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The 21st century classroom
The 21st century classroom
The 21st century classroom
The 21st century classroom
The 21st century classroom
The 21st century classroom
The 21st century classroom
The 21st century classroom
The 21st century classroom
The 21st century classroom
The 21st century classroom
The 21st century classroom
The 21st century classroom
The 21st century classroom
The 21st century classroom
The 21st century classroom
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  • 1. The 21st Century Classroom
    By: Laura Cusick
  • 2. Agenda
    Defining the 21stCentury Classroom
    Communication
    Collaboration
    Lunch
    Connectivity
    Creativity
    Getting Started
  • 3. Bellwork
    Get a computer
    Open Google Chrome
    Visit: http://wcstechuniversity.democrasoft.com
    Register for an account
    Click on “Define your version of the 21st century classroom.”
    In the box, enter your thoughts on the stated topic
  • 4. A 21st Century Classroom communicates with students digitally in a “virtual” classroom environment
    Defining 21st Century Communication
  • 5. A Little Bit of Truth…
    Think like a wise man, but communicate in the language of the people.
    ~ William Butler Yeats
  • 6. Moodle
    Google Apps
    Blogger
    Collaborize.com
    Edmodo.com
    Quia.com
    The Nearly Paperless Classroom
  • 7. Web 2.0 Communication Resources
    • Scribd.com for documents
    • 8. Issuu.com for viewing PDFs
    • 9. Google Docs for editing writing
    • 10. YouTube for instructional video storage
  • Communication with Your New Laptop
    WebCam:
    Record your lectures or reminders for evening assignments
    Jing:
    Create instructional screencasts and tutorials
  • 11. Defining 21st Century Collaboration
    A 21st Century Classroom allows for many different types of collaboration
  • 12. No one can whistle a symphony.  It takes a whole orchestra to play it. 
    ~H.E. Luccock, American bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church
    The Uni-Mind > One Mind
  • 13. Types of Collaboration
    Teacher
    Twitter:
    Finding Projects
    Skype for Education:
    Finding Projects
    Backnoise.com or Todaysmeet.com:
    Backchanneling
    Voxopop.com:
    Voice Messageboard
    Student
    Google Docs:
    Multi-purpose
    Edistorm.com:
    Brainstorming
    Crocodoc.com:
    Annotating Articles
    MixedInk.com:
    Writing Together
  • 14. Defining 21st Century Connectivity
    A 21st Century Classroom breaks down the walls & connects students globally
  • 15. Before computers, telephone lines and television connect us, we all share the same air, the same oceans, the same mountains and rivers. We are all equally responsible for protecting them. 
    ~ Julia Louise-Dreyfus
    Rigor is Nothing Without Relevance
  • 16. Making Global Connections
  • 17. Defining 21st Century Creativity
    A 21st Century Classroom encourages creativity using digital media resources as tools
  • 18. "By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The non-existent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired." 
    ~ Nikos Kazantzakis
    Belief + Desire =Creativity
  • 19. My Gift to You…
    Web 2.0 Guru!
    a Wiki Created by a crazy person…
    Why re-invent the wheel?
  • 20. If we foster the 21stcentury skills of:
    communication, collaboration, connection and creativity,
    the end result will be the depth of thought we have always encouraged at WCS.
    The path looks different, but destination is familiar!
    The Reward: Meaningful, Critical Thinking
  • 21. www.wcssummertechnologyuniversity.blogspot.com

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