Preparing Students for the 21st Century<br />Students need to be able to retrieve, evaluate, and manipulate real-world information to enrich their problem-solving skills.<br />It is more than just delivering instruction, the students need to interact with the information gained.<br />Instructional reform needs to become part of the educational realm of teaching that begins to integrate technology for real-world situations that will create life-long learning.<br />
Preparing Students for the 21st Century<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fnh9q_cQcUE&feature=related<br />
21st-Century Knowledge and Skills<br />These skills are needed to succeed in work, school, and life:<br />Knowledge of core subjects<br />21st century themes<br />Learning and innovation skills<br />Information, media, and technology skills<br />Life and career skills<br />
National Educational Technology Standards for Students<br />https://www.iste.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=NETS<br />
Linking Educational Reform & Technology<br />Moving from Teacher-centered to Student-centered instruction<br />The student needs to understand the world around them and not imitate the content.<br />Puzzlement phenomenon<br />Knowledge<br />
Creating Open-Ended Learning Environments<br />Inquiry-based learning<br /><ul><li>To explore, gather data, and analyze data</li></ul>Problem based learning<br /><ul><li>Learner is provided with a wide area of exploration and experimentation</li></ul>www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDe74bOxXLw&feature=related<br />Project based learning<br /><ul><li>Focusing on solving a problem that are of interest to students</li></li></ul><li>The NTeQ Model<br />There are five basic components:<br /><ul><li>Teacher: Technologically competent and has different roles
“Tell me and I forget, show me and I remember, involve me and I understand.”<br />Joe Exline<br />
Questions<br />Must I use a inquiry-based learning approach in my classroom to use computers as a tool?<br />Won’t I have to spend a great deal of time to develop these units of instruction?<br />Won’t every student need a computer to use it as a tool?<br />
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