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st             21 century skillsPrescribed by UNESCO [See wikipedia]• 4Cs - critical thinking skills, communication,  coll...
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Learning: Spiral CurriculumSpiral curriculum –is an iterative revisiting of topics acrossthemes throughout the course.ensu...
Learning: Thematic IntegrationUsage of analogy to introduce conceptsConnection to real world•    Apply knowledge gained in...
Computer Masti and 4Cs• Critical thinking skills   – Chapters explicitly on step-wise thinking, logical     reasoning, gat...
SummaryHow to equip our learners for 21st century skills?• Create "good" content   – Authentic information, Focus on conce...
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Creating Innovative Models in Education- Best Practices and Next Practices- Dr. Sridhar Iyer, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, IIT Bombay

  1. 1. eIndia 2011Innovative Models in Education Sridhar Iyer Dept of Computer Science and Engg IIT Bombay www.cse.iitb.ac.in/~srieindia.eletsonline.com
  2. 2. st 21 century skillsPrescribed by UNESCO [See wikipedia]• 4Cs - critical thinking skills, communication, collaboration and creativity• advocates integration of critical thinking, problem solving and communication into the teaching of core academic subjects• requires teachers to create meaningful and authentic activities and assessment that promote higher order thinking skills. eindia.eletsonline.com 2
  3. 3. Start early• Computer Science textbooks for schools, developed at IIT Bombay• Released under creative commons; download from www.computermasti.com• Approx 10000 visits from 100 countries in 2 years• Product extensions, Customized implementations and Training solutions offered through InOpen - A SINE-IIT Bombay company eindia.eletsonline.com
  4. 4. Computer MastiTeaching-learning approach:• Spiral curriculum – Concepts & Skills are revisited within the same level and across levels• Thematic integration – Examples & Activities are relevant to those being learnt in other subjects• Guided discovery – Content as a dialog between a facilitator (Moz), and two children (Jyoti & Tejas) eindia.eletsonline.com 4
  5. 5. Learning: Spiral CurriculumSpiral curriculum –is an iterative revisiting of topics acrossthemes throughout the course.ensures vertical integration between thedifferent stages of the curriculum. Topic Level of CM Keyboard skills I Text editing II Text formatting III Bullets and Numbering , V Tables eindia.eletsonline.com Creating newsletters and VII invitation cards
  6. 6. Learning: Thematic IntegrationUsage of analogy to introduce conceptsConnection to real world• Apply knowledge gained in other subjects Creating animation Water Presentation on on life Pollution cycle of a butterfly eindia.eletsonline.com
  7. 7. Computer Masti and 4Cs• Critical thinking skills – Chapters explicitly on step-wise thinking, logical reasoning, gathering information, synthesizing information, making mind-maps, handling multiple representations• Communication – Exercises on planning, creating newsletters, using Internet and Web• Collaboration – Group activities and projects• Creativity Digital story-telling, projects that span multiple – eindia.eletsonline.com topics 7
  8. 8. SummaryHow to equip our learners for 21st century skills?• Create "good" content – Authentic information, Focus on concepts, not just skills, instill life-long learning• Suggest "effective" pedagogy – Do more than information transmission. Enable Guided discovery, Active learning, Collaborative learning• Invest in teacher training• Install quality assurance mechanisms eindia.eletsonline.com 8
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