A vision of students today

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  • 1. A vision of students today Students will use engaging technologies in collaborative, inquiry-based learning environments with teachers who are willing and able to use technologys power to assist them in transforming knowledge and skills into products, solutions and new information.

2.

  • What are the challenges of the 21 stcentury?

3.

  • How do we prepare our students for the future?

4.

  • How can we best support learning?

5.

  • What needs to change?

6. What needs to be learnt 7.

  • Living and Learning in the 21 stcentury requires new thinking.
  • Students are working in a
  • Global
  • High Tech
  • Diverse
  • Information Saturated World

8. We are preparing students for

  • Jobs that dont yet exist.
  • Using technology that has not been invented yet
  • In order to solve problems that we dont yet understand or even recognise.

9.

  • In 2002 the amount of newly created information was greater than all the words ever spoken

10.

  • In Five years time there will be a super computers that will have more processing power than the human brain

11.

  • Our current education system is rooted in the Industrial age focussing on the mastery of the three Rs
  • Arithmetic
  • Reading
  • Writing

12.

  • That Era has gone

13.

  • We now live in a digital age.
  • In the 21 stcentury skills required will be
  • THINKING
  • PROBLEM SOLVING
  • SYNTHESISING
  • COMMINUCATING
  • DESIGNING

14.

  • What will be the essential skills for the 21 stcentury learner?

15. How

  • How do we create powerful learning for all students?
  • How do we make sure students have all the skills and knowledge they need?

16.

  • Powerful learning through
  • Relationships
  • Relevance to the learner
  • Meetingchallenges
  • Making rigorous effort

17. What

  • What must a student learn to thrive in the future?
  • Critical thinking/ Analysis
  • Use of information
  • Solving Problems
  • Creating new Products
  • Teamwork
  • Self Management
  • Learning how to learn

18.

  • Essential Skills
  • Critical thinking/ Analysis
  • Use of information
  • Solving Problems
  • Creating new Products
  • Teamwork
  • Self Management
  • Learning how to learn

19. Essential Knowledge

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Reading
  • Art
  • Science
  • Social Studies

20. Essential Assessment

  • Authentic Assessment
  • Formative Assessment
  • Performance Based Assessment

21. Where

  • Where does 21 stcentury learning occur?
  • Schools must invent themselves as
  • learning organisations.

22. Learning Organisations How will they cope with the future challenges

  • Overcome inertia
  • Systematic change
  • Reinventing schools
  • Having a Vision