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Who could have imagined22


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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
  • Licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-share alike license. McLeod, J.D., kids have tasted the
  • Independent learnersFocus on learning how to learn with technologyMotivated and engaged in self improvement
  • 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.
  • Able to create something new and communicate those ideas with a wide audience in an appropriate wayUsing multiple media to send a message
  • Time, space, location are not boundariesIntercultural understandingSuccessful collaboration around a focused goal


  • 1. Who Could Have Imagined? Writing in a Digital Classroom
  • 2. The illiterate of The 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. -- Alvin Toffler Learning Literacies for the 21st How can we Century redefine literacy for the new information landscape?
  • 3. Literacy refers only to reading.
  • 4. Students learn everything about reading and writing in elementary school.
  • 5. Literacy instruction is the responsibility of English teachers alone.
  • 6. Academics are all that matter in literacy learning.
  • 7. Students who struggle with one literacy will have difficulty with all literacies.
  • 8. School writing essentially an assessment tool that enables students to show what they have learned.
  • 9. Dimensions of Literacy • Shifting literacy demands • Multiple and social literacies • Importance of motivation • Value of multicultural perspectives
  • 10. 21st Century Learners & Literacies
  • 12. How are students changing? GUIDING QUESTIONS
  • 13. How are students changing? GUIDING QUESTIONS How are texts changing?
  • 14. What is literacy?
  • 15. How are texts changing?
  • 16. Web 1.0 read-only static consumer
  • 17. Web 1.0 read-only static consumer Web 2.0 read-write dynamic creator
  • 18. learners
  • 19. life outside the classroom
  • 20. always on
  • 21. interaction is expected
  • 22. social
  • 23. highly customized experiences
  • 24. increasingly digital
  • 25. constantly connected
  • 26. instant access
  • 27. producers + consumers prosumers
  • 28. their average classroom experience
  • 29. what do 21st century learners experience in your classroom?
  • 30. Our kids have tasted the honey.
  • 31. external influences inherent characteristics
  • 32. A Vision of Students Today
  • 33. external influences evolving responses inherent characteristics
  • 34. what is 21st century literacy?
  • 35. literacy
  • 36. effective learners
  • 37. effective learners are… lifelong learners
  • 38. effective learners are… natural navigators
  • 39. effective learners are… critical thinkers and evaluators
  • 40. effective communicators & creators
  • 41. effective communicators & creators are… able to create something new
  • 42. effective communicators & creators are… able to communicate across culture, time & distance
  • 43. effective communicators & creators are…
  • 44. effective global collaborators
  • 45. effective global collaborators are… able to collaborate to reach common goals
  • 46. effective global collaborators are… able to lead or follow
  • 47. effective global collaborators have… no boundaries
  • 48. What does this mean for teaching and learning?
  • 49. Planning Publishing Prewriting Editing Drafting Revising
  • 50. Inquiry Planning Research and/or prewriting Writing Process Writing Publishing and/or drafting Revision