Source : Critical Skills Needs and Resources for the Changing Workforce,SHRM and Career Journal.com, 2008. http://tinyurl.com/yasoma7 MOST VALUED SKILLS Adaptability / flexibility Critical thinking / problem solving Leadership Professionalism / work ethic Teamwork / collaboration Information technology application Creativity/innovation Diversity Written communications
Tools for 21 st Century Teaching & Learning With Technology
<ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>VoiceThread </li></ul>Applications for classroom discussions. VoiceThread allows students to record their thoughts about any media – books, videos, podcasts, etc. <ul><li>Delicious </li></ul><ul><li>Digg </li></ul><ul><li>Technorati </li></ul>Social Bookmarking Allows students to organize information for personal, school or work purposes. <ul><li>Google Reader </li></ul><ul><li>Bloglines </li></ul><ul><li>Other RSS Feeds </li></ul>No more going out searching for updates on topics of interest. Have the updated information come right to your news reader. There are literally hundreds of other Web 2.0 tools that will increase collaboration and productivity.
What Does a Networked Student Look Like? The Networked Student in Plain English http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwM4ieFOotA
And... It's not your grandmother's library anymore either.
<ul><li>Librarians and classroom teachers work together as a team to: </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate technology into everyday planning & </li></ul><ul><li>Guide our students in this complex networked world. </li></ul>
Certified librarians are translators of technology . We study technology and find ways to make it work for students and teachers.
“ Libraries [should be] places to make stuff , do stuff , and share stuff . Our libraries should not be grocery stores. We need to use those groceries , to open the boxes, pour the milk, mix the batter, make a mess.” Joyce Valenza, School Library Journal October 2009
Stop in some day and watch us make a mess!! It's fun , educational , creative and productive !
Additional Information Web 2.0 sample school projects & more… Posted on RACHS Library Web Page Just click “Technology Committee” or go to: http://tinyurl.com/y8ul5sy
So .... What are the challenges? Teacher training Access to computers The internet filter
To quote SNL'S Linda Richman.... Talk Among Yourselves …. http://oybay.files.wordpress.com