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  • Habitudes of a 21 st Century Learner Presented by Angela Maiers [email_address]
  • 21 st Century… Learner? Worker? Global Citizen?
    • Imagination
    • Curiosity
    • Self Awareness
    • Perseverance
    • Courage
    • Adaptability
  • “ 21 st Century Skills”
  • How do we teach 21C Skills?
  • %?
  • 99. 9999999999999 %
  • How do we KEEP 21C Skills?
  • So…. How do we KEEP 21C Skills?
    • Name It
    • Claim It
    • Sustain It
    • Imagination
    • Curiosity
    • Self Awareness
    • Perseverance
    • Courage
    • Adaptability
  • 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
  • Claim It!
    • Who Do You Admire?
    • What Trait/Characteristic
    • 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.
    • To learn more, check out www.angelamaiers.com
    Angela Maiers ©