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  • How will or should our school environments change? What kinds of technology are we already using? How effectively? What else do we need?
  • The 21st Century Learner SlideShare

    1. 1. Teaching Curriculum Objectives to the 21 st Century Learner Presented by: Dee Wilemme
    2. 2. Today’s Goals <ul><li>Learn something new </li></ul><ul><li>Motivate you to learn more </li></ul><ul><li>Affirm what you already know </li></ul><ul><li>Motivate you to apply what you learned </li></ul><ul><li>Motivate you to apply what you already know </li></ul>
    3. 3. Today’s Objectives <ul><li>Gain an overview of the 21 st Century Learner, 21 st Century </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom, and 21 st Century Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Identify characteristics of the 21 st Century Learner </li></ul><ul><li>Identify ways to motivate, teach, and assess 21 st Century Learners </li></ul><ul><li>View student projects that address the characteristics of the 21 st Century Learner </li></ul><ul><li>Share comments, questions, and concerns about the 21 st Century Learner </li></ul>Participants will:
    4. 4. Preparing Students to Compete in the 21 st Century Workforce Technology Integration Are you preparing students to compete in this global economy?
    5. 5. Needed Changes! <ul><li>Pedagogy </li></ul><ul><li>the art, science, or profession of teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Methodology </li></ul><ul><li>a particular procedure or set of procedures </li></ul>How do I address the needs of all my students?
    6. 6. Factors/Determinants 21 st Century Learners 21 st Century Classroom 21 st Century Teacher Achievement 21 st Century Curriculum
    7. 7. Student Achievement 21 st Century Instructional Factors
    8. 8. 21 st Century Instructional Factors
    9. 9. 21 st Century Learner Influences
    10. 10. Traditional Classroom 21 st Century Classroom Lecture Discussion Lecturer Facilitator Whole Group Small Group Independent Collaborative Single-tasking Multi-tasking Teacher-Centered Instruction Student-Centered Instruction Traditional Instruction Differentiated Instruction
    11. 11. <ul><li>Students learning by doing </li></ul><ul><li>Students live in a world of digital, audio, and </li></ul><ul><li>text </li></ul><ul><li>Students are multitaskers that use sound and </li></ul><ul><li>images to convey content whenever possible </li></ul><ul><li>Students use multiple sources, including </li></ul><ul><li>technology, to find and gather the information </li></ul><ul><li>they need </li></ul>21 st Century Learner
    12. 12. Learning Environment Small-Group Instruction Collaboration Project Based Student Centered Technology Implemented Students on Task
    13. 13. 21 st Century Classroom <ul><li>The 21 st Century classroom is student centered, not </li></ul><ul><li>teacher centered </li></ul><ul><li>The 21 st Century classroom is focused on </li></ul><ul><li>producing students who are highly productive, </li></ul><ul><li>effective communicators, inventive thinkers, and </li></ul><ul><li>masters of technology </li></ul>
    14. 14. 21 st Century Teacher Ms. Excellence’s Class 1 . Planning 2. Management 3. Instructional strategies/activities Word Wall Choices Projects Kinesthetic Visual Technology Audio Collaboration
    15. 15. <ul><li>Teachers are entrusted with mastering skills of </li></ul><ul><li>the 21 st century, and modeling the skills in the </li></ul><ul><li>classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers assess student instructional needs and </li></ul><ul><li>learning styles and then draw on a variety of </li></ul><ul><li>instructional and learning methods to meet the needs </li></ul><ul><li>of all the students in the classroom </li></ul>21 st Century Teacher
    16. 16. Teacher’s Role <ul><li>Teachers embrace new teaching strategies that are </li></ul><ul><li>radically different from those employed in the 20 th </li></ul><ul><li>Century classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers seek out professional development </li></ul><ul><li>opportunities that help them to improve both student </li></ul><ul><li>learning and their own performance </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers act as coaches, helping students as they </li></ul><ul><li>work on projects </li></ul>
    17. 17. Teacher’s Role <ul><li>Teachers no longer function as lecturers, but as </li></ul><ul><li>facilitators of learning </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers use a variety of performance-based </li></ul><ul><li>assessments to evaluate student learning </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers use student projects, presentations, and </li></ul><ul><li>other performance-based assessments to determine </li></ul><ul><li>students ’ achievement and their individual needs </li></ul>
    18. 18. Learner’s Role <ul><li>Students no longer study each subject in isolation </li></ul><ul><li>Students learn to use the inquiry method, and to </li></ul><ul><li>collaborate with others--a microcosm of the real world </li></ul><ul><li>they will experience once they leave the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Students work on interdisciplinary projects that use </li></ul><ul><li>information and skills from a variety of subjects </li></ul><ul><li>and address a number of essential academic standards </li></ul>
    19. 19. Learner’s Role <ul><li>Students keep journals, interview experts, explore </li></ul><ul><li>the Internet, or use computer software programs to apply </li></ul><ul><li>what they have learned or to find information </li></ul><ul><li>Students use the information they have learned and </li></ul><ul><li>demonstrate their mastery of the content in the projects </li></ul><ul><li>they work on </li></ul><ul><li>Students learn how to ask the right questions, how to </li></ul><ul><li>conduct an appropriate investigation, how to find </li></ul><ul><li>answers, and how to use information </li></ul>
    20. 20. Curriculum’s Role <ul><li>Curriculum must become more relevant to what </li></ul><ul><li>students will experience in the 21 st Century workplace </li></ul><ul><li>20 th Century teaching strategies are no longer </li></ul><ul><li>effective </li></ul><ul><li>The collaborative project-based curriculum used in </li></ul><ul><li>this classroom develops the higher order thinking </li></ul><ul><li>skills, effective communication skills, and knowledge of </li></ul><ul><li>technology that students will need in the 21 st Century </li></ul><ul><li>workplace </li></ul>
    21. 21. Curriculum’s Role <ul><li>The interdisciplinary nature of the 21 st Century </li></ul><ul><li>classroom sets it apart from the 20 th Century classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Textbooks are no longer the major source of information </li></ul><ul><li>Technology is seamlessly integrated into daily instruction </li></ul><ul><li>The focus is no longer on learning by memorizing and </li></ul><ul><li>recalling information, but on learning how to learn </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis in this classroom is on creating lifelong </li></ul><ul><li>learners </li></ul>
    22. 22. Supporting Instruction of 21st Century Skills <ul><li>Expect a changing school environment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time allocation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project-based learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student ownership of learning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tool for learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Breadth of options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community connections </li></ul></ul>
    23. 23. 21 st Century Learner Interests <ul><li>Sounds </li></ul><ul><li>Animations </li></ul><ul><li>Choices </li></ul><ul><li>Instant Gratification </li></ul><ul><li>Common interests regardless of the following demographic factors: </li></ul><ul><li>Age </li></ul><ul><li>Gender </li></ul><ul><li>Interest </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnicity </li></ul><ul><li>Family life </li></ul><ul><li>Achievement </li></ul><ul><li>Readiness level </li></ul><ul><li>Socioeconomic status </li></ul>
    24. 24. Instruction for 21 st Century Skills <ul><li>Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Students are highly engaged </li></ul><ul><li>Learning tasks elicit evidence of learning </li></ul><ul><li>Students take ownership for own learning </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant to students outside the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Students have a choice and voice in their learning </li></ul><ul><li>Includes higher order thinking, creativity, and innovation </li></ul>
    25. 25. Questions <ul><li>What are other school districts doing to </li></ul><ul><li>address the needs of 21 st Century Learners? </li></ul><ul><li>What is your school district doing to address </li></ul><ul><li>the needs of 21 st Century Learners? </li></ul><ul><li>What are you doing in your school or </li></ul><ul><li>classroom to address the needs of 21 st Century </li></ul><ul><li>Learners? </li></ul>
    26. 27. Tools and Examples Simple Ways to Integrate Technology
    27. 28. Timer
    28. 29. Assessment/Project Menu <ul><li>Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Webpage </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Games </li></ul><ul><li>Teach a Lesson </li></ul>Teaching
    29. 30. What do all the projects have in common? <ul><li>Kinesthetic </li></ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Audio </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Student centered </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate technology </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant to the 21 st Century workplace </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant to real-life experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant to current issues in their community, city, state, country, and/or world </li></ul>
    30. 31. Project Planning <ul><li>Is the project relevant to your life? How? </li></ul><ul><li>Does the project integrate technology? How? What kind? </li></ul><ul><li>Does the project require multiple resources? What? </li></ul><ul><li>Does the project require collaboration? With who or what? </li></ul>
    31. 32. Bloom’s Taxonomy Blooms Digital
    32. 33. Bloom's Taxonomy Bloom's Revised Taxonomy
    33. 34. Mind Map of Bloom’s Revised Digital Taxonomy Key: Elements colored in black are recognized and existing verbs, Elements colored in blue are new digital verbs.
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