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DNA of a 21st Century Educator Simplified!



During your lifetime you have probably experienced inspirational educators, or witnessed inspiring lectures. But, what about you? Are you such an educator? If not, why not? In this talk, I explored ...

During your lifetime you have probably experienced inspirational educators, or witnessed inspiring lectures. But, what about you? Are you such an educator? If not, why not? In this talk, I explored some of the ingredients top educators in the 21st century have, and how we can learn from them to reinvent ourselves to reach our true potential as an educator. This talk was given on the 9 February (2013) at Jazan University (Saudi Arabia).



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DNA of a 21st Century Educator Simplified! DNA of a 21st Century Educator Simplified! Presentation Transcript

  • DNA OF A 21 st CENTURY EDUCATORZaid Ali Alsagoff
  • DNA Habits Knowledge Skills Heart Passion Behavior Attitude21st Century Educator?
  • CONTENTS 1 21st Century Educator 3 Design 4 Empower2 Learning 5 Assess 6 Reflect 7 Transform
  • Image : http://www.hetemeel.com/einsteinform.php
  • 5 Minds for the Future Howard GardnerPodcast: http://forum.wgbh.org/wgbh/forum.php?lecture_id=3560Book: http://www.amazon.com/Five-Minds-Future-Howard-Gardner/dp/1591399122Image Source: http://isaiahlim.files.wordpress.com/2006/10/5minds.gif
  • 5 Characteristics of an Effective… 21st Century Educator Meris Stansbury Anticipates the future. Is a lifelong learner. Fosters peer relationships. Can teach and assess all levels of learners. Is able to discern effective vs. non-effective technology. http://www.eschoolnews.com/2011/09/09/five-characteristics-of-an-effective-21st-century-educator/
  • 7 Habits of the Professor of the Future1. Reviewing New Research and Information2. Continuous Course Construction3. Collaboration on a Massive Scale4. Assessing Competencies5. Creating New Resources6. Meeting – Anytime, Anywhere7. Face-to-Face Teaching and Learning Sessions Dr. Stephen Murgatroyd http://www.contactnorth.ca/tips-tools/seven-habits-professor-future
  • 8 Habits of Highly Effective… Andrew Churches http://www.masternewmedia.org/teaching-skills-what-21st-century-educators-need-to-learn-to-survive/
  • 14 The Networked TeacherTypical Teacher Network Networked Teacher http://cusd2dot0.wikispaces.com/NewOld+Teacher
  • 23Learner Roles of an Educator… Convener Lecturer Coach Tech Support Salesperson Demonstrator Theorizer Coordinator Bureaucrat Sharer Programmer Designer Stephen Downes Agitator Collector Facilitator Alchemist Moderator Evaluator Mentor CriticCurator Connector http://www.huffingtonpost.com/stephen-downes/the-role-of-the-educator_b_790937.html
  • 331. Create and edit digital audio Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher… Should Have!2. Use Social bookmarking to share resources with and between learners3. Use blogs and wikis to create online platforms for students4. Exploit digital images for classroom use5. Use video content to engage students6. Use infographics to visually stimulate students7. Use Social networking sites to connect with colleagues and grow professionally8. Create and deliver asynchronous presentations and training sessions9. Compile a digital e-portfolio for their own development10. Have a knowledge about online security11. Be able to detect plagiarized works in students assignments12. Create screen capture videos and tutorials13. Curate web content for classroom learning14. Use and provide students with task management tools to organize their work and plan their learning15. Use polling software to create a real-time survey in class16. Understand issues related to copyright and fair use of online materials17. Exploit computer games for pedagogical purposes18. Use digital assessment tools to create quizzes.19. Use of collaborative tools for text construction and editing20. Find and evaluate authentic web based content21. Use of mobile devices like tablets22. Identify online resources that are safe for students browsing23. Use digital tools for time management purposes24. Learn about the different ways to use YouTube in your classroom25. Use note taking tools to share interesting content with your students26. Annotate web pages and highlight parts of text to share with your class27. Use of online graphic organizers and printables28. Use of online sticky notes to capture interesting ideas29. Use of screen casting tools to create and share tutorials30. Exploit group text messaging tools for collaborative project work31. Conduct an effective search query with the minimum time possible32. Conduct A Research Paper Using Digital Tools33. Use file sharing tools to share docs and files with students onlinehttp://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/06/33-digital-skills-every-21st-century.html Image: http://talenttornado.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/info-overload1.jpg
  • Route 21 • Critical Thinking • Problem Solving • Creativity • Innovation • Communication • CollaborationA Roadmap For 21st Century Learning http://www.21stcenturyskills.org/route21/
  • Let’s try to makesome sense out of all this!
  • 12 RulesA Crash course on How Our BRAIN Learns…1. EXERCISE - Exercise boosts brain power.2. SURVIVAL - The human brain evolved, too.3. WIRING - Every brain is wired differently.4. ATTENTION - We dont pay attention to boring things.5. SHORT-TERM MEMORY - Repeat to remember.6. LONG-TERM MEMORY - Remember to repeat. Dr. John Medina7. SLEEP - Sleep well, think well.8. STRESS - Stressed brains dont learn the same way.9. SENSORY INTEGRATION - Stimulate more of the senses.10. VISION - Vision trumps all other senses.11. GENDER - Male and female brains are different.12. EXPLORATION - We are powerful and natural explorers. http://www.brainrules.net/ Summary: http://sivers.org/book/BrainRules
  • Brain-Designed Learning Learning designed to stimulate the Brain and maximize your potential.Brain Rules: http://brainrules.net/ Brain-Targeted Teaching: http://braintargetedteaching.org/
  • Use Social Media & Web 2.0/3.0/x.0! Social Connectivity diagram (slide 12): http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com/2010/07/web-30-way-forward.html
  • Build Personal Learning Environments! Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011LMS Remixed version from: http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com/2010/07/anatomy-of-ple.html
  • PLE ExampleA collection of PLEs: http://edtechpost.wikispaces.com/PLE+Diagrams
  • Use Social/Intelligent Curation Tools to… Make sense of information overload in our learning domains and beyond. http://zaidlearn.blogspot.com/2011/01/buzzing-with-social-curation-tools.html
  • Design to Empower Innovation!Generating new Higher-Levelideas, products, processes, or Create Thinkingways of viewing things. Evaluate Analyze Apply Understand Lower-level Remember Thinking The Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/Bloom%27s+Digital+Taxonomy
  • Bloom’s Digital Taxonomies!Web 2.0 iPAD M O Google R E Android http://zaidlearn.blogspot.com/2012/10/a-juicy-collection-of-blooms-digital.html
  • Source (Slide 9): http://services.google.com/fh/files/misc/multiscreenworld_final.pdf
  • Embrace Multi-Device Learning! Bring Your Own Devices (BYODs) Inspired by: http://www.slideshare.net/steverayson/kineo-responsive-elearning
  • Rethink (Responsive) e-Learning Design! Source: http://www.slideshare.net/steverayson/elearning-insig Steve Rayson
  • Build e-Learning Content Rapidly &… Continuously update them!
  • Co-Creates Interactive e-Books with… Students!
  • Interacts & Collaborates Online (Live) Using… IMU Webinar Series (example): http://imuelearning.blogspot.com/p/imu-learning-webinar-series-2012.html
  • Reuse/Remix/Repurpose OER... For Learning, Teaching & Research. http://zaidlearn.blogspot.com/2012/11/the-oer-workshop-at-imu.htmldScribe: https://open.umich.edu/wiki/DScribe
  • Infuse Creativity & STORIFY Learning! “BULLETS stick for exams, STORIES stick for life” – Zaid Ali Alsagoff! http://sirkenrobinson.com/skr/watch
  • SIMPLIFY COMPLEXITY into engaging learning experiences… (Re)Using: Open Educational Resources Rapid e-Learning Tools Social Media http://zaidlearn.blogspot.com/2012/01/imu-ls-03-how-to-become-rapid-e.html
  • Today’s Students? Always on Facebook! Googling is Thinking!Disengaged! Demotivated! Sleeping in Class! No Time to Study! No Patience!Expects us to Reply in a Nanosecond! STUDENTS
  • Purpose of a Lecture?Lectures should be: Inspire Lively Influence Educative Inform Creative Thought (provoking) Understandable Relevant Enjoyable http://zaidlearn.blogspot.com/2010/06/vanishing-art-of-lecturing-prof-k.html
  • How Long Does MIT Professor Walter Lewin… Take to Prepare one Lecture? http://youtu.be/97oTDANuZco
  • Engage Students to Learn! Average retention rate TEACHING OTHERS 90% Practice by Doing 75% Discussion Group 50% Demonstration 30% Audiovisual 20% Reading 10% Lecture 5% http://www.simulations.co.uk/pyramid.htm
  • Inspire Deeper Questions to Infuse… Solo Taxonomy
  • Construct Learning Spaces that…Inspire students to connect, collaborate, think and learn! http://www.educause.edu/research-and-publications/books/learning-spaces
  • RETHINK Classroom Learning! FLIPPED CLASSROOM Infographic: http://www.knewton.com/flipped-classroom/ Introduction Video: http://youtu.be/26pxh_qMppE
  • Flipped Classroom Model for Higher Education? Jackie Gerstein http://usergeneratededucation.wordpress.com/tag/flipped-classroom/
  • Engage Students via Mobile Devices! Student Response Systems (SRS) thatempower teachers to engage their students via smartphones, laptops, and tablets. http://zaidlearn.blogspot.com/2013/01/the-ipad-for-learning-teaching-workshop.html
  • Gamify Learning to…http://zaidlearn.blogspot.com/2012/09/from-flipped-to-gamified-classroom.html
  • Use Augmented Reality to … Connect the physical and digital worlds! http://pinterest.com/twahlert/augmented-reality-in-education/
  • Always Explore New Ways to Learn! Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) Next Class? February 20th 2012A type of online course aimed at large-scale participation and open access via the web.
  • 21st Century Educators Don’t Say…Hand It In! They say, Publish It!http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/2009/11/21st-century-educators-dont-say-hand-it.html
  • Example? IMU Student Blogging Project to Promote a Healthy Lifestyle!http://zaidlearn.blogspot.com/2011/01/student-blogging-project-to-promote.html
  • Use a Variety of Methods to… Rubrics E-Portfolio Peer-Assessment Learning Analytics Assess more AUTHENTIC LEARNING! http://web.me.com/janherrington/AuthenticLearning/Home.html
  • 21st Century Educators are Open Scholars! Stian Håklev http://www.slideshare.net/houshuang/what-it-means-to-be-an-open-scholar-and-the-future-of-scholarly-publishing
  • Continuously Reflect their Learning & Teaching! LEARNING Sharing Feedback
  • How can we use Technology toTRANSFORM Learning?
  • 4Frameworks
  • CAConstructive Alignment - John Biggs http://daimi.au.dk/~brabrand/short-film/
  • SETT Image source (Slide 15): http://www.joyzabala.com/uploads/CA_Kananaskis__SETT_Horses_Mouth.pdf - Joy Zabalahttp://www.joyzabala.com/
  • TPACK- Matthew Koehler & Punya Mishra http://tpack.org/ Reproduced by permission of the publisher, © 2012 by tpack.org
  • SAMR Image source: http://polareducationblog.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/SAMR_model1.png - Ruben PuenteduraThe SAMR Model (Background and Exemplars): http://www.hippasus.com/rrpweblog/archives/2012/08/23/SAMR_BackgroundExemplars.pdf
  • Something Missing?SETT SAMRTPACK CA
  • RETHINKING 4 F+i=*F = Frameworks L 2T3SEA *i = Innovation
  • L2T3SEA ENVIRONMENTDigital Training Support Physical - Zaid Ali Alsagoff
  • L2T3SEA ENVIRONMENT Digital Training Support Physical x-GogyTechnology Content TEACHER Motivation - Zaid Ali Alsagoff
  • L2T3SEA ENVIRONMENT Digital Training Support Physical x-Gogy Learning-xTechnology Content Technology Content TEACHER STUDENT Motivation Motivation - Zaid Ali Alsagoff
  • L2T3SEA ENVIRONMENT Digital Training Support Physical LEARNING OUTCOME(S) x-Gogy Learning-xTechnology Content ASSESSMENT Technology Content TEACHER STUDENT LEARNING ACTIVITIES Motivation Motivation TOOL(S) - Zaid Ali Alsagoff
  • L2T3SEA ENVIRONMENT Digital Training Support Physical LEARNING OUTCOME(S) x-Gogy Learning-x Technology Content ASSESSMENT Technology Content TEACHER STUDENT LEARNING ACTIVITIES Motivation Motivation TOOL(S)Substitution Augmentation Modification Redefinition - Zaid Ali Alsagoff
  • L2T3SEA ENVIRONMENT Digital Training Support Physical LEARNING OUTCOME(S) x-Gogy Learning-x Technology Content ASSESSMENT Technology Content TEACHER STUDENT LEARNING ACTIVITIES Motivation Motivation TOOL(S)Substitution Augmentation Modification Redefinition T R A N S F O R M AT I O N - Zaid Ali Alsagoff
  • L2T3SEA ENVIRONMENT Digital Training Support Physical LEARNING OUTCOME(S) x-Gogy Learning-x Technology Content ASSESSMENT Technology Content TEACHER STUDENT LEARNING ACTIVITIES Motivation Motivation TOOL(S)Substitution Augmentation Modification Redefinition T R A N S F O R M AT I O N - Zaid Ali Alsagoff
  • Let’s Recap! 21st Century Educators… Learn using a variety of tools to empower their Personal Learning Environment (PLE). Design interactive and engaging learning experiences using/ remixing/ reusing OER content, rapid e-learning and social media tools wherever possible. Empower learning environments that inspire students to think deeper and learn more effectively. Assess learning using a variety of methods to measure more authentic learning. Reflect learning and teaching online to gain more feedback and be part of the global learning conversation. Transform to become better educators proactively by always embracing change and exploring possibilities.
  • Zaid Ali Alsagoff E-Learning ManagerE-mail : zaid.alsagoff@gmail.comBlog : http://zaidlearn.blogspot.com/Twitter: http://twitter.com/zaidlearnIMU : http://imu.edu.myDID : +603-2731 7327Ext. : 3115