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Videos for 21st Century Learning

This is a collection of video resources that describe the 21st Century Learner and how teachers should be engaging the "Digital Generation".
21st Century Learning Matters
"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
An introduction to 21st century literacy and the aspect of sharing information in a creative and interactive way on a global scale.
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.
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.
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
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 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
Pay Attention - Final Final Cut - TeacherTube
How much "richness" does your curriculum have? Why not design curriculum around the technology students love and know how to use?