IRC- II Seminar 3
Presented by
J.K.Saini – M.Tech ET- Sem. II

My reflection on learning from reading of
the book ..
“ Lit...
26-11-2013

IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century
2
Fluencies by J.K.Saini
IN THE HEART OF A TEACHER IS A STUDENT
• “ A teacher can never
truly teach unless she is
learning herself. A lamp
can neve...
st
21

Century Fluencies
for the Digital Age

26-11-2013

IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century
4
Fluencies by J.K.Saini
School Smart V/s Street Smart Kids
School Smart Kids
• High achiever students
• Can do well in exams
• Possess necessary s...
School smart + Street Smart
• We are to help students to be both School
Smart and Street Smart
Their success in work and l...
In a traditional classroom, 80 to 85 % of the work that students do in
class is focussed on factual recall and lower level...
Our school structures –some facts
• Our schools were designed for the era in which
three quarters of population were emplo...
Literacy is not enough ….
21st Century learning
environment will provide
students with most in
demand skills, those that
c...
Some facts
• 50,000 factories closed in the U.S in the past
20 years .( Change in technology and the
nature of work)

26-1...
Achieving Street Smart and School
Smart
• We need a major shift in the existing
educational paradigm. This shift demands t...
Basic Traditional Literacy Skills
-Three Rs

Reading
Writing and
Arithmetic
26-11-2013

IRC- II presentation on - 21st Cen...
21st Century Literacy Skills

These
are
more
than the
three Rs
26-11-2013

• In the information media age our students
sho...
21st Century
Fluencies…..

26-11-2013

IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century
Fluencies by J.K.Saini

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Solution Fluency
6 Ds of Solution fluency

Define the problem –
because you need to
know exactly what you
are doing before...
In 21st Century, learning environment, we provide
problems that are interesting and relevant to
students, problems whose s...
Because of InfoWhelm, data is
increasing dramatically, facts are
becoming obsolete faster, and
knowledge built on these fa...
Some factsComputing capacity is increasing at 58% annually,
Telecommunication at 28 %, storage capacity in digital
format ...
Information Fluency- The process
Ask good questions, in order to get good answers
Acquire multiple sources and types of
in...
How artistic proficiency
adds meaning through
design, art, and storytelling.
We are all creative people.
This means that c...
Creative Fluency-the process
Identify
problem and the
desired outcome.

Inspire yourself
through seeking
information, idea...
Media Fluency

In our multimedia world,
communication has moved
far beyond the realm of
text. Our visual learning
capacity...
Media Fluency-its
components

Listen

• To the message – verbalize and
verify
• To the medium – the form, flow and
alignme...
Collaboration
Fluency

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Collaboration Fluency
is team-working
proficiency
characterized by the
unconscious abil...
Collaboration Fluency- the
process

Establish

• the group, norms, roles, responsibilities, etc

Envision

• the purpose a...
Global Digital
Citizen
We have become elevated to the
status of global citizens, both
socially and as a workforce. As
such...
Global Digital Citizenship

Principles
of a
Student’s
Digital
Citizenshi
p contract

Respect
themselves

Learning shifts f...
Essential pedagogical guidelines for 21st Century
Learning?

26-11-2013

IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century
Fluencies ...
Give them a project based assignment ( Solution Fluency)

Allow them to use all sources for search ( Information Fluency)
...
References
www.fluency21.com
www.google.com ( for select images)

26-11-2013

IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century
Fluen...
26-11-2013

IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century
Fluencies by J.K.Saini

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  1. 1. IRC- II Seminar 3 Presented by J.K.Saini – M.Tech ET- Sem. II My reflection on learning from reading of the book .. “ Literacy is not enough” 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 1
  2. 2. 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century 2 Fluencies by J.K.Saini
  3. 3. IN THE HEART OF A TEACHER IS A STUDENT • “ A teacher can never truly teach unless she is learning herself. A lamp can never light another flame unless it continue to burn its own flame.” Robindernath Tagore ( 1861-1941) Nobel Prize Laureate for Literature 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 3
  4. 4. st 21 Century Fluencies for the Digital Age 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century 4 Fluencies by J.K.Saini
  5. 5. School Smart V/s Street Smart Kids School Smart Kids • High achiever students • Can do well in exams • Possess necessary skills to effectively cram for tests and write the answers. • Inadequately prepared for life 26-11-2013 Street Smart kids • High level of thinking • Posses competencies to live and work in real world beyond school • Solve real life problems in real time IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 5
  6. 6. School smart + Street Smart • We are to help students to be both School Smart and Street Smart Their success in work and life depends upon their ability to apply old information and new information to new situations, problems and environment. 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 6
  7. 7. In a traditional classroom, 80 to 85 % of the work that students do in class is focussed on factual recall and lower level thinking procedure 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 7
  8. 8. Our school structures –some facts • Our schools were designed for the era in which three quarters of population were employed in agriculture and manufacturing jobs. • Today three quarter of the workforce are working in creative class and service class professions. If we want our students to survive in the culture and the workplace of 21st Century, ….. “literacy is not enough” • . 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 8
  9. 9. Literacy is not enough …. 21st Century learning environment will provide students with most in demand skills, those that cannot be easily outsourced, automated, or turned into software . These skills are • Creativity, • Lateral thinking, • Problem solving • Dealing with non-routine cognitive tasks. 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 9
  10. 10. Some facts • 50,000 factories closed in the U.S in the past 20 years .( Change in technology and the nature of work) 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 10
  11. 11. Achieving Street Smart and School Smart • We need a major shift in the existing educational paradigm. This shift demands that we rethink – The design of our school, our classrooms, and our learning environment. – Rethink about our instructional design, – What constitute learning ? and – What it means to be intelligent? – How we assess and evaluate students ? 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 11
  12. 12. Basic Traditional Literacy Skills -Three Rs Reading Writing and Arithmetic 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 12
  13. 13. 21st Century Literacy Skills These are more than the three Rs 26-11-2013 • In the information media age our students should have skills of • Information processing • Critical thinking • Problem solving • Use of new technologies • Understand the Principles of graphic deign, video and sound production, photo editing and imaginary storytelling • Competence with social networking • Online communication and • Digital citizenship IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 13
  14. 14. 21st Century Fluencies….. 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 14
  15. 15. Solution Fluency 6 Ds of Solution fluency Define the problem – because you need to know exactly what you are doing before you start Design up a process in an accurate and detailed action plan. 26-11-2013 Discover a solution, because planning prevents wasted efforts Deliver by putting the plan into action in both production and publishing the solution. IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini Dream up a process, one that is suitable. Debrief about process and results…. 15
  16. 16. In 21st Century, learning environment, we provide problems that are interesting and relevant to students, problems whose solution involve elements of mandated curriculum. 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 16
  17. 17. Because of InfoWhelm, data is increasing dramatically, facts are becoming obsolete faster, and knowledge built on these facts is less durable. Information fluency is the ability to unconsciously interpret this avalanche of data in all formats, in order to extract the essential and perceive its significance 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 17
  18. 18. Some factsComputing capacity is increasing at 58% annually, Telecommunication at 28 %, storage capacity in digital format at 23 %, , Communication capacities are doubling every 34 months Information has been expanding at this rate for the past one decade. 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 18
  19. 19. Information Fluency- The process Ask good questions, in order to get good answers Acquire multiple sources and types of information Analyse, authenticate and arrange the information Apply knowledge- to convert the vision into practice Assess the process and results- which is both a teacher and student practice 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 19
  20. 20. How artistic proficiency adds meaning through design, art, and storytelling. We are all creative people. This means that creativity can be taught and learned like any other skill. It’s a whole brain process that involves both hemispheres working together 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 20
  21. 21. Creative Fluency-the process Identify problem and the desired outcome. Inspire yourself through seeking information, ideas, connections etc Imagine what is possible 26-11-2013 Interpolate (find patterns) in the information Inspect idea – evaluate and assess IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 21
  22. 22. Media Fluency In our multimedia world, communication has moved far beyond the realm of text. Our visual learning capacity needs stimulation with rich media from a variety of different sources. Media fluency means being an effective consumer and producer of digital contents. 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 22
  23. 23. Media Fluency-its components Listen • To the message – verbalize and verify • To the medium – the form, flow and alignment Leverage • The message – content and outcome • The medium – audience, ability and criteria 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 23
  24. 24. Collaboration Fluency 26-11-2013 Collaboration Fluency is team-working proficiency characterized by the unconscious ability to work cooperatively with both real and virtual partners to solve real and simulated problems IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 24
  25. 25. Collaboration Fluency- the process Establish • the group, norms, roles, responsibilities, etc Envision • the purpose and outcome Engineer • The workable plan to achieve the goal. Execute • By the putting the plan into action. Examine • the process and outcome 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 25
  26. 26. Global Digital Citizen We have become elevated to the status of global citizens, both socially and as a workforce. As such, we need to understand that we must be able to communicate and collaborate with people of other cultures, both in person and in virtual environment. Learning shifts from the teacher to the student. And they are accountable for their learning. 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 26
  27. 27. Global Digital Citizenship Principles of a Student’s Digital Citizenshi p contract Respect themselves Learning shifts from the teachers to the students and they should be accountable for their Learning Protect themselves Respect others Protect others Respect intellectual property Protect intellectual property 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 27
  28. 28. Essential pedagogical guidelines for 21st Century Learning? 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 28
  29. 29. Give them a project based assignment ( Solution Fluency) Allow them to use all sources for search ( Information Fluency) Allow them to use their own ingenuity to present the final outcome ( Creativity Fluency) Make groups and allow sharing of information (collaboration) Advise them not to copy paste the work of others –rather take guidelines from the good work of others, respect diversity of culture, religion and language ( global Citizens) 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 29
  30. 30. References www.fluency21.com www.google.com ( for select images) 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 30
  31. 31. 26-11-2013 IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini 31

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