Enrichment 2.0 Gifted Education For The 21st Century

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  • Enrichment 2.0 Gifted Education For The 21st Century

    1. 1. <ul><li>MICHELLE ECKSTEIN </li></ul><ul><li>EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANT </li></ul><ul><li>BOULDER, COLORADO </li></ul>© 2007 Michelle Eckstein All Rights Reserved Gifted and Talented Education for the 21 st Century
    2. 2. Education in the 21 st Century <ul><li>We are preparing our children for a future that is full of unknowns. </li></ul><ul><li>What do children need to do today to prepare for an unpredictable future? </li></ul><ul><li>“ The most important thing we can realize, is that although technology is changing, it is the nature of information that must be the guiding principal for retooling education for the 21st Century.” ( David Warlick ) </li></ul>© 2007 Michelle Eckstein All Rights Reserved
    3. 3. Pedagogy and Best Practices <ul><li>Enrichment 2.0 is based on the newest pedagogy regarding instructional technology and best practices in gifted education. </li></ul><ul><li>Flat Classroom Model based on Thomas Friedman’s Flat World </li></ul><ul><li>Joseph Renzulli’s Schoolwide Enrichment Model of Enrichment Clusters </li></ul><ul><li>Bloom’s taxonomy for high level thinking skills </li></ul><ul><li>Authentic, constructivist learning methodology </li></ul>© 2007 Michelle Eckstein All Rights Reserved
    4. 4. 21 st Century Constructivist Learning <ul><ul><li>Has many resources available to a student </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engages students in experiences that challenge their previous conceptions of their existing knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows student responses to drive lessons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourages questioning by asking open-ended questions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses terminology such as &quot;classify&quot;, &quot;analyze&quot;, and &quot;create&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourages and accepts student autonomy and initiative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses primary sources along with interactive materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insists on clear expression in communication from students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is connected and collaborative </li></ul></ul>© 2007 Michelle Eckstein All Rights Reserved
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    6. 6. What are Enrichment Clusters? <ul><li>Internet based learning groups </li></ul><ul><li>Multi –grade, interest focused groups </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities for students to work in areas of strength </li></ul><ul><li>Focused toward the production of real world products or services </li></ul><ul><li>Modeled after the ways in which knowledge utilization, thinking skills, and interpersonal relations take place in the real world. </li></ul>© 2007 Michelle Eckstein All Rights Reserved
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    8. 8. Where do Enrichment Clusters begin? © 2007 Michelle Eckstein All Rights Reserved
    9. 9. <ul><li>Students will formulate their own questions within a topic area </li></ul><ul><li>Students will connected and collaborative technologies: blogs, wikis, podcasts, vodcasts, internet research skills </li></ul><ul><li>Students will create authentic products to present their conclusions </li></ul>© 2007 Michelle Eckstein All Rights Reserved
    10. 10. No Boundaries <ul><li>Wide range of individuals can participate: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gifted students from rural areas can collaborate with other gifted students. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gifted students can collaborate with students from different cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adult mentors outside immediate community can provide feedback and scaffolding. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International experts and professionals can support and enhance learning. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students with extremely unique interests can find like minded peers within a larger community of learners. </li></ul></ul>© 2007 Michelle Eckstein All Rights Reserved
    11. 11. Sample Topics <ul><li>Visit the Enrichment 2.0 Wiki to explore and share resources for creating Enrichment 2.0 clusters. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://enrichment2.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul></ul>© 2007 Michelle Eckstein All Rights Reserved
    12. 12. Tools of the Enrichment 2.0 Cluster © 2007 Michelle Eckstein All Rights Reserved
    13. 13. <ul><li>GIFTED AND TALENTED EDUCATION </li></ul><ul><li>FOR THE 21 ST CENTURY </li></ul><ul><li>MICHELLE ECKSTEIN </li></ul><ul><li>EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANT </li></ul><ul><li>BOULDER, COLORADO </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>WWW.TALENTEDANDGIFTED.NET </li></ul>Enrichment 2.0 © 2007 Michelle Eckstein All Rights Reserved

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