Our ideas of a 21st Century School

  • Connecting
  • Communication
  • Creating
  • Contributing

Skills required:-
Collaboration is a necessary 21st century skill
We need to embrace all forms of communication - text, multimedia (video, images) video conferencing,chat etc

21st Century Literacies
Hyperlinked writing
Digital Age
Computer usage
Technology - digital skills
Network- collaboration, virtual teamwork

What impact will these have on our students? How will these change what our schools look like and how they run?

We need to (some of these points have been taken and adpated from this post.
  • become proficient with technological tools, both offline and offline including the web2.0 tools,
  • build relationships through personal learning networks and make connections, connections, connections!!!!
  • pose and solve problems collaboratively and cross-culturally,
  • work in virtual teams
  • design and share information for global communities to meet a variety of purposes,
  • be able to manage, analyse and synthesise multiple streams of simultaneous information
  • create, critique, analyse and evaluate multimedia texts
  • attend to the ethical responsibilities required by these complex environments (digital citizenship, netiquette, code of conduct and copyright)
What does a 21st century classroom look like?
Learning for 21st century
Blog posts
A framework for learning Elizabeth Elfant
Become a 21st century educator kim cofino
flattening the classroom walls- the five phases Cool Cat Teacher
The planet is their classroom are they ready to learn?