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Updated by BEAUTY SIMMONS on Feb 18, 2017
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21st Century Learner and Learning Videos

Here is a list of 21st Century Learning videos that I have ranked from 1 to 9, with 1 being the top. The videos are ranked as the most to least effective in engaging my colleagues in a conversation about 21st Century Learners.

21st Century Skills: What Do We Do?

My #1 Pick: This video begins with a few “eye-opening” stats and data about the state of United States students, especially high school learners. The on-screen quotes attempt to awaken the viewers by asking, “What do We do?”

Engage Me!

This is a fabulously produced video that displays intermediate elementary students expressing their desire to use various technological devices and programs while learning.

Pay Attention - Final Final Cut - TeacherTube

This TeacherTube video engages the viewers in a wise way of showing how technology, multiple intelligences, and Bloom’s Taxonomy remains relevant with today’s digital learners.

A Vision of K-12 Students Today

My #4 Pick: This four-minute video attempts to capture the attention of all educators, administrators and district-level policy makers. Its message to them is shift paradigms concerning how K-12 students learn in a digital society.

Rethinking Learning: The 21st Century Learner | MacArthur Foundation

This video encourages educators to shift to “embracing change.” The narrator quotes one of his students, “If I ain’t learning, this ain’t fun!” Which propels educators to adjust their instruction to match the appropriate learning the tools and skills. Learners are becoming the producers and creators of the content.

A Vision of Students Today

A cleverly produced creation that displays a college lecture hall filled with students who have various learning modalities. This video screams, “Not everyone is an auditory learner!”

Teaching the 21st Century Learner

This video ventures to show the viewers antique pictures of the 19th and 20th century educational settings and learners. The video creator also displays a comparison of learners and instructors, along with how some educators have not changed with the time.

21st Century Literacy

This video attempts to share with its viewers the various ways the 21st Century learner becomes literate. It defines and provides examples of 21st Century Literacy. There’s a simple message to the educators viewing this video, “Be a technologically literate instructor, while creating a 21st literate classroom environment.

21st Century Learning Matters

This video provides its viewers with a clear and concise message on the reason why 21st Century Learning is important. The producer created a thought-provoking video that will certainly engage educators in a conversation for change. It helps the educator understand the multi-faceted learners who enter our classroom each day.