Every one of our students is now competing in the new global economy. (They are living in a flat world!) Kay, Ken. "Preparing Students for the 21st Century: Weaving 21st Century Skills into K-12 Education" Partnership for 21st Century Skills. 29 Jan 2007. 23 Jun 2008 <http://www.21stcenturyskills.org The Nature of Work is changing
“ The job of education is to prepare students for jobs that don’t exist yet using tools that have not been created to solve problems that have not been faced before.” Kay, Ken. "Preparing Students for the 21st Century: Weaving 21st Century Skills into K-12 Education" Partnership for 21st Century Skills. 29 Jan 2007. 23 Jun 2008 <http://www.21stcenturyskills.org The demands of the 21 st Century workforce are different
Andrew Churchs http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/Bloom%27s+Digital+Taxonomy
to promote reflective analysis and the emergence of a learning community that goes beyond the school walls.
a way to communicate with students and parents,
used to archive and publish student work
To learn with, and ’manage’ the knowledge that members of the school community create
To provide resources: unique proportions of links, commentary, and personal thoughts and essays.
to organize in-class discussions.
to organize class seminars and to provide summaries of readings.
What is MassONE?
MassONE is the DESE’s Online Network for Educators.
It provides Educators and Students access to online tools and resources anytime, anywhere.
MassONE offers a set of Web based tools to support teaching and learning.