21st century learning skills

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1. 2. So, What is STEM? STEM isNOTjust curriculum integration. STEM is a new way of thinking about instruction.It is shifting towards Problem-Based Learning and emphasizing 21 stcentury learning skills. 3. 4. 5. 6. Teaching the iGeneration (students born in the 1990s) 97% own a computer 94% own a cell phone 56% own a mp3 player 76% use instant messenger every day 92% of those use computers for other tasks while having conversations 59% share artwork, videos, or blog online 55% have created profile pages on social networking sites like Facebook or MySpace (Junco & Mastrodicasa, 2007; Lenhart, Madden, Smith, & MacGill, 2007) 7. More iGeneration Statistics (students ages 12-17) Less than 50% can place the Civil War in the proper century 40% are unsure of when World War I happened 29% dont know that Columbus sailed for America before 1750 While 97% could identify Martin Luther King Jr., only 71% could identify John F. Kennedy (Hess, 2008). 8. Meeting students where they are They have never known a life without the Internet, let alone computers, and many dont know a world without mobile phones. Sarah Cornish, Total Girl magazine We must merge content and skills with technology to create dispositions where students can learn in the 21 stcentury.2010 National Teacher of the Year, Sara Brown Wessling 9. 95% of teachers believe that technology improves student learning, but only 32% report using technology in their daily instruction. (National Education Association, 2008) 10. 21st-century schools need 21st-century technology byMarcPrensky The typical process of technology adoption Dabbling.Doing old things in old ways.Doing old things in new ways.Doing new things in new ways. 11. A History of Instructional Technology (Old Things in New Ways) 12. 13. 14. 15. November 12, 1999 Read Pages 1-10 Answer questions 1-5 www.readpages1-10.com 16. 17. 18. 19. Instead of requiring a complete overhaul of the instructional practices in your classroom, 21 stcentury learning depends on nothing more than identifying the ways that new digital tools can facilitate authentic, student-centered experiences with the same enduring skills youre already teaching. - Marc Prensky 20. Web 2.0 resources 21. Web Page Web 1.0: Read Only Web Copyrighted byEdvibes.comis licensed under aCreative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 US License Author Audience Audience Audience Top Down Model: Producer Consumer 22. Web Page Web 2.0: Read Write Web Copyrighted byEdvibes.comis licensed under aCreative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 US License Audience/ Author Audience/ Author Audience/ Author Audience/ Author Bottom Up Model: Producer + Consumer = ProSumer http:// teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id =190705&title=Web2_0&ref=Ehaines24 23. 24.


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