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  • 1.21st Century:new teaching strategies, but are the learners ready? Gabriel Rshaid LAHC Conference 2009

2. Contents Challenges and Opportunities Conclusions The Course Becoming a 21 stCentury Teacher 21 stCentury Teaching Scenario 3. 21 stCentury Teaching & Learning Teachers Classroom Teachersneed to relinquish their central role, tend to become facilitators.Classroom of the Futureis more about teaching and learning than about technology.New Paradigm A completelynew paradigmhas transformed a pedagogy of poverty into infinite abundance. 4. Teaching in the 21st Century

  • The implicit assumptionis that as soon as we change our pedagogy, our students will be ready to embrace the new model.
  • Our students should be able to translate their everyday/social experiences using technology to formal learning.
  • Moment of truth: 21st Century pedagogy.

5. The 21st Century World 6. Information Technology in a Global Society

  • ITGSis a technology-oriented subject that deals with the ethical and social impact of technology on individuals and society.
  • Course themes include Internet, telecommunications, software and hardware use, robotics and AI, applications of technology to businesses, education, art and entertainment.
  • Students are expected to demonstrate general technical competence, but mostly the ability to analyze impact of technology on individuals and society.

7. We know more than what we do 8. ITGS Premises Assessments graded when completed Blog with all lessons and activities Use of web-basedpublicly availableresources All-Digital Open book scenario No textbook Minimize lecturing No papers allowed! 9. Course Objectives Mirror a real-life scenario withoverabundance of unfiltered data Develop higher order skills: analysis, reflection, collaboration Apply IT skills to a formal learning environment INDEPENDENT LEARNERS 10. The Blog 11. Initial Course Sequence LEARNING! Formal Assessment Lesson Blog Assignment 12. Intended Sequence Topics Research Self Assessment Reflection Collaborate Lifelong Learning Teacher facilitating 13. Activities Search Engines Network Design CRYPTOCOM Game 14. Activities Slavehack AI Bots Roboethics 15. Assignments Tutorial creation Simulations Presentations Creation of MM content Assessment design 16. Metacognition experiments Reflection Plan Synthesis Creation 17. Conclusions! Facebook, Email do create disruption, DADD??? Resist SE Lessons Activities Distractors 21 stCentury Learning Difficulty in doing homework and time management. Students that adapt better. Gaming/ relevancy. Assessment of non conventional activities. FA & technology. Learners resist change Traditional view / unlearn What they study this way 18. Conclusions! 21 stC SKILLS SCHOOLS MUST TEACH THEM! Filtering Validation Relevancy Summarizing Critical Thinking Reflection MM Learning 19. Conclusions! MULTIMEDIA EXPRESSION Alphabetization Skill Creating MM Opportunity Cost Real Life Skill 20. Multimedia Hans Rosling(TED.com) 21. What Students Say

  • They prefer textbooks / spoon fed for boring topics enjoy real life scenario for those topics that interest them.
  • Teachers who use technology tend to be the ones that care the most about their subjects, share the joy of learning.
  • Are quick to discern cosmetic use of technology.
  • Find open-book evaluation harder.
  • Want to play!

22. The Tipping Point

  • when remaining as we are is more risky than changing.
  • To err on the side of caution implies CHANGING!
  • Missing skill in the 21st Century Skills Puzzle?

23. Challenges & Opportunities

  • Teacher abandoning central role, modeling confident uncertainty, etc. but.
  • It takes a profound leap of faith to embrace the model.
  • Develop 21 stCentury learners, let them fly, unfold their arms.

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