21st Century Education

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<ul><li> 1. A 21st Century Education </li> <li> 2. Traditional classroom model We get a lot of this... and some of this... but very little of this... Source: Michael Wesch, Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Kansas State University </li> <li> 3. But what if this was our classroom... </li> <li> 4. Tremendous prevents this from happening? What amount of constraint in education </li> <li> 5. Food Schools Interests Extracurriculars Classes Entertainment Girlfriends Responbilities Kids lives are filled with constantly changing pieces Boyfriends Music Friends Grade Authoritative Clothing Expectations Figures Levels Style </li> <li> 6. A Vision of Students Today (mwesch) Complete 49% of readings assigned -- only 26% of which were deemed relevant to life Will read 8 books, 2,300 Web pages, and 1,281 Facebook profiles per year Will write 42 pages for class and 500 pages of email </li> <li> 7. A Day in the Life of a Student Today... 7 hours sleeping 1.5 hours watching TV 3.5 hours online 2.5 hours listening to music 26.5 hours 2 hours talking on the cell phone 3 hours in class 2 hours eating 2 hours work 3 hours study </li> <li> 8. Did You Know 3.0 The top 10 in-demand jobs in 2010 did not exist in 2004 Todays learner will have 10-14 jobs by the age of 38 (US Dept of Labor) 1 in 4 workers have been with their current employer for less than a year 200 million registers users in MySpace, 5th largest country in world 31 billion Google searches per month 4 exabytes (4.0 x 10^19) of unique information will be generated each year By 2049, a $1000 computer will exceed the computational capabilities of the entire human species </li> <li> 9. Social Media - social media - s-shl m-d-- noun - Internet-based tools for sharing and discussing information Social media depends on interactions between people as the discussion and integration of words builds shared- meaning (source: netlingo.com) Social media is an educational tool </li> <li> 10. Students need to take ownership over their educations Generate Connect and content Network Incorporate on Moodle Web 2.0 projects </li> <li> 11. Creativity provides leadership for the community </li> <li> 12. Watch podcasts on TED.com </li> <li> 13. Follow experts on Twitter </li> <li> 14. Connect with Skype &amp; iChat </li> <li> 15. Join a workgroup online </li> <li> 16. Work with your teacher and create a Ning or Wiki for a topic </li> <li> 17. Make a Voicethread for study sessions </li> <li> 18. Rethink Knowledge </li> <li> 19. More resources available at delicious/liontech/lcc </li> </ul>