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1 Its Showtime! Marcy Lynch, FLCC The illiterate of the 21 st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn Alvin Toffler

2 Showtime story Derrick Young people today are too much in love with living. They have terrible manners, mock authority, and have no respect for their elders. Socrates, 369 B.C.

3 Still Showtime!

4 Todays Conversation Influences, characteristics, strengths of todays students Classroom engagement and management. Managing disrupting behaviors in the classroom environment.

5 Find your table and introduce yourself to the group telling a little bit about yourself – who, what, where, when, etc. Begin conversation about todays students by giving your preliminary thoughts about this generation of students. 10 min video

6 Influential Events? Digital Culture Economy 9/11 Obama election

7 Digital Culture Disconnected Multi-taskers Cognitive Toggling? Whole life documented Short attention spans Attentional deployment Multiple personalities Impatient

8 Helicopter Moms Other influences Scheduled Center of Attention Consulted Decorated

9 These things have made them… Narcissistic Self-centered Impatient Sheltered Entitled Naïve Unfocused Demanding Isolated impatient

10 These things have made them… Ambitious Team centered Trial and error Multi-taskers Structured Tech Savvy Confident Connected Positive

11 Using positive traits to overcome barriers Visual Technological Digital natives Tech Savvy

12 Classroom Practices Each student submits a biography the first day of class and meets the teacher independently. Teacher expectations – time-frame for feedback Collaborative projects and group work relating to real world Be – passionate, high energy, inventive, humorous, active, BE ENTERTAINING! video video

13 More Wikispace with Classroom Contract with high, clear expectations after negotiated and signed by all Continual use of connectivity for reflective purposes – poll ev E-clips No attendance grade – quiz each day including information from class – can test out of any class

14 Dont forget: You can copy- paste this slide into other presentations, and move or resize the poll. video

15 The Prendismo Collection offers: Over 16,000 2-minute clips from experts.experts 200 topics on business, leadership and entrepreneurship.topics SubscriptionsSubscriptions for individuals and schools. Video Clips available to license for your company or personal use.license Cornell eclips

16 Still engaging technologies Wimba and Elluminate Integrate different technologies such as synchronized chat, use of Whiteboard, online text messaging, and display of PowerPoints with voice accompaniment Other innovative practices that are being implemented include - user-created content - social networking - virtual worlds and avatar creation use of mobile phones for course content delivery and multiplayer educational gaming. 16

17 Wikipedia 17 Free encyclopedia that anyone can edit Millions ofarticles in 250 languages Over 2.5 million articles in English Written by consensus and constantly being edited

18 18 Wordle - video Mindmeister

19 And then there is that one… No matter how good you are, no matter how hard you try, no matter how much time you plan… video

20 That student that engages us in a powerpower Struggle. The Cell Phone User The Unprepared The Standouts video

21 Potential Crisis.Validate Validate

22 Questions? More Information?


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