Keynote at Alaska Society of Technology Education


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  • Licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-share alike license. kids have tasted the
  • Learning doesn’t stop at schoolKids are constantly connectedHow can we tap into that amazingly motivating and engaging resource
  • How and when they interact should be guided but not forced
  • When learning is social they develop a closer peer network because of common interests.
  • Think pair share
  • Independent learnersFocus on learning how to learn with technologyMotivated and engaged in self improvement
  • Lifelong learnersCan learn how to learnIndependent learnersMetacognitiveIntrinsically motivated Focus on self improvement
  • Natural navigators.
  • Are critical thinkers.Evaluate information for authenticity, relevance and bias.Evaluate tools for applicability and effectiveness. Intuitively filter and focus.Chicken mcnuggets are made of pink goopSNOOP
  • Able to create something new and communicate those ideas with a wide audience in an appropriate wayUsing multiple media to send a message
  • Cross cultural collaboration class
  • Time, space, location are not boundariesIntercultural understandingSuccessful collaboration around a focused goal
  • Students today are different in the fact that 20 years ago you had leaders and followers in peer groups. Now students assume both roles in different groups or circumstances…it is no longer the quarterback and the head cheerleader
  • Cloud computingGoogledocsAbility to share anytime anywhere
  • Noelle and youtubealgorightms to solveI used to take it apart to solve it or remove the stickers
  • Access to tools IN THE CLASSROOMAt schoolAt home
  • Big ideas and global challenges
  • One size fits one
  • If it is relevant to students it will engage them
  • How are you going to change your practice to:Meet the needs of all learnersMeet the needs of the future learnersImprove professional practice
  • As our time here draws to a close I would like to leave you with a thought more so a challenge take a chance and remember that every child that passes through the door of your classroom deserves the same opportunity for success and the same opportunity to fail, when they fail as we all do…pick them up dust them off and have them try again because without failing they may never learn how great it feels to finally succeed!
  • Keynote at Alaska Society of Technology Education

    1. 1. The 21st CenturyLearner Jeffrey Piontek
    2. 2. Learning to Change:Our kids have tasted the honey. Student Voices
    3. 3. INSERT VIDEO
    4. 4. learners literacy classroom
    5. 5. part 1learners
    6. 6. life outside the classroom
    7. 7. always on
    8. 8. interaction is expected
    9. 9. social
    10. 10. highly customized experiences
    11. 11. increasingly digital
    12. 12. constantly connected
    13. 13. instantaccess
    14. 14. producers + consumersprosumers
    15. 15. their average classroom experience
    16. 16. what do 21st century learners experience in your classroom?
    17. 17. part 2Literacy or literacies?
    18. 18. what is21st centuryliteracy?
    19. 19. effective learners
    20. 20. effective learners are… lifelong learners
    21. 21. effective learners are… natural navigators
    22. 22. effective learners are… critical thinkers and evaluators
    23. 23. effectivecommunicators&creators
    24. 24. effective communicators & creators are… to create something new
    25. 25. effective communicators & creators are… to communicate across culture, time & distance
    26. 26. effective communicators & creators are…
    27. 27. effective global collaborators
    28. 28. effective global collaborators are… able to collaborate to reach common goals
    29. 29. effective global collaborators are… able to lead or follow
    30. 30. effective global collaborators have… no boundaries
    31. 31. Part 3classroom
    32. 32. networked student
    33. 33. focus on problem solving
    34. 34. down classroom walls
    35. 35. embracedigitaltools
    36. 36. designreal-worldchallenges
    37. 37. audience
    38. 38. connectedlearning networked
    39. 39.
    40. 40. customizedlearning experience
    41. 41. make it relevant
    42. 42. across all grade levels and subject areas
    43. 43. a moment for self reflection
    44. 44. Mahalo Jeff