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21 st  Century Classrooms Sheena D’Abreo © TemplatesWise.com
What Is a 21 st  Century Classroom? <ul><li>Dynamic </li></ul><ul><li>Children are  actively engaged ,  thinking criticall...
What Is a 21 st  Century Classroom? <ul><li>&quot;It is bold. It breaks the mould. It is flexible, creative, challenging, ...
But Why?
But Why? <ul><li>Motivated – relevant and exciting </li></ul><ul><li>Bridges real world and the classroom </li></ul><ul><l...
But Why? “ It’s not the ideas or descriptors that are different – the WORLD is different”  Kristin Hokanson
Blog it! What’s a blog?   http://www.teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=3fb6a6eebd0f6146aa70 Room 9’s Blog  (Nelson Ce...
Wikis <ul><li>“ A wiki is software that allows users to create, edit and link web pages easily. Wikis are often used to cr...
Wikis in the Classroom <ul><li>Collaborative writing  </li></ul><ul><li>Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Communication – writing ...
Social Networks <ul><li>Facebook, LiveJournal communities, Myspace, Bebo, Twitter, Ning … </li></ul><ul><li>Do they have a...
Online Safety <ul><li>Think before you post </li></ul><ul><li>What kind of site will you be hosting? </li></ul><ul><li>Per...
 
Links <ul><li>Classroom 2.0  http://www.classroom20.com </li></ul><ul><li>Interface magazine  </li></ul><ul><li>http://www...
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  1. 1. 21 st Century Classrooms Sheena D’Abreo © TemplatesWise.com
  2. 2. What Is a 21 st Century Classroom? <ul><li>Dynamic </li></ul><ul><li>Children are actively engaged , thinking critically and problem solving . </li></ul><ul><li>They discuss, they compare, they question. </li></ul><ul><li>Inquiry </li></ul><ul><li>Uses computers to collaborate, communicate and research </li></ul><ul><li>Various forms of media to communicate findings, argue points and share experiences. </li></ul><ul><li>Purposeful activity </li></ul>
  3. 3. What Is a 21 st Century Classroom? <ul><li>&quot;It is bold. It breaks the mould. It is flexible, creative, challenging, and complex. It addresses a rapidly changing world filled with fantastic new problems as well as exciting new possibilities&quot; </li></ul>
  4. 4. But Why?
  5. 5. But Why? <ul><li>Motivated – relevant and exciting </li></ul><ul><li>Bridges real world and the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Creative, Multitasking, Mobile, Producers, Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Skills to be competitive in today’s world </li></ul><ul><li>“ a place where the teacher guides the students in developing their own critical questions and lines of inquiry that engender real-world, active learning” </li></ul>
  6. 6. But Why? “ It’s not the ideas or descriptors that are different – the WORLD is different” Kristin Hokanson
  7. 7. Blog it! What’s a blog? http://www.teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=3fb6a6eebd0f6146aa70 Room 9’s Blog (Nelson Central School) http://room9nelsoncentral.blogspot.com Why let students blog?
  8. 8. Wikis <ul><li>“ A wiki is software that allows users to create, edit and link web pages easily. Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites and to power community websites” – wikipedia.org </li></ul>
  9. 9. Wikis in the Classroom <ul><li>Collaborative writing </li></ul><ul><li>Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Communication – writing is meant to be read </li></ul><ul><li>Terry the Tennis Ball </li></ul><ul><li>Unsolved Mysteries </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity for global classrooms – Flat Classroom Project ( http:// flatclassroomproject.wikispaces.com /) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Social Networks <ul><li>Facebook, LiveJournal communities, Myspace, Bebo, Twitter, Ning … </li></ul><ul><li>Do they have a place in the classroom? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.classroom20.com/ social network for educators </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ning for Flat Classroom Project </li></ul><ul><li>Many Voices Project using Twitter and wiki </li></ul><ul><ul><li>140 students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Published through lulu.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// manyvoices.wikispaces.com </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Online Safety <ul><li>Think before you post </li></ul><ul><li>What kind of site will you be hosting? </li></ul><ul><li>Permission from parents </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss safety issues with class and create a list of rules (initials, first name only? etc.) </li></ul>
  12. 13. Links <ul><li>Classroom 2.0 http://www.classroom20.com </li></ul><ul><li>Interface magazine </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nz-interface.co.nz/teacherblogs/ </li></ul><ul><li>My inquiry blog! </li></ul><ul><li>http:// inquiryandme.blogspot.com </li></ul>

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