=2&page=9&tbnh=115&tbnw=173&ndsp=18&ved=1t:429,r:16,s:176
  7. 7. And yet… http://www.google.com/imgres?hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=cLL&sa=X&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&biw=1366&bih=664&tbm=isch&prmd=imvns&tbnid=eSA9FNV6aFP4HM:&imgrefurl=http://www.snoitulosten.com/un- googleable/&docid=-T74pnaXpXrTdM&imgurl=http://www.snoitulosten.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/ungoogleable- man.jpg&w=550&h=601&ei=wQ8QT6mAI4jXtwfirMmlAg&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=564&vpy=133&dur=2026&hovh=235&hovw=215&tx=134&ty=123&sig=114 730900127101918374&page=1&tbnh=142&tbnw=130&start=0&ndsp=18&v ed=1t:429,r:2,s:0
  8. 8. Times have changed…So What?• We need a way to engage students that represents the way learning occurs in the world outside the classroom. http://www.google.com/imgres?hl=en&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en- US:official&biw=1366&bih=664&tbm=isch&tbnid=2AX0_OrJcZO2oM:&imgrefurl=http://ali.apple.com/acot2/&docid=lqzOlENpyfbTpM&imgurl =http://ali.apple.com/acot2/global/i mages/diagram_6_principles.jpg&w=340&h=340&ei=aIwQT9uoO4iftwfYxMDkAQ&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=829&vpy=168&dur=4391&hovh=225&hovw=22 5&tx=142&ty=117&s ig=114730900127101918374&page=1&tbnh=125&tbnw=125&start=0&ndsp=21&ved=1t:429,r:4,s:0
  9. 9. 21st Century Skills...Why?Top: Core Content & OutcomesSupport image citation:
  10. 10. At the end of this sessionparticipants will…• Explore the concepts of critical thinking and creativity as 21st Century skills• Engage with online tools to help foster critical thinking and creativity• Review the North Carolina Educator Evaluation System standards to understand the role 21st Century skills play in professional growth
  11. 11. “Learning and innovation skills arewhat separate students who areprepared for increasingly complexlife and work environments in the21st century and those who are not." Principals Evaluation Handbook (p. 13) citation)
  12. 12. "The changes in classrooms arenot big moves on the chess board; they are little moves made every day that eventually add up to a major shift." from quote by Jay Baer -adapted

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