Reaching 21 st Century Learners Image or Limited Text Meet students where they are.
Experience Before Label Can you find the following? –Coffee cup –Sun glasses –Earring –MP3 player (i-Pod or other) –Paper clip –Novel –Highlighter –Newspaper –Puzzle or game –Cell phone
Digital content Participatory web Learning at leisure Anything mobile Top Ten Tech Trends by Susan McLester from techLEARNING, January 15, 2008. Literacy Initiatives http://www.techlearning.com/story/showArticle.php?articleID=196604927
21 st Century Skills – What are they? Professionalism/work ethic Oral and written communication Ethics and social responsibility Creativity and innovation Critical thinking and problem solving Teamwork/collaboration Information technology Leadership Foreign language/global knowledge Making appropriate choices concerning health and wellness from Ken Kay, www.21stcenturyskills.orgwww.21stcenturyskills.org
Literacy Wiki Silent Reading Initiatives Avatar Motivational Messages Email Online Book Clubs Blogs Expert Chats Discussion Boards Online Newspapers Virtual Library Classroom Cache of strategies Synchronous Virtual Events Meet and Greets Annual Literacy Report FLVS Literacy Initiatives
International Opportunities Clearly explain the unique qualities of that culture and express appreciation for the cultural diversity found there. Discuss how the culture compares and contrasts to your own.
Reaching 21 st Century Learners Image or Limited Text Meeting students where they are sometimes means takingteachers there too...
Limited Text Literacy Annual Report http://www.flvs.net/literacyreport/
21 st Century Skills Professionalism/work ethic SSR Oral and written communication Discussion Board Ethics and social responsibility Blogs Creativity and innovation Avatar videos Critical thinking and problem solving Games Teamwork/collaboration Meet and Greet Information technology Digital content Leadership Synchronous Virtual Meetings Foreign language/global knowledge Virtual Library Making appropriate choices concerning health and wellness Literacy Strategies & 21 st Century Skills - LMS from Ken Kay, www.21stcenturyskills.orgwww.21stcenturyskills.org
Richardson, Will, Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms, California: A Sage Publication Company, 2006. Great read
Research indicates that the student of today learns much differently than the student of the past. We are meeting that challenge by providing curriculum that is rigorous, relevant, and truly engages the student. Research Top Ten Tech Trends by Susan McLester from techLEARNING, January 15, 2008
Creating a world of opportunity for todays 21 st century learners means engaging in literacy without walls – no matter where or how you teach! Dr. Jodi Marshall, Literacy Manager Jmarshall@flvs.net Crystal Howard, Literacy Coach firstname.lastname@example.org Claudine Townley, Literacy Coach email@example.com Contact us