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21st Century Skills, Literacies & Fluency

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Are they Buzz words? A cliche? Another Fad? Or are we in the middle of an educational revolution?

We are a decade into this ”21st century” that seems to be part of labels for everything in education these days. What does it mean to be literate in 2010? What will being educated mean for the class of 2023?
Let’s look at some of these terms, their implication for our schools, and examples of educators who have embraced “new forms” of teaching and learning.
Learn how you can look past the semantics and work towards preparing your teachers and students for the future, not the past.
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21st Century Skills, Literacies & Fluency

  1. Buzz So What? New Forms
  2. 21st Century Skills, Literacies & Fluency Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano Educational Consultant GloballyConnectedLearning.com Langwitches.org/blog
  3. Buzz
  4. What does it mean to be educated?
  5. The illiterate of the 21st Century will not be the ones who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn. Alvin Toffler
  6. Information Literacy
  7. Media Literacy Media Literacy
  8. Global Literacy Global Literacy
  9. Network Literacy Network Literacy
  10. Digital Citizen Digital Citizenship
  11. Fluency
  12. Speaking French Sideways Do I want to drink a cup of coffee with you? Do you want to drink a cup of coffee with you? Speaking Up and Down vs. Sideways
  13. It feels intuitive unconscious and smooth. I know how to respond to something unexpected. I can relate, communicate and connect with others. I don’t translate, nor wonder what comes first? The verb or the noun? I am comfortable & not terrified. I know that a language is the sum of words, common history and traditions.
  14. “People who speak a common language are connected in more ways than understanding the words that make it up.
  15. • Communicate • Collaborate • Connect • Create • Critical Thinking Skills • Basic (reading & writing) • Information • Media • Global • Network • Digital Citizen Literacies • Media • Information • Digital Citizen • Collaboration • Solution • Creativity Fluencies
  16. So What?
  17. Looking for… Clay Shirky
  18. Change is not necessary. Survival is optional. W. Edwards Deming
  19. Social Production Social Networks Media Grids Non-Linear LearningFive Socio- Technology Trends Adapted from Stephen Wilmarth in Curriculum21 (ASCD 2010) by Heidi Hayes Jacobs
  20. • Learning to Do • Knowledge CreationSocial Production • Learning to Be • Defining our identities • How we connect with each other determines how learning occurs (Relationships, not technologies) Social Networks • Learning to Know • Organizing, interpretation, connections & distribution of informationSemantic Web • Learning to be and do • Gaming embeds Gardner’s five minds of the future • Content not confined to linear structuresMedia Grids • Disciplines are interconnected Non-Linear Learning FiveSocio-TechnologyTrends Adapted from Stephen Wilmarth’s chapter in Curriculum21 (ASCD, 2010) by Heidi Hayes Jacobs
  21. Six New Roles to Empower Learners
  22. New Forms
  23. What is a Classroom?
  24. Collaborators
  25. Connected to Global Perspective
  26. Cross-Subject & Grade Level
  27. “When we Skyped with Silvia, what happens years ago, makes more sense. She told us way more than I’d read in a textbook. She made me put myself in Germany during the night of broken glass. “Skyping helps us learn. When our class Skyped with Silvia Rosenthal, she told us more information about the holocaust and WWII than a textbook would have told us. This makes it exciting for us because we can see her expressions and it makes it more real. We can feel her emotion. Authentic
  28. Students become Teachers
  29. Contributors
  30. Researchers
  31. It’s not about the Tools…It’s about the Skills
  32. Buzz So What? New Forms
  33. Resources • Curriculum 21 by Heidi Hayes Jacobs • Curriculum21.ning.com • Cognitive Surplus by Clay Shirky • Langwitches.org/blog
  34. Credits • Buzz image by Clix- http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1019125 • Facebook by EscapedtoWisconsin http://www.flickr.com/photos/69805768 @N00/3292899689/
  35. 21st Century Skills, Literacies & Fluency Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano Educational Consultant GloballyConnectedLearning.com Langwitches.org/blog

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