+ 21st Century Skills Overview Life/Career Skills Learning and Innovation Skills Critical Thinking Communication Collaboration Creativity Information, Media, and Technology Skills Core Subjects
+ P21 & New Jersey Goals: To help students understand, connect to and act on critical global issues by integrating 21st century perspectives into curricula in all Core Curriculum Content Standards areas To connect student acquisition of international literacies to real world experiences both in New Jersey and beyond state and national borders To enhance teacher capacity for 21st century teaching excellence through pre-service education, professional development and opportunities for exchange and study abroad
+ Things to Think About… Social media affects offline behavior How does it affect the classroom? Kids are learning on iPads Where is this learning taking place? Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Google are banned in China Where else are they banned?
+ This means… Our students are living in a world where… Information does not need to be memorized It is at their fingertips! Information comes in and from different medias Thoughts of others are valued more than experts Collaboration is key! Information is gathered through collaboration Their world is social!
+ Introduction of Tools Voicethread Wall Wisher Glogster
+ Voicethread: About A collaborative multimedia slide show that includes… Images Audio Video Text Commenting in five ways!
+ Glogster: About Virtual, multimedia posters Includesimages, audio, video, animation, and external links Visual representation of student knowledge Visual and media literacy No collaboration on creation
+ Pros and Cons Voicethread Wall Wisher Glogster EDU Only? X X Password X Approval X protected? Collaboration X X in Creation? Free? X Multimedia X X X Friendly? Can it be X X X embedded? Privacy X X Settings?
+ Other Ideas Blogs Blogger, WordPress, Edublogs Wikis Wikispaces, PB Wiki Podcasting Audacity, Vocaroo Microblogging Twitter, Edmodo, Schoology Find these on the Resources page!