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The 21st Century Teacher

and Learner

K to 12 classifications of the 21st


Century Skills

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Curriculum Exits

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Curriculum Exits

1. Visual and information


literacies
2. Media literacy
3. Basic, scientific,
economic and
technological literacies
and multicultural
literacy
4. Global awareness

1. Creativity and curiosity


2. Critical thinking
problem solving skills
3. Risk taking

1. Collaboration and
interpersonal skills

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

1. Flexibility and
adaptability
2. Initiative and selfdirection
3. Social and crosscultural skills
4. Productivity and
accountability
5. Leadership and
responsibility
6. Ethical, moral and
spiritual values

Learning
and
Innovation
Skills

Creativity and innovation


Critical thinking and
problem solving
Communication and
collaboration

Info,
Media,
Tech
skills

Access and evaluate


information
Use and manage
information
Analyze media
Create media products
Apply technology
effectively

Life and
Career
Skills
Flexibility and adaptability
Initiative and self-direction
Social and cross-cultural skills
Productivity and Accountability
Leadership and responsibility

Characteristics of a 21st Century


Learner

Knowledge Network for Innovations in


Learning and Teaching (KNILT)
http://tccl.rit.albany.edu/knilt/index.php/Unit_1__The_21st_Century_Learner

by Palfrey and Gasser


http://roryjonmanning.com/Scholar.html

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

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Characteristics of a 21st Century Teacher


21st Century Educators are
able to adapt
1. the curriculum and the
requirements to teach to the
curriculum in imaginative
ways;
2. software and hardware
designed for a business
model into tools utilizable by
a variety of age groups and
abilities to a dynamic
teaching experience.
3. teaching style to be inclusive
of different modes of learning.
https://edorigami.wikispaces.com/21st+Century+Teacher

Characteristics of a 21st Century Teacher


The 21st Century teacher, as a
communicator, must be fluent in
tools and technologies that enable
communication and collaboration
anywhere, anytime. They do not only
know how to do communication, they
also know how to facilitate, stimulate,
control, moderate, and manage
communication.

https://edorigami.wikispaces.com/21st+Century+Teacher

Characteristics of a 21st Century Teacher

The 21st Century teacher, as a


learner, must
be lifelong learners;
continue to absorb
experiences and
knowledge;
endeavor to stay
current;
change and learn as
the horizons and
landscape changes.
https://edorigami.wikispaces.com/21st+Century+Teacher

Characteristics of a 21st Century Teacher


The 21st Century teacher, as a visionary,
must have rich imagination to:
see the potential in, grasp, and
manipulatethe emerging tools
and web technologies;
look at others ideas and
envisage how they would
use these in their class;
looks across the disciplines
and through the curricula
and make links that
reinforce and value learning
in other areas; and
make other fields as
leverage to reinforce their
own teaching and the
https://edorigami.wikispaces.com/21st+Century+Teacher

Characteristics of a 21st Century Teacher


The 21st Century teacher, as a
leader,
leads by example by
championing processes and
modeling skillswalks the talk;
is an advocator, early adopter
a maverick;
set clear goals and objectives
crucial to the success of a
project
https://edorigami.wikispaces.com/21st+Century+Teacher

Characteristics of a 21st Century Teacher


The 21st Century teacher, as a
model, should model

the behaviors that they expect from


their studentstolerance,
acceptance, a wider view than just
their curricula areas, global
awareness, and reflection
reflective practice by monitoring and
evaluating their teaching via blogs,
twitter and other medium where
educators can look both inwards and
outwards
https://edorigami.wikispaces.com/21st+Century+Teacher

Characteristics of a 21st Century Teacher

The 21st Century teacher, as a


collaborator, must be able to

leverage collaborative tools like


Linkedin, Ning, Blogger, Wikispaces,
Bebo, MSN, MySpace, Slideshare,
Pinterest, Instagram and Facebook
to enhance and captivate our
learners
Share, contribute, adapt and invent
using these collaborative tools
https://edorigami.wikispaces.com/21st+Century+Teacher

Characteristics of a 21st Century Teacher


The 21st Century teacher, as a risk
taker, must

have a vision of what s/he wants and


what the technology can achieve to be
able to identify goals and facilitate
learning
take risks and sometimes surrender to
the students knowledge and use the
strengths of these digital natives to
understand and navigate
products
have students teach each other

https://edorigami.wikispaces.com/21st+Century+Teacher

What must 21st century teachers do


to develop critical thinking in
students?

Commitment
Competence
Creativity
Compassion
Character
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
http://www.teachthought.com/learning/25-critical-thinking-strategies-for-the-modern-learner/

21st Century Teaching and Learning


.
IDEAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
1.Teachers and students are all learners
2.The focus is more on questions, less on answers
3.Understanding is more important than knowing
4.Innovation and exploration are part of learning
5.We connect and learn with the world

http://www.peelschools.org/aboutus/21stCentury/byod/parentresources/Documents/Vision%20for%2021st
%20Century%20Teaching%20and%20Learning.pdf
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

21st Century Teaching and Learning


.

21st century teaching and learning must


be based on the following broad skills:
1.Collaborative inquiry to solve real and
relevant problems
2.Creativity and innovation
3.Critical thinking and
problem-solving
4.Communication

http://www.peelschools.org/aboutus/21stCentury/byod/parentresources/Documents/Vision%20for%2021st%20Century%20Teaching%20and%20Learning.pdf

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

21st Century Teaching and Learning


.

Technology, then, is what supports and enables


this kind of learning and engages students by:
1.Providing learninganywhere, anytime
2.Supporting teacher innovation and capacity
building
3.Enhancing equity of access through the use of
personal devices and internet resources
4.Using social media to support inquiry and
communication while building social
responsibility and digital literacy
5.Strengthening connections with parents

http://www.peelschools.org/aboutus/21stCentury/byod/parentresources/Documents/Vision%20for%2021st%20Century%20Teaching%20and%20Learning.pdf

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

20th Century Learning VS 21st Century Learning

20th Century Learning = learning content


21st Century Learning = learning the tools and skills to
remake the content to become the
producer and creator
~Diana Rhoten

www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=c0xa98cy-Rw#!%20
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Some Quick Suggested


TECHNOLOGY TOOLS
Provide crossword and word search
puzzles for your students in order to
address vocabulary or to introduce
new topics in your lessons.
You may visit this site:
http://puzzlemaker.school.discovery.co
m

For Graphic Organizers

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/graphicor
ganizers/

Creating Online Rubric...

RUBISTAR

www.rubistar.4teachers.org

Finding Rubrics

Creating Rubrics

"The greatest sign of a


success for a teacher...is to
be able to say, "The
children are now working
as if I did not exist.
Maria
Montessori

Thank You!

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION