21st Century Habitudes Reading Recovery ConferencePresentation Transcript
Habitudes of a 21 st Century Learner Presented by Angela Maiers [email_address]
21 st Century… Learner? Worker? Global Citizen?
“ 21 st Century Skills”
How do we teach 21C Skills?
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How do we KEEP 21C Skills?
So…. How do we KEEP 21C Skills?
Copyright Angela Maiers 2008 Imagination is the foundation of all thinking. Without seeing the possibility, we cannot achieve the outcome. Imagination
Copyright Angela Maiers 2008 Curious brains are active brains, and active brains become smart brains. Curiosity
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.
Copyright Angela Maiers 2008 Self Awareness Self Awareness is the ability to think and exist inside -- and outside of ourselves simultaneously.
Copyright Angela Maiers 2008 Courage Success is the by-product of taking risks, not letting fear hold us back, and taking the plunge
Copyright Angela Maiers 2008 The world opens up for adaptable learners, approaching each task and challenge willing to be a beginner. Adaptability
Who Do You Admire?
Sets Them Apart?
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…? What is your opinion about…? Are there…? Is it right to…? Why is…? I wonder when…? How…? I’m wondering if…? Where did…? How could it…? Do you…? Why are…?
Copyright Angela Maiers 2008 What’s Your CQ ?
What’s Your CQ?
I ask questions in class.
My questions are simple and easy.
I feel comfortable asking difficult questions or leaving questions I ask unanswered.
I can identify curious people.
I believe curiosity is important
“ All children are born artists . . . the challenge is to remain an artist as we grow up.”
Angela Maiers, author of Classroom Habitudes (2009), is a nationally acclaimed speaker and researcher dedicated to changing the world one classroom at a time. Angela’s 20-year career in education, especially her years spent as a classroom teacher, provide a unique insight critical for helping schools, districts, teachers and of course -- students, reach goals. Angela holds close to her heart a passion for preparing today’s learners and teachers for tomorrow’s changing world.