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21st Century Skills for English Language Learners

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  1. 1. Henrietta Siemens, Ph.D., Director Instructional Technology Support and TESOL Program School of Education Fresno Pacific University Saroyan CATESOL Keynote Fresno, CA February 23, 2008
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  6. 17. (Adopted from Iiyoshi, Hannafin, and Wang, 2005) Tool Category Tool Function Tool Type Information Seeking Identify, locate, retrieve relevant information Digital libraries, keyword searches, websites, wikipedia, online dictionaries Information Presentation Present relevant information in variety of formats to enhance interpretation Discussion boards, blogs, spreadsheets, Google docs/maps Knowledge Organization Establish conceptual relationships, reconstruct and manipulate information Concept maps, powerpoint, graphic organizers, smartboards Knowledge Integration Connect existing with new knowledge, test relationship between them, process at deeper levels Simulation tools, concept maps, games Knowledge Generation Mirror knowledge generation process, generate and manipulate new knowledge, represent new knowledge flexibly and meaningfully iMovie or MovieMaker Web page development wikis
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  10. 28. Partnership for 21 st Century Skills   North Central Regional Educational Laboratory   21 st Century Learning – “We’re not even close” (By Dave Nagel)   What’s it like where you live?   Derek’s Blog (on Maximizing impact of technology)   Article and examples from an ELL teacher   What is information Literacy?  
  11. 29. Best blogs in education - awards   The Fischbowl – by Karl ISTE Standards – Blog   Why have a blog? By Lee Lefever   Google LifeTrip – Interview in Bangkok (interview, translation, reporting skills)   Digital Storytelling with Primary Access