More on Being a 21st Century Educator
What is all the buzz about 21st Century educating? I think it is more than just using technology in your classroom- though that is lots of fun. In 1995, I was a part of a research team that was int…
Problem Solving Worksheets for Adults & Teens | Problem Solving Activity: A Question Checklist to Investigate Problems
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Enough with the Teacher Talk- Ideas for Getting More Student Talk
Teachers dominate classroom talk speaking anywhere between 60% to 75% of the time. That means in an average 45 minute English class, the teacher may lead the conversation an average of 27 to 33 minutes, leaving little time for most students to speak. Here are 10 ways to change that in your classroom.
Discussion Strategies and Activities for Student Engagement
Speaking and Listening Activities: Beyond Turn and Talk Grades K-3
From Cyber Security to Video Game Design: The College Degrees of the 21st Century (Infographic)
Technology and changing priorities have created fields of study that didn't exist in decades past.
Three Ways to Entertain Small Children While Waiting - Minds in Bloom
Lots of ideas to add creativity to the classroom by The Teacher Next Door on Minds in Bloom. Free set of 32 creativity task cards
In Praise of Think-Pair-Share | Cult of Pedagogy
In Praise of Think-Pair-Share: Click the image above to go to our 16-minute podcast about the benefits of this strategy and some tips for making the most of it.: More
Visualizing 21st-Century Classroom Design | 21st Century Teaching and Learning Resources
These five steps are essential in creating a 21st-century classroom: establishing zones, ensuring resource accessibility, encouraging mobility, igniting inspiration, and fostering respect.
Introducing Design Thinking to Elementary Learners @JackieGerstein | iPads, MakerEd and More in Education
Design thinking is an approach to learning that includes considering real-world problems, research, analysis, conceiving original ideas, lots of experimentation, and sometimes building things by hand. The projects teach students how to make a stable product, use tools, think about the needs of another, solve challenges, overcome setbacks and stay motivated on a long-term problem. The projects also teach students to build on the ideas of others, vet sources, generate questions, deeply analyze…
Design Thinking in Schools: Building a Generation of Innovators | iPads, MakerEd and More in Education
Observing today’s world can tell us much about tomorrow and what human beings need to meet future challenges. Along with the increasing challenges that we face everyday from economical challenges and climate change to extremism and the increasing language of hate between nations, we should raise a generation that is able to meet these challenges and find innovative solutions for tomorrow’s problems. In a previous article, Can we Apply Design Thinking in Education, we discussed how the…
The Evolving Role of the Teacher | Learning & Technology News
More teachers today are providing opportunities for their students to connect and learn in powerful ways. There is an increasing focus on collaboration, competency-based learning, use of open resources, project-based learning, and learning environments are shifting to support these new opportunities. These shifts are accelerated by access to technology that has transformed how we learn and interact with one another.