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Presentation given to the Half Hollow Hills Board of Education

Presentation given to the Half Hollow Hills Board of Education
November 19, 2007
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  • 21st Century Learning: an HHH Technology Perspective Half Hollow Hills Board of Education Meeting November 19, 2007
  • Learning for the 21st Century
    • Emphasis on learning skills, 21st century tools, global awareness, and other elements of 21st century curriculum can — and should — coexist with core content. "Both [basic and 21st century skills] are essential, … and, when taught concurrently, one reinforces the other."
  • Partnership for 21 st Century Skills
    • Public-private organization
      • Business and community leaders, educators, administrators, and parents
    • Formed in 2002
    • Mandated to create “model of learning that incorporates 21st century skills into our system of education”
  • Elements of 21 st Century Learning
    • Core Subjects Expand focus beyond "basic competency" to understanding academic content at much higher levels
  • Elements of 21 st Century Learning
    • 2. Learning Skills:
      • Thinking critically
      • Applying knowledge to new situations
      • Comprehending new ideas
      • Analyzing information
      • Communicating
      • Collaborating
      • Solving problems
      • Making decisions
  • Elements of 21 st Century Learning
    • 3. 21st Century Tools Incorporating information and communication technologies into education at all levels
  • Elements of 21 st Century Learning
    • 21st Century Context
      • Experiences relevant to students' lives
      • Experiences connected with the world
      • Experiences based on authentic projects
  • Elements of 21 st Century Learning
    • 5. 21st Century Content
      • Global Awareness
      • Financial, Business and Economic Literacy
      • Civic Literacy
  • Elements of 21 st Century Learning
    • 6. Assessments that Measure 21st Century Skills
      • Balancing traditional tests with classroom assessments to measure range of students' skills
      • Using technology-based assessments to deliver immediate feedback
  • The New Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce
    • Profile of Successful Workers
      • Top academic performance
      • Creative and innovative
      • Able to learn quickly
    National Center on Education and the Economy
  • So, what are we doing??
  • Technology Initiatives 07-08
    • eBoards
    • Teacher laptop pilot
    • Projectors
    • Technology Literacy Assessment
    • Keyboarding grades 3 and 4
    • Professional Development
    • Electronic Gradebook
    • LIU Partnership
  • eBoards
    • Communication tool between home and school
      • Photos of classwork
      • Resources for parents
    • Student work
      • Geography webquest
      • Where in the world?
    • Motivation and notes
      • Question of the week, Calc AB
  • Art
    • Videos -
    • Art History podcasts
    • McDonald’s Honorable Mention
    • Texture Portraits - Computer Graphics
    • Computer Graphics
    • Computer Graphics
    • i-Charts -
    • Photo Montages -
  • Science Curriculum
    • Podcast
    • Wikis
      • Online Bio Textbook
      • Animal adaptations
  • Foreign Language
    • Video conference with France
    • Podcasts and Vodcasts
      • Vocabulary and Skits
  • Language Arts
    • Authentic writing experiences
      • Blogs in the writing process
        • Harry Potter
        • Middle East
      • Contributing to a global community
  • Social Studies
    • Online resources to support curriculum
    • Civil Rights podcasts
    • Public Service announcement
  • Keyboarding
    • Grades 4 and 3
  • Teacher Laptop Pilot
    • 51 teachers K-12 received a laptop
    • Teachers also get a projector for their classroom
    • Teachers participate in 17.5 hours of additional professional development
  • Professional Development
    • Tech course content models integration
      • Classes connected to curriculum
      • Going Green
      • How-to videos
      • Use of Web 2 tools
        • Wikis
        • Blogs
        • Slideshare
        • Bubbleshare
      • Atomic Learning
  • Effect on Students and Parents
    • Continued integration of tech into curriculum
    • Creation of content by students and teachers
      • Students have wide audience for their work
    • Increased communication between school and home
      • eBoards
      • Parent Portal and Electronic gradebook
    • Students learning 21 st Century skills
  • Thank you, Gracias , Merci, Danke, 谢谢 , ありがとう , Hanktay ouyay for all you have done to get us to this point, and for your continued support!!!!
  • Global awareness
    • Using 21st century skills to understand and address global issues
    • Learning from and working collaboratively with individuals representing diverse cultures, religions, and lifestyles in a spirit of mutual respect and open dialogue in personal, work, and community contexts
    • Promoting the study of languages other than English as a tool for understanding other nations and cultures
  • Financial, economic, and business literacy
    • Knowing how to make appropriate personal economic choices
    • Understanding the role of the economy and the role of business in the economy
    • Applying appropriate 21st century skills to function as a productive contributor within an organizational setting
    • Integrating oneself within and adapting continually to our nation's evolving economic and business environment
  • Civic Literacy
    • Being an informed citizen to participate effectively in government
    • Exercising the rights and obligations of citizenship at local, state, national, and global levels
    • Understanding the local and global implications of civic decisions
    • Applying 21 st century skills to make intelligent choices as a citizen
  • Partnership for 21 st Century Skills
    • Key Partners
      • US Department of Education
      • Appalachian Technology in Education Consortium
    • Strategic Partners
      • Amer. Assoc. of School Librarians
      • Consortium for School Networking
      • International Society for Technology in Education