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Updated by Renae Evans on Jun 13, 2014
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21st Century Learning Videos

This is a ranking of 21st Century Learning Videos from FRIT 7235 from most to least effective.

Pay Attention - Final Final Cut

This TeacherTube video asks if teachers are paying attention to how students learn. An excellent example of using cell phones to teach is included. This is a thought provoking video about what it means to be a 21st Century Learner.

Rethinking Learning: The 21st Century Learner | MacArthur Foundation

This informative video highlights the differences between 20th Century “learning content” and 21st Century “producing content.” The example of gamers is used to demonstrate students’ attitudes of “If I ain’t learning, it ain’t fun.”

Engage Me!

This video demonstrates how students want to use technology at school to enhance learning. It points out the use of online “help” buttons that allow students to be self-reliant.

Teaching the 21st Century Learner

This video points out that we need to change the pedagogy to meet the needs of students today. We must meet them in their learning space and guide them through the information.

A Vision of K-12 Students Today

This video promotes a collaborative, inquiry-based learning environment where students are expected to create and share. The students repeatedly show signs of “engage me.”

A Vision of Students Today

This video shows how students are engaged with technology today. Some of the statistics are enlightening, especially the 26.5 hours per day multi-tasking number.

21st Century Literacy

This video demonstrates how literacy today includes visual, aural, and textual elements. It also includes decoding print and non-print sources, as well as speaking and interacting with an audience.

21st Century Learning Matters

This video begins with an introduction to the Library of Congress and how students in an information-saturated time must be self-directed learners. It promotes teachers use of primary sources and how students’ learning must be supported with technology. Colorado is the example state used.

21st Century Skills: What Do We Do?

This video offers good information, yet has highly distracting music. Lyrics are heard while text is being displayed. There is also a typo. Aside from these distractions, it makes the valid point that teachers should use content to teach skills.