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Learning doesn’t stop at schoolKids are constantly connectedHow can we tap into that amazingly motivating and engaging resource
How and when they interact should be guided but not forced
When learning is social they develop a closer peer network because of common interests.
Think pair share
Independent learnersFocus on learning how to learn with technologyMotivated and engaged in self improvement
Lifelong learnersCan learn how to learnIndependent learnersMetacognitiveIntrinsically motivated Focus on self improvement
Are critical thinkers.Evaluate information for authenticity, relevance and bias.Evaluate tools for applicability and effectiveness. Intuitively filter and focus.Chicken mcnuggets are made of pink goopSNOOP
Able to create something new and communicate those ideas with a wide audience in an appropriate wayUsing multiple media to send a message
Cross cultural collaboration class
Time, space, location are not boundariesIntercultural understandingSuccessful collaboration around a focused goal
Students today are different in the fact that 20 years ago you had leaders and followers in peer groups. Now students assume both roles in different groups or circumstances…it is no longer the quarterback and the head cheerleader
Cloud computingGoogledocsAbility to share anytime anywhere
Noelle and youtubealgorightms to solveI used to take it apart to solve it or remove the stickers
Access to tools IN THE CLASSROOMAt schoolAt home
Big ideas and global challenges
One size fits one
If it is relevant to students it will engage them
How are you going to change your practice to:Meet the needs of all learnersMeet the needs of the future learnersImprove professional practice
As our time here draws to a close I would like to leave you with a thought more so a challenge take a chance and remember that every child that passes through the door of your classroom deserves the same opportunity for success and the same opportunity to fail, when they fail as we all do…pick them up dust them off and have them try again because without failing they may never learn how great it feels to finally succeed!
Transcript of "Keynote at Alaska Society of Technology Education"
The 21st CenturyLearner Jeffrey Piontek
dangerouslyirrelevant.org http://www.dangerouslyirrelevant.org/2009/02/a-taste-of-honey.html Learning to Change:Our kids have tasted the honey. Student Voices