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21st Century Learners

This is a list of videos that will be great resources for beginning conversations with others about the future of education.

Pay Attention - Final Final Cut

This video actually went further than just defining 21st learners...It gave practical ideas for how to incorporate using digital technology to teach lessons....and what it might look like. I liked this video.

TeacherTube is an educator, instructor and student friendly site for sharing the best content including educational videos, docs, audios and photos for your classroom, staff, and campus. Great for flipped classroom environment!

21st Century Learning Matters

This video was informative and very knowledgable. I found it interesting that the idea of the new WWW stands for whenever, whatever and wherever.

"21st Century Learning Matters" - The Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources - Colorado project at Metro State College of Denver, in partnership with the Colorado Council on 21st Century Learning, produced the video. "21st Century Learning Matters" provides an introduction and conversation starter for considering the transformations needed in education.

21st Century Literacy

This short video was not as interesting as some of the others....although it was informative, just didn't hold my attention.

An introduction to 21st century literacy...

21st Century Skills: What Do We Do?

In a world changing faster than the technology that fuels it, education too must change. We know our students need skills to be competitive in the 21st century, but what do we do to get them there. Watch.

A Vision of Students Today

a short video summarizing some of the most 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. Created by Michael Wesch in collaboration with 200 students at Kansas State University.

A Vision of K-12 Students Today

This project was created to inspire teachers to use technology in engaging ways to help students develop higher level thinking skills. Equally important, it serves to motivate district level leaders to provide teachers with the tools and training to do so.

Did You Know?

This video really gave me lots to think about. Full of facts and thoughts, it should be a wonderful starting point in any conversation.

Fantastic video on the progression of information technology, researched by Karl Fisch, Scott McLeod, and Jeff Brenman, remixed By the way, I did not create this video! Search on the names above if you want more info - they are responsible.

Engage Me!

Pupils from Robin Hood primary school, Birmingham, worked with a film crew from the National College for School Leadership to express their desire to use their favourite technologies for learning in school.

Rethinking Learning: The 21st Century Learner | MacArthur Foundation

I think this video has some great points that teachers will still be needed as guides, not so much in the ways of the past, and that classrooms will look different moving forward.

From cell phone and video games to Facebook and YouTube, digital media are changing the way young people play and socialize in the 21st century. Learn more at http://www.macfound.org/programs/learning. The MacArthur Foundation's grantmaking aims to determine how digital media are changing the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in civic life.

Teaching the 21st Century Learner

Video about the need to change pedagogy to meet the needs and expectations of 21st century learners. - created at http://animoto.com