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Today's Learner

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    • Millennial learner’s are… adolescents to 30 years old.
    • Most ethnically and racially diversegroup of youth in the nation’s history.
    • Least religious observantyouths since chartingbehavior.
    • Theycommunicateby texting.
    • They write more often than theirpredecessors using socialnetworking sites.
    • Students preferto work together.
    • They text someone or go to theweb when they need an answer.
    • $60 billion have been spent ondigital learning tools in the US.
    • Studentslearn byinteractinginternationallywith otherstudents viawebcams.
    • Using technology tools forpresentations.
    • Many millennials playmassive online games.
    • Schools use students love of onlinegaming for educational purposes.
    • 77% ofstudents get their news from theinternet.
    • Using GoKnow mobilesoftware, smartphones are nowan instructional tool.
    • Wiki’s are used to produce agroup project. All participantscan log in and work together.
    • Good-bye, textbooks. Hello, laptop!
    • “Look what I did!”Document camera’s allow studentsto share work with the class.
    • Tablets helpintegrate the useof technology intothe classroomusing greateducational apps.
    • High school students can go to school online.
    • Mind MapMovie BlogMaker Journaling Bloom’s Digital TaxonomyTwitter Podcast Web Publishing
    • Assessment yesterday, Assessment today!
    • Teachers set high expectations,
    • and with critical thinking skills students will succeed.
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