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Orange County FL EXPO 2011 by Kylene Beers and Robert Probst

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Presentation to the Orange County School District, FL, regarding effective 21st century schools by Kylene Beers and Robert Probst

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Orange County FL EXPO 2011 by Kylene Beers and Robert Probst

  1. 1. EXPO 2011<br />Kylene Beers<br />Robert E. Probst<br />Twitter.com/kbeers<br />Beers.probst@gmail<br />Critical Components of Effective 21st Century Schools<br />beers.probst@gmail.com<br />
  2. 2. Critical Components of Effective 21st Century Schools<br />1. <br />Understand the Shift in literacy demands<br />beers.probst@gmail.com<br />
  3. 3. To understand how the “how” is changing, let’s look back to the literacy demands of an earlier time…<br />beers.probst@gmail.com<br />
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  10. 10. 21st Century Literacies Definition<br />In order to thrive in an increasingly interdependent, global society, students need to acquire the full range of 21st century literacies. As defined by NCTE, 21st century literacies are essential to student achievement; they include the ability to…<br />beers.probst@gmail.com<br />
  11. 11. Develop proficiency with the tools of technology<br />Build relationships with others to pose and solve problems collaboratively and cross-culturally<br />Design and share information for global communities to meet a variety of purposes<br />Manage, analyze, and synthesize multiple streams of simultaneous information<br />Create, critique, analyze, and evaluate multi-media texts<br />Attend to the ethical responsibilities required by these complex environments<br />beers.probst@gmail.com<br />
  12. 12. Critical Components of Effective 21st Century Schools<br />1. <br />Understand the Shift in literacy demands<br />2.<br />Highly engaged school community (faculty, students, parents)<br />beers.probst@gmail.com<br />
  13. 13. “When the profit motive becomes unmoored from the purpose motive, bad things happen.”<br />beers.probst@gmail.com<br />
  14. 14. Critical Components of Effective 21st Century Schools<br />1. <br />Understand the Shift in literacy demands<br />2.<br />Highly engaged school community<br /> (faculty, students, parents)<br />3.<br />Highly skilled readers and writers for Content Areas<br />beers.probst@gmail.com<br />
  15. 15. Which is the effective literacy school?<br />The school with the best literacy program that money can buy.<br />The school with the best intervention program that quickly and effectively helps students who struggle the most.<br />The school with the most classrooms where high-quality reading and writing instruction is readily available.<br />beers.probst@gmail.com<br />
  16. 16. Principal as Literacy Leader<br />Shared goal-setting; on-going PD<br />Instruction<br />Scheduling<br />Materials<br />So, what are the critical components for building reading success?<br />beers.probst@gmail.com<br />
  17. 17. Reading Volume of <br />Fifth-Grade Students of Different Levels of Achievement<br />(Based on In and Out of School Reading Logs)<br />Anderson, Wilson, & Fielding, 1988<br />beers.probst@gmail.com<br />
  18. 18. Study to read<br />“Is there a bidirectional relationship between children’s reading skills and reading motivation?” <br />By Paul L. Morgan<br />Winter 2007, Council for Exceptional Children<br />TIME<br />Will<br />Skill<br />beers.probst@gmail.com<br />
  19. 19. Critical Components of Effective 21st Century Schools<br />1. <br />Understand the Shift in literacy demands<br />2.<br />Highly engaged school community (faculty, students, parents)<br />3.<br />Highly skilled readers and writers for Content Areas<br />4.<br />Fluid use of multiple tech tools<br />beers.probst@gmail.com<br />
  20. 20. Are you a stranger, visitor, or resident?<br />Wordle Flickr You Tube<br />Del.icio.us IM Popplets<br />Digg Twitter Second Life<br />Skype MMORPG Polleverywhere<br />Evernote Ning GoogleLitTrips<br />Podcasts Diigo Facebook <br />Blogs Email Tagging<br />Wiki Text Jottit<br />Naturally Speaking Google Docs Typewith.me<br />beers.probst@gmail.com<br />
  21. 21. Critical Components of Effective 21st Century Schools<br />1. <br />Understand the Shift in literacy demands<br />2.<br />Highly engaged school community <br />(faculty, students, parents)<br />3.<br />Highly skilled readers and writers for Content Areas<br />4.<br />Fluid use of multiple tech tools<br />beers.probst@gmail.com<br />
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  23. 23. “When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”<br /> --Wayne Otto<br />beers.probst@gmail.com<br />
  24. 24. “In the future, how we educate our children may prove to be more important than how much we educate them.”<br />The World is Flat<br /> Thomas Friedman<br />beers.probst@gmail.com<br />
  25. 25. Learn More<br />Twitter/KyleneBeers<br /> or Twitter/BobProbst<br />KyleneBeers.com (Kylene’s blog)<br />beers.probst@gmail.com<br />Article from us on why reading lit is important:<br /> Bit.ly/f79ziP<br />Slides at Slideshare.com<br />Summer Reading Institute in San Antonio, Texas, June 19-22, 2011<br />Summer Reading Institute in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, June 26-30, 2011<br />Info for both at www.heinemann.com (click on workshops)<br />beers.probst@gmail.com<br />

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