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21st Century Classrooms

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21st Century Classrooms

  1. 1. ClassroomsPre-21st Century
  2. 2. Classroom layout•Desks in rows•Board in front uhd.edu kidinthefrontrow.com
  3. 3. Classroom Visuals 49gym-athin.att.sch.gr vectronicsappleworld.com 49gym-athin.att.sch.gr wiusa.com
  4. 4. Technology in the Classroom benchmarkreviews.comvectronicsappleworld.com computer.yourdictionary.com
  5. 5. Classrooms Today in the 21st Century
  6. 6. Our classrooms today must meet the goals for future- ready students of the 21 st century?
  7. 7. •Twenty-first century technology and learning toolsare available and are supported by school facilities that have the capacity of 21st Century learning.
  8. 8. What is a 21st Century Classroom?• It is an engaging, technology-enabled environment that is appealing to 21st century learners are available today.• It provides many opportunities for students to learn using 21st Century Skills, such as; blogging, podcasting, presenting,• Technology is used as a resource in the learning process.
  9. 9. Smart ClassroomsThese make a remarkable difference on how teachers teach and how students learn.
  10. 10. Where are we now?• Rapid developments in technology havebrought many exciting changes to life in thenew millennium, presenting new challenges for schools. Multiple new literacies arerequired to navigate the “forest of signs and symbols” of our globalized media culture. (Douglas Kellner, UCLA)
  11. 11. Interactive Whiteboards Engages Students
  12. 12. Classrooms should provide Technology where students can use it as a resource in the learning process -- for information retrieval, communicatingwith others, building models of solutions, engaging in simulations, and making presentations.
  13. 13. Classrooms should provide technology to support instructional activities.
  14. 14. Presentations
  15. 15. Movies
  16. 16. Laptops Level the Playing Field “Certainly there are families who cant afford a laptop for theirchildren, and those kids who dont get one are going to be behind forever until we do something to catch them up.” (Law)
  17. 17. “Smart Toys”Leap Pads for Letter Recognition
  18. 18. Smart Board Tables for Phonemic Awareness
  19. 19. Technological Components Used Today•Digital cameras•Overheadprojectors•Ipads•Laptops•Ipods•GPS devices
  20. 20. Wilkes County Schools has provided the school infrastructure necessary for 21st Century technology.• All classrooms have high speed internet access and wireless connectivity;• Currently all 4th and 5th graders are provided Personal handheld computing devices;• Currently 600 classrooms are identified as Smart Classrooms (SMART Board, laptop for teacher, and data projector);• Students in 6th and 7th grades issued mini-laptops;• Students in 11th and 12th grades issued laptops
  21. 21. Why do we need 21st Classrooms?• Wilkes County saw their graduation rate increase from 63%-73% in a six year span.• It engages all learners.• Engaged learners results in a higher level of achievement.• Today’s kids have grown up in a digital world.
  22. 22. Citations• http://www.idecorp.com/philosophy/newpage21.htm• http://www.wvschools.com/harrisoncounty/21classroom/technologyinteg ration.html• http://www.edb.utexas.edu/education/centers/ltc/news/2009/21stcen/• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Wilkesboro,_North_Carolina• http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3751379
  23. 23. Components of Classrooms of the Future
  24. 24. Tablets instead of books
  25. 25. Multi-touch desk www.engadget.com
  26. 26. Multi-use Desk www.thedesignblog.org
  27. 27. Technology galore! news.bbc.co.uk
  28. 28. Video streaming of teachers and other classes from around the world www.nsa.com
  29. 29. 3d Projectors will make class subjects come to life. www.sharp.com
  30. 30. 21 st Century Around the World
  31. 31. Saya, Japanese Robot TeacherA primary-school class in Japan is being taught by a robot that can express sixemotions, take class rolls, assign basic tasks and speak several languages. Therobot is controlled by a human, and is not expected to replace humanteachers.
  32. 32. Italy- In this classroom showing each Singaporestudent with a netbook
  33. 33. Middle East model of 21st Century
  34. 34. This class is being taught from China to students aroundthe world.

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