Jana21st century is truly where we live today and our own teaching and learning needs to reflect just thatIt is no longer preparing them for what they might need but truly honouring them where they are at.
Middle East conflicts – Technology was a huge catalyst
“I used totell studentsknowledgeis power.No longer.It isn’t. It’sall just aGoogleaway.Power restsin how toUSEknowledge.”~ Dr. Jeff Goldstein http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Media/Pix/pictures/2007/10/30/Google460.jpg
• 1. Creativity and Innovation • 2. Communication and Collaboration • 3. Research and Information FluencyNational EducationalTechnology Standards • 4. Critical Thinking, Problem(NETS) Standards Solving, and Decision Making • 5. Digital Citizenship • 6. Technology Operations and Concepts http://www.iste.org/standards/nets-for-students.aspx
Curriculum Connections “ The competencies are Renewed Curricula:Understanding Outcomes addressed through all areas of Fall 2010 study and through school and classroom routines, relationships, and environments. Such inclusive, culturally diverse, resource- rich environments include increasingly networked, technology-rich classrooms." http://www.education.gov.sk.ca/Default.aspx?DN=009f8df1-406a-47d8-a44b-cfc25544852b
J…the teacher is the ‘lead learner’ and‘the classroom walls are boundless.’ ~Sarah Wessling Brown 2010 National Teacher of the Year http://www.flickr.com/photos/langwitches/4346427685/