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21st Century Learning

A list of 10 videos that deal with the 21st century Learner. They are ranked in order of effectiveness or usefulness. 1=most effective - 10=least effective.

Rethinking Learning: The 21st Century Learner | MacArthur Foundation

Ranked: 10
Adults speak about the ideas among children and technology. The message is that we must rethink learning for everyone, teachers and students.

Teaching the 21st Century Learner

Ranked: 1
A video that relays the message that teaching and learning have not changed over the years. It mentions that our students are a part of the digital generation, so our methods of teaching, learning, and most of all thinking are the areas that will needs to be changed.

Pay Attention - Final Final Cut

This video compares digital learning to a learning style. It mentions that digital learning is a learning style that all students use.

21st Century Skills: What Do We Do?

Ranked: 3
This video show why digital skills are important in the working field. We are educating and creating opportunities for a digitally inclined group.

A Vision of K-12 Students Today

This project encourages the use of technology in the classroom. The students have written their messages on dry-erase boards to express their ideas. They are showing that it is best to learn by doing with a variety of strategies, and it doesn't matter if the method is old or new.

Engage Me!

Ranked: 5
Students express their ideas of how to use technology in school. They want to be active participants in their learning.

21st Century Literacy

Ranked: 6
An introduction to 21st century literacy...It stresses the idea that traditional communication is no longer enough in our society. Today's society requires multiple way to communicate, which is an aspect of digital communication.

A Vision of Students Today

Ranked: 7
A short video from the perspective of real college student of 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. It encourages the use of technology over students not being engaged in the classroom.

Did You Know?

Ranked: 8
Great video with tons of factual information about technology with great graphics. Some of the information could possibly be updated.

21st Century Learning Matters

Ranked: 9
The video begins with Dr. James H. Billington discussing the importance of digital literacy. Then it continues showing why we need to support digital literacy in the classroom.