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  • Learning doesn’t stop at schoolKids are constantly connectedHow can we tap into that amazingly motivating and engaging resource
  • Think pair share
  • Lifelong learnersCan learn how to learnIndependent learnersMetacognitiveIntrinsically motivated Focus on self improvement
  • Natural navigators.
  • Are critical thinkers.Evaluate information for authenticity, relevance and bias.Evaluate tools for applicability and effectiveness. Intuitively filter and focus.


  • 1. 21st Century Learners What does it mean for us? Slides adapted from Scott Schwister, KimCofino and Silvio Rosenthal Tolisano
  • 2. How are students changing?
  • 3. How are students changing? (Are they?)
  • 4. Group #1 - bit.ly/MikSe8Group #2 - bit.ly/MilRuIGroup #3 - bit.ly/Mimwwn
  • 5. ChangingEducation Paradigms - Sir Ken Robinson
  • 6. 21 st century learners
  • 7. life outsidethe classroom
  • 8. always on
  • 9. interaction is expected
  • 10. social
  • 11. highly customized experiences
  • 12. increasingly digital
  • 13. constantlyconnected
  • 14. instant access
  • 15. producers + consumersprosumers
  • 16. what could 21st century learners experience in your classroom?
  • 17. effective learners are…effective communicators & creators are…effective global collaborators are…
  • 18. effective learners are… lifelong learners
  • 19. effective learners are… natural navigators
  • 20. effective learners are…critical thinkers and evaluators
  • 21. effective communicators & creators are…able to create something new
  • 22. effective communicators & creators are…able to communicate across culture, time & distance
  • 23. effective communicators & creators are…
  • 24. effective global collaborators are… able to collaborate to reach common goals
  • 25. effective global collaborators are… able to lead or follow
  • 26. effective global collaborators have… no boundaries
  • 27. What does this mean forteaching and learning?
  • 28. what is21st centuryliteracy?
  • 29. Image Sources (Creative Commons License):Dangling Colors: http://flickr.com/photos/yanivg/52124840/Honey, courtesy Scott McLeod: http://www.dangerouslyirrelevant.org/2009/02/a-taste-of-honey.htmlGirl with computer: : http://flickr.com/photos/kamaji/1434567124/Lights and the City: http://flickr.com/photos/diankarl/2970686837/Blue Sky Over Monday Morning: http://flickr.com/photos/guitrento/2564986045/NY at Night: NY at night: http://flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/497814516/Swing: http://flickr.com/photos/mcmorr/1294684803/Bumper Cars: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cwalker71/2637125074/Sunset playing: http://flickr.com/photos/nattu/895220635/Puzzle piece: http://flickr.com/photos/blackbutterfly/3082335820/Baby with iPhone: http://flickr.com/photos/paulm/1584418819/Connected: http://flickr.com/photos/crash-candy/2347430057/Touch Sensitive: http://flickr.com/photos/pranavsingh/1196494552/Camera: http://flickr.com/photos/ssh/12638218/Blindfold: http://flickr.com/photos/foxtongue/2657434642/Finger point: http://www.flickr.com/photos/shutter/105497713/Question mark: http://flickr.com/photos/oberazzi/318946369/ISB21: http://isb21.wikispaces.comSteering Wheel: http://flickr.com/photos/paulvaarkamp/865876994/Statue: http://www.flickr.com/photos/usagent/261743402/Orienteering in Venice: http://www.flickr.com/photos/_cristina/2252226613/Big eyes: http://www.flickr.com/photos/borghetti/43058749/Birds on wire: http://flickr.com/photos/suckamc/5388273/Painted girl: http://www.flickr.com/photos/beija-flor/867886652/Hieroglyphics: http://www.flickr.com/photos/practicalowl/1331640797/Think outside the box: http://flickr.com/photos/jimfrazier/525695141/NASA: http://flickr.com/photos/pingnews/491430005/in/photostream/Ants: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwarby/1584818205/Fish: http://flickr.com/photos/brujamavi/2824076847/Sunset: http://www.flickr.com/photos/midnight-digital/2352150031/We eat light: http://flickr.com/photos/b-tal/117037943/Rubiks cube: http://flickr.com/photos/nataliejohnson/237529176/Open road: http://flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/2049233526/Gadgets: http://flickr.com/photos/slipstreamjc/748716731/Mountain Climber: http://flickr.com/photos/ilker/2493908947/Audience: http://flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/174586756/Web: http://flickr.com/photos/ecstaticist/322023870/Graffiti Body Outlines: http://www.flickr.com/photos/zen/3978223/