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21st Century Learning

Here is a list of Videos that correlates to how we can better connect to our 21st century students.

Rethinking Learning: The 21st Century Learner | MacArthur Foundation

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.

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A Vision of Students Today

A Vision of Students Today

Is this a 21st century learner? Or a 21st century life style? This video opens the mind to question what we think about the school system and the direction we are going. Have we as a society evolved so much that methods used during the industrial revolution are obsolete?

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Teaching the 21st Century Learner

Teaching the 21st Century Learner

Video that shares where are students are now and that we need to meet them in their learning place because the way of the classroom is gone. The way we taught students 15 years ago is no longer relevant to our students.

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21st Century Skills: What Do We Do?

21st Century Skills: What Do We Do?

Employers are finding that many of the students they are hiring out of college are not at the level they need them to be. They cannot cognitively use the content that they have been given in effective manners.
Foundations, Exploration, and Application are the three areas that we should focus on as teachers to help our students become 21st century learners.

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Engage me

Engage me

Students asking why they can’t work with a more global audience. Also, they are questioning if their teachers use they same type of technology they use.

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Video made in 2008 that attempts to put the vast size of our world into perspective.

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21st Century Literacy

21st Century Literacy

It is easy to reach global audience now. Literacy is evolving- it does not just mean read and write anymore. Traditional forms of communication are no longer sufficient for members of society. Literacy now requires the ability to decode messages rapidly from all sources of media.
99% of our country believes it is important for our countries future to teach the skills necessary for the 21st century.

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21st Century Learning Matters

21st Century Learning Matters

The era of mastering the three Rs’ is gone. Authentic assessments ,performance based, and formative activities are the future of our schools.

The need for core cannot be forgotten, the need for 21st century is an addition to our curriculum.

Powerful learning= powerful connections= more rigorous learning

Pay Attention - Final Final Cut - TeacherTube

This is the final final cut of Pay Attention. This video promotes you to ask the question, "D you know how much society uses technology?"

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.