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Updated by Ashley Schoening on Jun 24, 2013
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21st Century Learning

10 videos about 21st century learning, rated in level of usefulness (10 is the highest).

21st Century Learning Matters

Rating: 4
The video begins with Dr. Billington discussing why the Library of Congress supports digital literacy. Then the video progresses into showing why we must create digital literacy in the classroom.

21st Century Literacy

Rating: 3
Topic of the video: How do we communicate? This video stresses the idea that traditional communication is not sufficient; we need two-way interaction, which digital communication provides.

21st Century Skills: What Do We Do?

Rating: 10
This video discusses why digital skills are important for the work force. We are educating for an "industrial revolution" world; we need to modernize our methods.

A Vision of Students Today

Rating: 8
Displays some similar messages to other videos on this topic, but it is written in the "voice" of college students. Encourages technology over disengaged students.

A Vision of K-12 Students Today

Rating: 6
The message of this video is "Learning by Doing," and the video is similar to the college video with a similar title. Students have written their pleas for engagement on marker boards, possibly for irony.

Did You Know?

Rating: 5
List of "fun facts," presented in a visually stimulating way. The video is a bit outdated; it lists MySpace as being a popular site.

Engage Me!

Rating: 7
Students expressing their desires to use their own technology in school. They want to be engaged and learn by doing.

Rethinking Learning: The 21st Century Learner | MacArthur Foundation

Rating: 9
Several adults speaking to the ideas surrounding children and technology. Mention that these are skills for engagement, not the workforce.

Teaching the 21st Century Learner

Rating: 1
Education/teaching hasn't changed for over 100 years. We need to change for the digital generation.

Pay Attention - Final Final Cut

Rating: 2
This video loops "educationese" with advocacy for tech. Compares digital learning to a learning style; says that this is one that ALL students use.