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21st Century Learning

A list pertaining to 21st century learning.

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.

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.

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.

Pay Attention - Final Final Cut

This is the final final cut of Pay Attention. For more information, please visit the T4 site.

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 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. Watch.

21st Century Literacy

An introduction to 21st century literacy...

Teaching the 21st Century Learner

Video about the need to change pedagogy to meet the needs and expectations of 21st century learners. - created at http://animoto.com

Digital World: Kids Today

A brief commentary about how kids, digital learners, living in the 21st century are creating mass culture through the use of web 2.0 tools/social networking, etc. created at animoto.com

NMC Horizon

When it comes to analyzing emerging technology uptake in education, the NMC Horizon Project is truly global in scope and reach. This map represents the last 2,000 downloads for the NMC Horizon Report series, which has a readership in more than 160 countries and growing.

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.

Pay Attention - Final Final Cut - TeacherTube

This is the final final cut of Pay Attention.

How Do You Define 21st-Century Learning?

The term "21st-century skills" is generally used to refer to certain core competencies such as collaboration, digital literacy, critical thinking, and problem-solving that advocates believe schools need to teach to help students thrive in today's world. In a broader sense, however, the idea of what learning in the 21st century should look like is open to interpretation-and controversy.

Framework for 21st Century Learning

P21's Framework for 21st Century Learning was developed with input from teachers, education experts, and business leaders to define and illustrate the skills and knowledge students need to succeed in work, life and citizenship, as well as the support systems necessary for 21st century learning outcomes.

What 21st century teaching, learning really means

Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach, a former classroom teacher and school administrator, is a widely known speaker and trainer on the use of interactive technology in K-12 education. She is the co-founder (with Will Richardson) of Powerful Learning Practice, LCC, a professional development provider oriented around digital networks, and the co-author of the forthcoming book The Connected Educator (Solution Tree).

9 Characteristics Of 21st Century Learning

The label of "21st Century learning" is vague, and is an idea that we here at TeachThought like to take a swing at as often as possible, including: -weighing the magic of technology with its incredible cost and complexity -underscoring the potential for well thought-out instructional design -considering the considerable