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21st Centruy Learning

Here is a list of videos that discusses 21st century learning and it's learners.

Rethinking Learning: The 21st Century Learner | MacArthur Foundation

21st century learning is not about abandoning formal learning, it is about combining formal learning and the use of technology. What we learn outside of school is important for what we learn inside of school. Educators need to try to link life skills with skills to be learned in the classroom. Digital media is changing the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in everyday life.

21st Century Skills: What Do We Do?

Our education system is built for the industrial revolution and our students live in the digital revolution. We need to make our students masters with content, not just masters of content. Educators need to use the content to teach the life-long skills. We know our students need skills to be competitive in the 21st century, but what do we do to get them there?

A Vision of K-12 Students Today

Students believe that they will use technology to communicate with teachers who are willing and able to use technology’s power. Students in today’s world want to use technology to help them learn, create, and analyze information. Students feel that they could use the World Wide Web to research whatever they want, wherever they are, whenever they are there. 21st century students want to be engaged in learning.

Pay Attention

This video explains how technology can help teachers enrich curriculum. Technology gives curriculum rigor, relevance, and provides students with an opportunity to form a relationship with the curriculum. Using technology can help engage students and meet the needs of all types of learners.

Teaching the 21st Century Learner

Traditional teaching is outdated and today's students are changing. Students are more globally connected than ever. In order to teach a 21st century learner, a teacher must do more to engage students. The students of today need to be guided through instruction with the use of technology.

Did You Know?

With the rise in technology, the internet is more usable than ever to access information in meaningful forms. Teachers must instruct students on how to use the internet in order to meaningfully research content.

21st Century Learning Matters

With 21st century learners, taking education to the next level in crucial to their learning experience. We need to teach them to be responsible digital citizens. The use of technology can help 21st century learners to obtain a deeper knowledge of the content that is required for them to learn. We are preparing children for jobs that do not exist yet. How will you teach you students?

21st Century Literacy

It is now easier than ever to communicate with a global audience. Teachers have to be able to shift their forms of communication with both parents and students. Traditional communication is no longer good enough.

A Vision of Students Today

This video shows some of the important characteristics of students today - how they learn, what they need to learn, their goals, hopes, dreams, what their lives will be like, and what kinds of changes they will experience in their lifetime. With the use of technology, students are becoming more efficient in communication.

Engage Me!

Students express their desire to use their favorite technologies for learning in school. Engaging students with technology will help keep them interested in education. It is important for students to have the desire and drive to learn