Language Learners in 21 Century


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Language Learners in 21 Century

  1. 1. Language Learners in the 21 st Century Presented by Kristina Peters Permission to use from Angela Maiers [email_address] Twitter: Mrskmpeters
  2. 4. 21 st Century… Learner? Worker? Global Citizen?
  3. 5. <ul><li>Imagination </li></ul><ul><li>Curiosity </li></ul><ul><li>Self Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Perseverance </li></ul><ul><li>Courage </li></ul><ul><li>Adaptability </li></ul>
  4. 6. 21 st Century Skills critical thinking global awareness effective speaking problem solving collaboration media fluency entrepreneurialism analytical skills innovation synthesis effective writing curiosity adaptability creativity
  5. 7. “ 21 st Century Skills”
  6. 8. How do we teach 21C Skills?
  7. 9. %?
  8. 10. 99. 9999999999999 %
  9. 11. How do we KEEP 21C Skills?
  10. 13. “ All children are born artists . . . the challenge is to remain an artist as we grow up.”
  11. 14. So…. How do we KEEP 21C Skills?
  12. 15. <ul><li>Name It </li></ul><ul><li>Claim It </li></ul><ul><li>Sustain It </li></ul>
  13. 16. <ul><li>Imagination </li></ul><ul><li>Curiosity </li></ul><ul><li>Self Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Perseverance </li></ul><ul><li>Courage </li></ul><ul><li>Adaptability </li></ul>
  14. 17. Copyright Angela Maiers 2008 Imagination is the foundation of all thinking. Without seeing the possibility, we cannot achieve the outcome. Imagination
  15. 18. Copyright Angela Maiers 2008 Curious brains are active brains, and active brains become smart brains. Curiosity
  16. 19. Copyright Angela Maiers 2008 Perseverance Perseverance is not only the ability to get done what needs to be done -- but to continue the effort no matter what.
  17. 20. Copyright Angela Maiers 2008 Self Awareness Self Awareness is the ability to think and exist inside -- and outside of ourselves simultaneously.
  18. 21. Copyright Angela Maiers 2008 Courage Success is the by-product of taking risks, not letting fear hold us back, and taking the plunge
  19. 22. Copyright Angela Maiers 2008 The world opens up for adaptable learners, approaching each task and challenge willing to be a beginner. Adaptability
  20. 23. Curiosity Million Dollar Conversation
  21. 24. <ul><li>Name It </li></ul><ul><li>Claim It </li></ul><ul><li>Sustain It </li></ul>
  22. 25. Claim It!
  23. 26. <ul><li>Who Do You Admire? </li></ul><ul><li>What Trait/Characteristic Sets Them Apart? </li></ul>
  24. 28. Copyright Angela Maiers 2008 What’s Your CQ ?
  25. 29. What’s Your CQ? <ul><li>I ask questions in class. </li></ul><ul><li>My questions are simple and easy. </li></ul><ul><li>I feel comfortable asking difficult questions or leaving questions I ask unanswered. </li></ul><ul><li>I can identify curious people. </li></ul><ul><li>I believe curiosity is important </li></ul>
  26. 32. Genius Questions What if…? Is ______ the reason for…? I wonder why…? Can…? If…? Would you rather…? What is it that…? What would it take to…? When is it…? Why is it that…? Who could…? How is ____ like _____? Is it possible to…? If I ______, could_____? When is…? Does it matter if…? What could happen if…? How can…? If it were possible…? Is it right to…? Are there…? I wonder when…? Why is…? I’m wondering if…? How…? How could it…? Where did…? Why are…? Do you…? What is your opinion about…?
  27. 33. Put your questions out there
  28. 34. <ul><li>Name It </li></ul><ul><li>Claim It </li></ul><ul><li>Sustain It </li></ul>
  29. 35. Give them a voice… Ask the questions… Get them connected with the real world and see what happens… <ul><li>Mrs. Peters 2 nd Grade </li></ul>
  30. 36. Some tools to help along the way…