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The 21st Century School: Making the Shift Happen

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A presentation for my 2-day workshop on 21st Century Literacy at Qatar Academy.

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The 21st Century School: Making the Shift Happen

  1. 1. The 21st Century School: Making the Shift Happen Presented by Kim Cofino Professional Blog: http://mscofino.edublogs.org Qatar Academy February 2008
  2. 2. Crucial Concepts <ul><li>Vision & Philosophy </li></ul><ul><li>Paradigm Shift </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Development </li></ul><ul><li>Staffing & Equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul>Image from: http://flickr.com/photos/nrbelex/452412873/
  3. 3. Vision & Philosophy <ul><li>&quot;The changing information landscape of the 21st Century demands that our students develop new skills of information literacy and become knowledge producers as an integral component of their learning.&quot; </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Graham Wegner </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>More details: http://mkistech.wikispaces.com/School+Wide+Vision
  4. 4. Vision & Philosophy Image from: http://www.ncrel.org/engauge/skills/agelit.htm
  5. 5. Vision & Philosophy Image from: http://21stcenturyskills.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=254&Itemid=120
  6. 6. Vision & Philosophy More details here: http://mscofino.edublogs.org/2007/10/04/essential-understandings-for-21st-century-literacy/
  7. 7. Paradigm Shift : Determining the changing roles and responsibilities of: More details: http://mkistech.wikispaces.com/Middle+School+Framework <ul><li>Individual Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Teams and Departments </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Facilitator </li></ul><ul><li>School Principals </li></ul>
  8. 8. Curriculum Development More details at: http://mscofino.edublogs.org/2007/12/20/a-framework-for-embedding-21st-century-literacy-into-curriculum-planning/
  9. 9. Staffing & Equipment
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  14. 14. Resources <ul><li>All resources for this presentation can be found at: </li></ul><ul><li>http://the21stCenturySchool.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://mscofino.edublogs.org </li></ul>

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