DEFINITION“In 21st Century Learning, students use educational technologies to apply knowledge to newsituations, analyze information, collaborate, solve problems, and make decisions.” -BC Curriculum
21ST CENTURY LEARNINGSolve Problems/Passion Based Learning: Genius Hour Analyze/Reflect: ePortfoliosCollaborate/Global Connections: Blogging & Twitter
GENIUS HOUR Based on: • Google 20% philosophy • Dan Pink’s research on motivation Why? • Build creativity • Foster sense of wonder/inquiry• Allow for student choice/passion based learning • They love it!
MORE INFO…geniushour.wikispaces.com & gallit.weebly.com
EPORTFOLIOS Why? • Students reflect on own learning • Students create websites (able to be creative and tell their own story)• Easy/Meaningful Student-Led Conferences • Authentic assessment • They love it!