Literacy for the 21 st  Century A Brave New World By Viki Gardner
Literacy for the 21 st  Century… <ul><li>…is not based on do you know it? </li></ul>
Literacy for the 21 st  century… <ul><li>…rather on can you find it, analyze it, adapt it, and synthesize it? </li></ul>
Literacy for the 21 st  century… <ul><li>… is not just about  </li></ul><ul><li>reading,  writing,  and arithmetic </li></ul>
Literacy for the 21 st  century… <ul><li>…rather on analyzing the differences between viewpoint-clashing Web sites, bloggi...
Literacy for the 21 st  Century… <ul><li>…should be about:  </li></ul><ul><li>resilience and strategies to cope with const...
Literacy for the 21 st  Century… … is about the Digital Immigrant learning from the Digital Native www.teach42.com/2007/10...
Literacy for the 21 st  Century… <ul><li>… should permit more opportunities in the curriculum for play and imagination bec...
Literacy for the 21 st  century… <ul><li>… should include teacher preparation and professional development programs that i...
Literacy for the 21 st  century… <ul><li>…doesn't mean our schools are failing  </li></ul>
Literacy for the 21 st  Century… <ul><li>rather, the times are changing so rapidly that our schools can't keep up.  </li><...
Literacy for the 21 st  Century… <ul><li>We must adapt and advance our education system or the world will leave us behind....
Photos Cited <ul><li>Slide 2:  http://philsbackupsite.wordpress.com/2008/10/28/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 3: </li></ul><ul><...
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  1. 1. Literacy for the 21 st Century A Brave New World By Viki Gardner
  2. 2. Literacy for the 21 st Century… <ul><li>…is not based on do you know it? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Literacy for the 21 st century… <ul><li>…rather on can you find it, analyze it, adapt it, and synthesize it? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Literacy for the 21 st century… <ul><li>… is not just about </li></ul><ul><li>reading, writing, and arithmetic </li></ul>
  5. 5. Literacy for the 21 st century… <ul><li>…rather on analyzing the differences between viewpoint-clashing Web sites, blogging responsibly, and cash management online </li></ul>Reading Writing Arithmetic
  6. 6. Literacy for the 21 st Century… <ul><li>…should be about: </li></ul><ul><li>resilience and strategies to cope with constant change, including dealing with failure and taking risks. </li></ul><ul><li>the ability to easily learn, unlearn and relearn. </li></ul><ul><li>how to deal with massive amounts of information and what to do with it. </li></ul><ul><li>creativity, global awareness, diversity, critical thinking, problem solving, and digital citizenship. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Literacy for the 21 st Century… … is about the Digital Immigrant learning from the Digital Native www.teach42.com/2007/10/22/815/
  8. 8. Literacy for the 21 st Century… <ul><li>… should permit more opportunities in the curriculum for play and imagination because we are preparing students for jobs that haven’t even been invented yet. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Literacy for the 21 st century… <ul><li>… should include teacher preparation and professional development programs that integrate and model 21st Century skills in method and delivery, and guide teachers in utilizing new technology. </li></ul><ul><li>… should bring teachers together to build communities so that they can get the support they need outside of the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>… should include teachers sharing best practices first with each other and then beyond their own schools through virtual learning communities. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Literacy for the 21 st century… <ul><li>…doesn't mean our schools are failing </li></ul>
  11. 11. Literacy for the 21 st Century… <ul><li>rather, the times are changing so rapidly that our schools can't keep up. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Literacy for the 21 st Century… <ul><li>We must adapt and advance our education system or the world will leave us behind. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Photos Cited <ul><li>Slide 2: http://philsbackupsite.wordpress.com/2008/10/28/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 3: </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 4: </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 5: </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 7: </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 8: 1) http://www.edgewoodexecutiveeducation.com/c_img/thinkerswanted.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 10: 4.bp.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 11: </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 12: </li></ul>
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