21 st  Century Learning What do we need to know?
The students of today live in a digital world of multitasking, surrounded by technologies. <ul><li>They text, instant mess...
When they walk into our classrooms… what do we want? <ul><li>Do we want students to feel disconnected from real life?  </l...
Do we want them to walk into a world of pencil, paper, and textbooks?
Or do we want to  ENGAGE  them in  RELEVANT  learning? <ul><li>Do we want to build upon the skills and interests that they...
Web 2.0 Tools <ul><li>Use free online resources to engage your students. </li></ul><ul><li>Here is my  Wordle  word cloud ...
 
<ul><li>It’s not about learning to use technology.  </li></ul><ul><li>It’s about using technology  to learn . </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Our province now has  </li></ul><ul><li>A VISION FOR EDUCATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY … </li></ul>
<ul><li>“ Students entering into the primary school system today are children of a global digital media society, exposed t...
<ul><li>“ If the province of B.C. wishes to evolve as a knowledge-based society and compete as a knowledge-based economy, ...
It’s time to start learning and engaging… <ul><li>Be relevant… </li></ul><ul><li>Be brave… </li></ul><ul><li>Be a 21 st  C...
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My Slideshare: 21st Century Learning

  1. 1. 21 st Century Learning What do we need to know?
  2. 2. The students of today live in a digital world of multitasking, surrounded by technologies. <ul><li>They text, instant message, tweet, podcast, blog… </li></ul>
  3. 3. When they walk into our classrooms… what do we want? <ul><li>Do we want students to feel disconnected from real life? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Do we want them to walk into a world of pencil, paper, and textbooks?
  5. 5. Or do we want to ENGAGE them in RELEVANT learning? <ul><li>Do we want to build upon the skills and interests that they bring to us? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Web 2.0 Tools <ul><li>Use free online resources to engage your students. </li></ul><ul><li>Here is my Wordle word cloud on Web 2.0 tools… </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>It’s not about learning to use technology. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s about using technology to learn . </li></ul><ul><li>It’s not about using technology to entertain. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s about using technology to engage . </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Our province now has </li></ul><ul><li>A VISION FOR EDUCATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY … </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>“ Students entering into the primary school system today are children of a global digital media society, exposed to an exponentially expanding and instantly accessible knowledge base and a rapidly changing world…” </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>“ If the province of B.C. wishes to evolve as a knowledge-based society and compete as a knowledge-based economy, our education program needs to evolve to prepare the next generation for that future.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Greg Peet, co-chair of the The Premier’s Technology Council (PTC) </li></ul>
  11. 12. It’s time to start learning and engaging… <ul><li>Be relevant… </li></ul><ul><li>Be brave… </li></ul><ul><li>Be a 21 st Century educator! </li></ul>

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