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TECHNOLOGY ENGAGES 21 ST  CENTURY LEARNERS
THE FASHION TRAIN Your parents can always embarrass you. Especially the way they dress. See, 'cause I have a theory. I thi...
80's 90's 70's 00's We can climb off the technology train too   We don’t see the point of replacing something that still w...
TECHNOLOGY TRAIN DEMOGRAPHICS When new technology comes out where do you tend to fall?
Classic.. But kinda retro Overheads still do the job
NEWER, BETTER No transparencies needed Projects  Papers Artwork 3-D objects Connects to microscopes Saves images to computer
The  medium  cannot overcome  the  method  or the  message
PowerPoints can be just as snooze-inducing as a completely covered overhead transparency
Boomers have always had television   Gen Xers have always had video games Millennials have always had computers & cell pho...
TEACHER COMFORT ZONE TECHNOLOGY
COMMUNICATION VALUES Entrepreneur Magazine , 2009. Millennials Gen Xers Boomers Converse Text & IM Social Media Cell phone...
THEY’RE WIRED 75% of Millennials have a profile on social media like Facebook or MySpace 83% sleep with their cell phones ...
COMMUNICATION <ul><li>If we want to  </li></ul><ul><li>impact our students beyond test day  </li></ul><ul><li>prepare them...
FIND A BALANCE <ul><li>Engaged  Disciplined </li></ul><ul><li>Spontaneous Procedural </li></ul><ul><li>Visual Media Writte...
21 ST  CENTURY LEARNER’S MIND
ENGAGED LEARNING Engagement Passive Active Case Study Voting Debate Problem Solving Real Project Games Facilitated Discuss...
If you climbed off the technology train  years ago…  CLIMB BACK ABOARD
SMARTBOARD This is an interactive whiteboard that can be used with your computer to engage learners
CAMERA PROJECTOR
WEB 2.0  TOOLS
PRIVATE WIKI <ul><li>Miss Baker’s Biology Class Wiki </li></ul>Content can be public or private but adding content or edit...
BLOGS <ul><li>FREE TECHNOLOGY FOR TEACHERS </li></ul>Blogs  allow us to publish online in a public space
WIKI <ul><li>COOL TOOLS FOR SCHOOL </li></ul>In this public  Wiki  teachers post lesson plans, helpful web sites, projects...
OUTLOOK Collaboration is a skill that makes us stronger as educators.  Using collaborative tools like Outlook calendar is ...
Edline is the  COMMUNICATION   tool our school uses for teachers use to communicate with parents and students.  SYLLIBUS, ...
ENGAGE RIDE THIS TRAIN Excellence comes with practice and you can’t practice what you don’t try!   TRY SOMETHING NEW
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21st Century Technology Skills for Educators

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21st Century Technology Skills for Educators

  1. 1. TECHNOLOGY ENGAGES 21 ST CENTURY LEARNERS
  2. 2. THE FASHION TRAIN Your parents can always embarrass you. Especially the way they dress. See, 'cause I have a theory. I think your parents are riding along on the fashion train, and one day they go &quot;that's it, I ain't going any farther.&quot;  - Jeff Foxworthy
  3. 3. 80's 90's 70's 00's We can climb off the technology train too We don’t see the point of replacing something that still works We can’t afford to upgrade We just don’t want to deal with the learning curve
  4. 4. TECHNOLOGY TRAIN DEMOGRAPHICS When new technology comes out where do you tend to fall?
  5. 5. Classic.. But kinda retro Overheads still do the job
  6. 6. NEWER, BETTER No transparencies needed Projects Papers Artwork 3-D objects Connects to microscopes Saves images to computer
  7. 7. The medium cannot overcome the method or the message
  8. 8. PowerPoints can be just as snooze-inducing as a completely covered overhead transparency
  9. 9. Boomers have always had television Gen Xers have always had video games Millennials have always had computers & cell phones
  10. 10. TEACHER COMFORT ZONE TECHNOLOGY
  11. 11. COMMUNICATION VALUES Entrepreneur Magazine , 2009. Millennials Gen Xers Boomers Converse Text & IM Social Media Cell phone E-mail Cell Phone IM E-mail Cell Phone Face to face Problem Solve Brainstorm in group Online Research List solutions independently then call a meeting Think about what worked in the past then call a meeting Seek Respect Ideas values Professionalism and knowledge valued Experience and input valued
  12. 12. THEY’RE WIRED 75% of Millennials have a profile on social media like Facebook or MySpace 83% sleep with their cell phones 88% use their cell phones to text
  13. 13. COMMUNICATION <ul><li>If we want to </li></ul><ul><li>impact our students beyond test day </li></ul><ul><li>prepare them for higher education </li></ul><ul><li>Inspire them to become lifelong learners </li></ul><ul><li>We have to embrace the tools they use to communicate </li></ul>
  14. 14. FIND A BALANCE <ul><li>Engaged Disciplined </li></ul><ul><li>Spontaneous Procedural </li></ul><ul><li>Visual Media Written word </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive Independent </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-tasked Focused </li></ul><ul><li>Process Content </li></ul><ul><li>Speed Deliberation </li></ul>
  15. 15. 21 ST CENTURY LEARNER’S MIND
  16. 16. ENGAGED LEARNING Engagement Passive Active Case Study Voting Debate Problem Solving Real Project Games Facilitated Discussion Lecture Q & A
  17. 17. If you climbed off the technology train years ago… CLIMB BACK ABOARD
  18. 18. SMARTBOARD This is an interactive whiteboard that can be used with your computer to engage learners
  19. 19. CAMERA PROJECTOR
  20. 20. WEB 2.0 TOOLS
  21. 21. PRIVATE WIKI <ul><li>Miss Baker’s Biology Class Wiki </li></ul>Content can be public or private but adding content or editing is always limited to members
  22. 22. BLOGS <ul><li>FREE TECHNOLOGY FOR TEACHERS </li></ul>Blogs allow us to publish online in a public space
  23. 23. WIKI <ul><li>COOL TOOLS FOR SCHOOL </li></ul>In this public Wiki teachers post lesson plans, helpful web sites, projects, and other online resources relevant to technology in the classroom
  24. 24. OUTLOOK Collaboration is a skill that makes us stronger as educators. Using collaborative tools like Outlook calendar is a way to help us balance the demands we place upon our students.
  25. 25. Edline is the COMMUNICATION tool our school uses for teachers use to communicate with parents and students. SYLLIBUS, LESSON PLANS, ASSIGNMENTS, GRADES, HANDOUTS, LINKS, EMAIL
  26. 26. ENGAGE RIDE THIS TRAIN Excellence comes with practice and you can’t practice what you don’t try! TRY SOMETHING NEW

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