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We Can Change the World PBL

  1. 1. 21st Century Tools for Project-Based Learning Lance Rougeux Discovery Education
  2. 2. 21st Century Skills • Teaches 21st century skills discretely in the context of core subjects and 21st century interdisciplinary themes • Focuses on providing opportunities for applying 21st century skills across content areas and for a competency-based approach to learning • Enables innovative learning methods that integrate the use of supportive technologies, inquiry- and problem-based approaches and higher order thinking skills • Encourages the integration of community resources beyond school walls http://www.21stcenturyskills.org
  3. 3. Student Outcomes • Core Subjects and 21st Century Themes • Learning and Innovation Skills • Information, Media and Technology Skills • Life and Career Skills http://www.21stcenturyskills.org
  4. 4. R U havN trouble rEDN DIS? iz it makin U :-||, ^set, Grr? DIS iz d way kds TLK. CreslE. It iz EZ 4 dem. dey luv it. dey luv it mo wen U spk thR lngwij. @ lEst a ltl bit.
  5. 5. 20/200 O 1 20/100 M G 2 20/70 L O L 3 20/50 R O F L 4 20/40 L 8 R P O S 5 20/30 U R A N O O B 6 20/20 L M A O T T F N 7 20/15 K T H X B Y E : P 8
  6. 6. Data from Kaiser Family Foundation Study, 2005 R U havN trouble rEDN DIS? iz it makin U :-||, ^set, Grr? DIS iz d way kds TLK. CreslE. It iz EZ 4 dem. dey luv it. dey luv it mo wen U spk thR lngwij. @ lEst a ltl bit. Are you having trouble reading this? Is it making you mad, upset, angry? This is the way kids talk. Seriously. It is easy for them. They love it. They love it more when you speak their language. At least a little bit.
  7. 7. The Shift • Consuming • Authority • Expert • Lecture • Access to information • Learning about • Passive • Presentation • Publication • Formal schooling • Supply-push • Producing • Transparency • Facilitator • Hallway • Access to people • Learning to be • Passionate • Participation • Conversation • Lifelong learning • Demand-pull http://www.stevehargadon.com/2008/03/web-20-is-future-of-education.html
  8. 8. Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge • Empower your students to find solutions to environmental problems in their own backyards and have them become true Agents of Change! www.wecanchange.com
  9. 9. Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge • The Challenge is designed to help your students work together to solve an environmental problem in their… – Classroom (K-2) – School (3-5) – Community (6-8) – Beyond the Community (9-12) www.wecanchange.com
  10. 10. Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge • Learn About the Challenge www.wecanchange.com including the prizes…
  11. 11. Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge TEAM PRIZES • 1st Place - $50,000 scholarship + finalist pack • 2nd Place - $25,000 scholarship + finalist pack • 3rd Place - $10,000 scholarship + finalist pack TEACHER/MENTOR PRIZES • 1st Place - $5,000 grant + free registration to the next NSTA National (or Regional) Conference + finalist pack • 2nd Place - $1,000 grant + free registration to the next NSTA National (or Regional) Conference + finalist pack • 3rd Place - $500 grant + free registration to the next NSTA National (or Regional) Conference + finalist pack MORE PRIZES • 51 state finalists - Free 1 year membership to NSTA, a 12-month subscription to DE science, and a finalist pack • First 100 teams who enter receive DVD www.wecanchange.com
  12. 12. Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge www.wecanchange.com
  13. 13. Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge www.wecanchange.com
  14. 14. Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge www.wecanchange.com • Now it’s time to Learn, Plan, Act and Share!
  15. 15. Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge www.wecanchange.com • Submitting the application is easy!
  16. 16. http://ali.apple.com/cbl
  17. 17. Foster collaboration http://www.wikispaces.com/site/for/teachers http://group3plants.wikispaces.com
  18. 18. Make the experience authentic http://www.google.com
  19. 19. Engage them in the process http://animoto.com http://photopeach.com PhotoStory 3
  20. 20. http://tinyurl.com/yb3j969
  21. 21. Make learning social(er) http://www.edmodo.com
  22. 22. Make it public http://posterous.com
  23. 23. Give them a voice http://ed.voicethread.com
  24. 24. Tap into their creating minds http://edu.glogster.com
  25. 25. Make real world connections http://www.google.com/earth
  26. 26. Thank you! www.wecanchange.com

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