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Teaching the 21st century learner


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Using technology in the classroom to reach the 21st Century learner.

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Teaching the 21st century learner

  1. 1. Teaching the 21st Century Learner<br />By Julie Sherer<br />
  2. 2. They used to sit quietly in desks and read from books.<br />Now they are using technology to enhance learning.<br />Children learn differently today than they used to.<br />
  3. 3. Teachers are having to update their technology skills to meet the needs of today's learners.<br />
  4. 4. Why is teaching with technology important?<br />
  5. 5. Excuses some teachers use for not wanting to use technology.<br />
  6. 6. I pod <br />X box <br />Wii<br />Cell phones<br />These devices provide children with instant access to the internet and all that comes with it. It is our responsibility to teach them to do so safely and be informed.<br />Ways children are plugged in today:<br />
  7. 7. Budget cutbacks hold a great number of campuses back from going forward with technology. One way around this is writing grants for technology.<br /><br />Grant writing USA provides workshops across America.<br />Budget Shortfalls<br />
  8. 8. In 6 years the trend of on line classes will be 10%<br />By the year 2019, it is expected to increase to 50%.<br />Trend of on line classes<br />
  9. 9. It is time for us to step us our game and learn what is out there.<br />
  10. 10. Learn what technology is available at your campus.<br />What funds are being spent on technology and training.<br />Who can you use as a resource on your campus?<br />Where can you sign up for training?<br />What training will yield the best results for you and your students?<br />How can we as educators do this?<br />
  11. 11.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Websites for children and teachers<br />