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    • “You might know what they are called
    • The Net Generation
    • but how much do you really know about a 21st Century learner?”
    • They are ages 8-18.
    • They text, Skype, IM, blog, use wikis, surf the net, and play video games.
    • 8-10 year olds
      spend almost 8 hours a day consuming media.
      Most of that 8 hours is outside of the classroom.
      Source: A Kaiser Family Foundation Study January 2010
    • The amount of time children and teens spend on the computer has tripled over the last 10 years (1 hour and 29 minutes).
      Source: A Kaiser Family Foundation Study January 2010
    • Only 38 minutes is devoted to reading a book.
      Source: A Kaiser Family Foundation Study January 2010
    • 73% of all Colorado High School seniors will graduate.
      Source: Alliance for Excellent Education
    • Nationally, 1.3 million students leave high school without a diploma.
      Source: Alliance for Excellent Education
    • By the year 2016, the largest English speaking country will be China.
      Source: A Vision of K-12 Students Today
    • We need to prepare students for THEIR future not OURpast.
      --Ian Jukes, educator and Futurist
    • “Due to rapidly changing dynamics facing the 21st Century, new skills, regardless of what they are called will be needed for every man, woman and child to address the economic, social, political and citizenship challenges that await them…
    • Business success will demand a workforce whose skills adapt to the needs of the future.”
      --SCANS (Secretary’s Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills) Report, 1992
    • They are leaving high school unprepared for a workforce
      that is desperate for qualified candidates!
    • "Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century."
      -- Perelman
    • In fall 2009, Project Tomorrow surveyed over 1.85 million K-12 students, teachers, administrators and parents to find out how they pictured a 21st century learning environment.
      Three themes for successful 21st century learning emerged.
    • Social-based learning
      Source: Speak Up Report 2009
    • Students want to leverage emerging communications and collaboration.
      Source: Speak Up Report 2009
    • Un-tethered learning
      Source: Speak Up Report 2009
    • Students envision technology-enabled learning experiences that transcend the classroom walls and are not limited by resource constraints.
      Source: Speak Up Report 2009
    • Digitally-rich learning
      Source: Speak Up Report 2009
    • Students see the use of relevancy-based digital tools, content and resources as a key to driving learning productivity
      Source: Speak Up Report 2009
    • So how do we prepare our students for their future?
    • Strategy # 1: Let them create
    • My 5th graders created videos to help solve math story problems, illustrate their personal narrative writing, and present projects.
    • Teachers need to stop saying, “Hand it in,” and start saying “Publish It.”
      --Alan November
    • Strategy #2: Let them collaborate
    • Students created an online wiki about the Loyalists vs. the Patriots going to war to gain American independence.
    • The debate continued on our classroom blog.
    • Strategy #3: Let them communicate
    • Students made podcasts with Voicethread to present a research or group project and to share their stories.
    • Digital Media enables us to build more stages for our kids to express themselves.
      -- Marco Torres
    • We need to replicate in the classroom the world in which students are living.
    • We have to move from know what learning to
      know where learning.
    • Are your students ready for their future?
      They will be if you let them create, collaborate, and communicate with technology in your classroom!
    •  References
      Alliance for Excellent Education. (2009). Understanding High School Graduation Rates
      in Colorado. Retrieved from http://www.all4ed.org/files/Colorado_wc.pdf
      Baker, Frank W. (2010). Media Use Statistics. Media Literacy Clearinghouse. Retrieved
      from http://www.frankwbaker.com/mediause.htm
      Healy, Melissa. (May 2010). Teenage social media butterflies may not be such a bad
      idea. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved from
      http://articles.latimes.com/2010/may/18/science/la-sci-socially-connected-kids-20100518
      Nesbitt, B. (November 2001). A Vision of K-12 Students Today. [YouTube Video].
      Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_A-ZVCjfWf8
      Rideout, Victoria J., Ulla G. Foehr, and Donald F. Roberts. (January 2010). Generation
      M2. Kaiser Family Foundation Study. Retrieved from
      http://www.kff.org/entmedia/upload/8010.pdf
      Speak Up 2009. (March 2010). Creating Our Future. Retrieved from
      http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/pdfs/SU09NationalFindingsStudents&Parents.pdf
      Speak Up 2009. (May 2010). Unleashing the Future. Retrieved from
      http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/pdfs/SU09UnleashingTheFuture.pdf