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Updated by Erica Taylor on Feb 01, 2015
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Learning in the 21st Century

This is a list of several videos about 21st century students, classrooms, and learning.
21st Century Learning Matters
This video gives some opinions about how the world has changed. It outlines skills students need to live in the 21st century. It stressed that we must prepare students to live in today's society, not just give content knowledge to students.
Rethinking Learning: The 21st Century Learner | MacArthur Foundation
This video talks about characteristics of 21st century learners. This video relates more to digital media and communication. A teacher also speaks about how technology is integrated into her classroom and school.
21st Century Skills: What Do We Do?
This video talks about what employers feel about new graduates. It talks about how we should tailor education to meet the needs of students today to make them ready for the workforce. It also speaks to how we can change the curriculum to better prepare students.
A Vision of Students Today
This video shows a traditional classroom, then shows students talking about how many aspects of traditional education is not relevant to their lives and not helping them learn or prepare for jobs.
Engage Me!
This video shows several technologies students are using daily. It prompts teachers to use those technologies to engage students more.
A Vision of K-12 Students Today
This video shows how students use their time. It poses the question about how educators could incorporate these technologies into lessons in the classroom.
Teaching the 21st Century Learner
This video traces how similar 19th, 20th, and 21st century schools are. It shows how little schools have really changed. This video makes the plea that education has to change due to the changing times.
This video talks about what students want to do in classrooms to learn. It makes suggestions for how teachers can use different technologies in their classrooms, such as the internet, cell phones, texting, etc.
21st Century Literacy
This video tells what being 21st century literate means. This video only focuses on literacy, not many other skills students will need. The video asserts that being 21st century literate means that we are using text to interact.