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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? This presentation explores ...

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? This presentation explores some of the ingredients (DNA) top educators in the 21st century have, and how we can learn from them, and reinvent ourselves to reach our true potential as an educator. Remember that many of the slides could be a lecture on their own (refer to URL provided to discover more), so please take your time exploring this presentation :)

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  • DNA of 21 stCentury Educator Zaid Ali Alsagoff
  • DNA Habits Knowledge Skills Heart Passion Behavior Attitude21st Century Educator?
  • DNA of a21st Century Educator? Source: http://www.facebook.com/questions/244367269001721/ LIC: http://www.facebook.com/groups/t4t2011/
  • CONTENTS 1 3 Design 4 Empower2 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… 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/
  • 8 Habits of Highly Effective… Andrew Churches http://www.masternewmedia.org/teaching-skills-what-21st-century-educators-need-to-learn-to-survive/
  • You Believe, You Receive! “In experiment after experiment, it has been demonstrated that when teachersEXPECT their students to perform well, the students work hard and live up to their teacher’s expectations.” Brian Tracy http://www.slideshare.net/coolcatteacher/12-habits-of-the-top-21st-century-teacher
  • 12 Habits of the Top 21st Century Teachers1. I believe in myself, my students, and my school and transform situations by removing barriers and with my positive attitude.2. My classroom evolves and connects with multiple audiences, peers, and cultures using both synchronous and asynchronous communications methods.3. In my classroom, students are involved in the evolution of technology integration.4. promote change by influencing BEHAVIOR, which I do not confuse with outcomes.5. I connect myself to a good personal learning network.6. I connect to myself through exercise, humor, time alone and time with family. http://www.slideshare.net/coolcatteacher/12-habits-of-the-top-21st-century-teacher Vicki Davis
  • 12 Habits of the Top 21st Century Teachers7. I use vicarious learning and the teachable moment.8. Learning is a habit embedded in my weekly routines.9. I examine assessment carefully because my classroom becomes a product of what I measure.10. I model and discuss digital citizenship by holding students accountable and including them.11. I embrace multisensory learning.12. Out of love and respect, I work hard to find and encourage the strengths in every child. http://www.slideshare.net/coolcatteacher/12-habits-of-the-top-21st-century-teacher Vicki Davis
  • 14 The 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
  • 12 Rules1. 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
  • How do WE Nurture… Global Graduates? The Y-Z Generations? Students for the Innovation Economy? Students for jobs not yet invented? Students’ Language Barrier to Thinking? 21st Century skills required in the workplace?
  • Route 21 • Critical Thinking • Problem Solving • Creativity • Innovation • Communication • CollaborationA Roadmap For 21st Century Learning http://www.21stcenturyskills.org/route21/
  • The Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy…Generating new Higher-Levelideas, products, processes, or Create Thinkingways of viewing things. Evaluate Analyze Apply Understand Lower-level Remember Thinking http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/Bloom%27s+Digital+Taxonomy
  • 21st Century Educators use Technology to..
  • How Are We Using Technology in _____? http://c4lpt.co.uk/smartworkersguide/
  • Personal Learning Environment (PLE)? Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011 http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com/2010/07/anatomy-of-ple.html
  • Examples of PLEsA collection of PLEs: http://edtechpost.wikispaces.com/PLE+Diagrams
  • Just in Time Training To You (JiT2U) Great resources to gently introduce the concepts and potentials of Social media and Web 2.0 tools for educators and learners. http://jitzu.ukm.my/web20/ http://www.scoop.it/t/web-2-0-learning-teaching
  • 21st Educators are Lifelong Learners! http://zaidlearn.blogspot.com/2012/06/imu-ls-10-10-ways-to-be-better-learner.html
  • Reuse/Remix Open Educational Resources RDN ICONEX Harvey Project MERLOT UT OCW SciQ JHSPH OCW eGranary Digital Library MIT OCW Wikipedia CLOE ARIADNE Fathom Archive W3Schools Gutenberg Project PEOI WOW! DLORN Stanford on iTunes CAREO SOFIA CORE OAISTER e-LeeConnexions USU OCW Tufts OCW OLI OOPS Open Yale Courses WebJunction Lydia Global Repositoryhttp://zaidlearn.blogspot.com/2012/06/oer-101-workshop-at-usm-round-2.html
  • Good Starting Point to OER! http://www.slideshare.net/zaid/oer-talk-at-ukm
  • (Re)Using: OER Rapid e-Learning Tools Social Media http://zaidlearn.blogspot.com/2012/01/imu-ls-03-how-to-become-rapid-e.html
  • For Example Prof. Karim Uses… http://onestoplearning.blogspot.com/
  • Infuse Creativity & STORIFY Learning! http://sirkenrobinson.com/skr/watch
  • http://cogdogblog.com/stuff/amazing10/
  • 21st Century Educators Contextualize & … http://zaidlearn.blogspot.com/2012/05/imu-ls-09-using-technogogy-for-engaging.html
  • Finally, 21st Educators Have Fun & … http://zaidlearn.blogspot.com/2012/05/gamify-to-amplify-learning-experience.html
  • Gamify Learning in the Classroom?12345 Poll Everywhere: http://www.polleverywhere.com/
  • OER Workshop at USM (27 – 28 June, 2012)
  • Purpose of a Lecture?Lectures should be:  Lively  Educative  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… http://youtu.be/97oTDANuZco
  • Remember! http://www.brainrules.net/
  • 10-Minute Rule After 10 minutes, audience attention steadily drops. Do something emotionally relevant at each 10- minute mark to regain attention (story, video, activity, question, joke, etc.) http://www.brainrules.net/
  • 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…
  • Construct Learning Spaces that…http://www.educause.edu/research-and-publications/books/learning-spaces
  • RETHINK Classroom Learning! http://www.knewton.com/flipped-classroom/
  • Flipped Classroom! http://youtu.be/26pxh_qMppE
  • Flipped Classroom Model for Higher Education? Jackie Gerstein http://usergeneratededucation.wordpress.com/tag/flipped-classroom/
  • http://www.khanacademy.org/
  • Explore Learning Beyond…http://zaidlearn.blogspot.com/2012/03/imu-ls-06-from-tinkering-to-tottering.html
  • What about a 100,000-Student Classroom? In the fall of 2011 Peter Norvig taught a class with Sebastian Thrun on artificial intelligence at Stanford, which was also offered online for free. Over 160,000 students from more than 190 countries enrolled for the online course. http://www.ted.com/talks/peter_norvig_the_100_000_student_classroom.html
  • More Importantly… 23,000 students passed the online course (253 got perfect scores). Professor Thrun has taught more students the subject than all of the rest of the computer science professors in the world. The 23,000 who passed the course represent more students than most faculty will teach in their career. Out of the 200 Stanford students attending the traditional course, only 41 were in class at the end of the course. The other 159 opted for the online asynchronous presentation. 410 online students outperformed the top Stanford student! Students are teaching students (Q&A ranking system). Students themselves translated the class for free from English into 44 languages. The on-campus passing rate was the highest ever. More: http://www.masternewmedia.org/future-education-breaking-connection-learning-assessment/ More: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/05/opinion/bennett-udacity-education/
  • 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?http://zaidlearn.blogspot.com/2011/01/student-blogging-project-to-promote.html
  • Constructive Alignment"Good teaching is getting most students to use the higher cognitive level processes that the more academic students use spontaneously.” -John Biggs http://daimi.au.dk/~brabrand/short-film/
  • Use a Variety of Methods to… Assess more !
  • Authentic Learning?9 Elements of Authentic Learning:1. Provide authentic contexts that reflect the way the knowledge will be used in real life2. Provide authentic tasks and activities3. Provide access to expert performances and the modelling of processes4. Provide multiple roles and perspectives5. Support collaborative construction of knowledge6. Promote reflection to enable abstractions to be formed7. Promote articulation to enable tacit knowledge to be made explicit8. Provide coaching and scaffolding by the teacher at critical times9. Provide for authentic assessment of learning within the tasks. http://web.me.com/janherrington/AuthenticLearning/Home.html
  • Embrace Rubrics & e-Portfolio to… E-Portfolio
  • Assess Learning Beyond Theory!
  • 21st Century Educators Continuously Reflect… LEARNING Sharing Feedback
  • 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
  • This is the …WE ALL LEARN! Curtis Bonkhttp://zaidlearn.blogspot.com/2012/03/imu-ls-06-from-tinkering-to-tottering.html
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/mcleod/3105191883/
  • “To be an effective 21st-century teacher,a teacher must first possess the very same 21st-century skills that theirstudents are expected to have. And, inaddition to those skills, they must be able tohelp all of their students obtain and develop 21st-century skills.” Mamzelle Adolphine http://engage.intel.com/thread/8412
  • 21st Educators Don’t Wait for Training! http://zaidlearn.blogspot.com/2009/08/secret-recipe-to-delivering-world-class.html
  • You Are Not Alone, Please Join Us! http://www.facebook.com/groups/t4t2011/
  • Are YOU a Learning Gladiator? Mission:"To Rid the World of Bad Learning & Teaching!" http://bit.ly/LYOLOD
  • There is Much More, but Time is Time! The 21st Century Educator’s DNA covered in this presentation…
  • 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 their learning and teaching online to gain more feedback and be part of the global learning conversation. Transform themselves to become better educators proactively through self-learning.
  • 21st Century Educators have Passion with Attitude! "Those who cant do, teach"? I beg to differ, and here is my response on behalf of educators everywhere. Taylor Mali http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/taylor_mali_what_teachers_make.html
  • Remember! “Insanity: doing the same thing over andover again and expecting different results.” - Albert Einstein Don’t be afraid to explore possibilities!
  • My Online Learning Crib! Have a ZaidLearn!http://zaidlearn.blogspot.com/
  • ‘IMU Learning Series’ is about connecting inspiring and exceptional educators around the world to… JOIN THE LEARNING ADVENTURE!http://tinyurl.com/6o62xrb
  • 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