A vision of students today Students will use engaging technologies in collaborative, inquiry-based learning environments w...
<ul><li>What are the challenges of the 21 st  century? </li></ul>
<ul><li>How do we prepare our students for the future? </li></ul>
<ul><li>How can we best support learning? </li></ul>
<ul><li>What needs to change? </li></ul>
What needs to be learnt
<ul><li>Living and Learning in the 21 st  century requires new thinking. </li></ul><ul><li>Students are working in a   </l...
We are preparing students for <ul><li>Jobs that don’t yet exist. </li></ul><ul><li>Using technology that has not been inve...
<ul><li>In 2002 the amount of newly created information was greater than all the words ever spoken </li></ul>
<ul><li>In Five years time there will be a super computers that will have more processing power than the human brain </li>...
<ul><li>Our current education system is rooted in the Industrial age focussing on the mastery of the three R’s  </li></ul>...
<ul><li>That Era has gone </li></ul>
<ul><li>We now live in a digital age.   </li></ul><ul><li>In the 21 st  century skills required will be </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>What will be the essential skills for the 21 st  century learner? </li></ul>
How <ul><li>How do we create powerful learning for all students? </li></ul><ul><li>How do we make sure students have all t...
<ul><li>Powerful learning through </li></ul><ul><li>Relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Relevance to the learner </li></ul><ul...
What <ul><li>What must a student learn to thrive in the future? </li></ul><ul><li>Critical thinking/ Analysis </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Essential Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Critical thinking/ Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Use of information </li></ul><ul>...
Essential Knowledge <ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul><u...
Essential Assessment <ul><li>Authentic Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Formative Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Performance Bas...
Where <ul><li>Where does 21 st  century learning occur? </li></ul><ul><li>Schools must invent themselves as  </li></ul><ul...
Learning Organisations How will they cope with the future challenges <ul><li>Overcome inertia </li></ul><ul><li>Systematic...
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A vision of students today

  1. 1. A vision of students today Students will use engaging technologies in collaborative, inquiry-based learning environments with teachers who are willing and able to use technology’s power to assist them in transforming knowledge and skills into products, solutions and new information.
  2. 2. <ul><li>What are the challenges of the 21 st century? </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>How do we prepare our students for the future? </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>How can we best support learning? </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>What needs to change? </li></ul>
  6. 6. What needs to be learnt
  7. 7. <ul><li>Living and Learning in the 21 st century requires new thinking. </li></ul><ul><li>Students are working in a </li></ul><ul><li>Global </li></ul><ul><li>High Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Diverse </li></ul><ul><li>Information Saturated World </li></ul>
  8. 8. We are preparing students for <ul><li>Jobs that don’t yet exist. </li></ul><ul><li>Using technology that has not been invented yet </li></ul><ul><li>In order to solve problems that we don’t yet understand or even recognise. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>In 2002 the amount of newly created information was greater than all the words ever spoken </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>In Five years time there will be a super computers that will have more processing power than the human brain </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Our current education system is rooted in the Industrial age focussing on the mastery of the three R’s </li></ul><ul><li>Arithmetic </li></ul><ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>That Era has gone </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>We now live in a digital age. </li></ul><ul><li>In the 21 st century skills required will be </li></ul><ul><li>THINKING </li></ul><ul><li>PROBLEM SOLVING </li></ul><ul><li>SYNTHESISING </li></ul><ul><li>COMMINUCATING </li></ul><ul><li>DESIGNING </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>What will be the essential skills for the 21 st century learner? </li></ul>
  15. 15. How <ul><li>How do we create powerful learning for all students? </li></ul><ul><li>How do we make sure students have all the skills and knowledge they need? </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Powerful learning through </li></ul><ul><li>Relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Relevance to the learner </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Making rigorous effort </li></ul>
  17. 17. What <ul><li>What must a student learn to thrive in the future? </li></ul><ul><li>Critical thinking/ Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Use of information </li></ul><ul><li>Solving Problems </li></ul><ul><li>Creating new Products </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Self Management </li></ul><ul><li>Learning how to learn </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Essential Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Critical thinking/ Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Use of information </li></ul><ul><li>Solving Problems </li></ul><ul><li>Creating new Products </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Self Management </li></ul><ul><li>Learning how to learn </li></ul>
  19. 19. Essential Knowledge <ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies </li></ul>
  20. 20. Essential Assessment <ul><li>Authentic Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Formative Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Performance Based Assessment </li></ul>
  21. 21. Where <ul><li>Where does 21 st century learning occur? </li></ul><ul><li>Schools must invent themselves as </li></ul><ul><li>learning organisations. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Learning Organisations How will they cope with the future challenges <ul><li>Overcome inertia </li></ul><ul><li>Systematic change </li></ul><ul><li>Reinventing schools </li></ul><ul><li>Having a Vision </li></ul>

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