21st century learners and literacies

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Presented to graduate Foundations of Reading course at Hamline University, March 11, 2009. This presentation is a remix of Kim Cofino's "The 21st Century Learner" [http://www.slideshare.net/mscofino/the-21st-century-learner], along with some bits and pieces of my own. Thanks to Kim for providing such stunning source material. Also visit her resource wiki at http://the21stcenturylearner.wikispaces.com/.


  • 1.21st Century Learners & Literacies Scott Schwister http://higheredison.wordpress.com

2. GUIDING QUESTIONS 3. How are students changing? GUIDING QUESTIONS 4. How are students changing? How are texts changing? GUIDING QUESTIONS 5. What is literacy? 6. How are texts changing? 7. Web 1.0 read-only static consumer 8. Web 1.0 read-only static consumer Web 2.0 read-write dynamic creator 9. The Machine isUs/ingUs 10. How are students changing? 11. Letter from Camp 2.0 12. inherent characteristics 13. learners 14. life outside the classroom 15. alwayson 16. interaction isexpected 17. social 18. highlycustomizedexperiences 19. increasinglydigital 20. constantly connected 21. instant access 22. producers + consumers prosumers 23. their average classroom experience 24. in your classroom? what do 21 stcentury learners experience 25. dangerouslyirrelevant.org Our kids have tasted the honey. 26. externalinfluences inherentcharacteristics 27. A Vision of Students Today 28. external influences inherent characteristics evolving responses 29. what is21st century literacy? 30. literacy 31. effectivelearners 32. lifelong learners effectivelearnersare 33. naturalnavigators effectivelearnersare 34. criticalthinkersandevaluators effectivelearnersare 35. communicators&creators effective 36. able to create somethingnew effectivecommunicators & creatorsare 37. able to communicate across culture, time & distance effectivecommunicators & creatorsare 38. effectivecommunicators & creatorsare 39. effectiveglobal collaborators 40. able to collaborate to reach common goals effectiveglobal collaboratorsare 41. able toleadorfollow effectiveglobal collaboratorsare 42. noboundaries effectiveglobal collaboratorshave 43. What does this mean for teaching and learning? 44. next steps read Blogs,Wikis ,Podcasts , and Other Powerful Web Tools for the Classroom Redefining Literacy for the 21st Century A Whole New Mind 45. next steps read more Will Richardson,Weblogg-ed KimCofino,always learning Doug Belshaw,dougbelshaw .com/blog 46. next steps read even more Educational Leadership (March 2009) Digital Youth Project The 21st Century Learnerwiki Literacy Discussionwiki 47. next steps watch Learn to Change, Change to Learn Information R/evolution A Vision of K-12 Students Today 48. next steps standards & frameworks ISTE NETS-S IRA/NCTE StandardsPartnership for 21st Century Skills NCTE Definition of 21st CenturyLiteracies 49. next steps join Classroom 2.0Ning NCTENing 50. big big thanks to Kim Cofino for sharing and encouraging remixing. Visit her excellent blog at http://mscofino.edublogs.org/ 51. Image Sources (Creative Commons License): Dangling Colors: http://flickr.com/photos/yanivg/52124840/ Honey, courtesy Scott McLeod: http://www.dangerouslyirrelevant.org/2009/02/a-taste-of-honey.html Girl with computer: : http://flickr.com/photos/kamaji/1434567124/ Lights and the City: http://flickr.com/photos/diankarl/2970686837/ Blue Sky Over Monday Morning: http://flickr.com/photos/guitrento/2564986045/ NY at Night: NY at night: http://flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/497814516/ Swing: http://flickr.com/photos/mcmorr/1294684803/ Bumper Cars: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cwalker71/2637125074/ Sunset playing: http://flickr.com/photos/nattu/895220635/ Puzzle piece: http://flickr.com/photos/blackbutterfly/3082335820/ Baby with iPhone: http://flickr.com/photos/paulm/1584418819/ Connected: http://flickr.com/photos/crash-candy/2347430057/ Touch Sensitive: http://flickr.com/photos/pranavsingh/1196494552/ Camera: http://flickr.com/photos/ssh/12638218/ Blindfold: http://flickr.com/photos/foxtongue/2657434642/ Finger point: http://www.flickr.com/photos/shutter/105497713/ Question mark: http://flickr.com/photos/oberazzi/318946369/ ISB21: http://isb21.wikispaces.com Steering Wheel: http://flickr.com/photos/paulvaarkamp/865876994/ Statue: http://www.flickr.com/photos/usagent/261743402/ Orienteering in Venice: http://www.flickr.com/photos/_cristina/2252226613/ Big eyes: http://www.flickr.com/photos/borghetti/43058749/ Birds on wire: http://flickr.com/photos/suckamc/5388273/ Painted girl: http://www.flickr.com/photos/beija-flor/867886652/ Hieroglyphics: http://www.flickr.com/photos/practicalowl/1331640797/ Think outside the box: http://flickr.com/photos/jimfrazier/525695141/ NASA: http://flickr.com/photos/pingnews/491430005/in/photostream/Ants: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwarby/1584818205/ Fish: http://flickr.com/photos/brujamavi/2824076847/ Sunset: http://www.flickr.com/photos/midnight-digital/2352150031/ We eat light: http://flickr.com/photos/b-tal/117037943/ Rubik's cube: http://flickr.com/photos/nataliejohnson/237529176/ Open road: http://flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/2049233526/Gadgets: http://flickr.com/photos/slipstreamjc/748716731/ Mountain Climber: http://flickr.com/photos/ilker/2493908947/ Audience: http://flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/174586756/ Web: http://flickr.com/photos/ecstaticist/322023870/ Graffiti Body Outlines: http://www.flickr.com/photos/zen/3978223/ 52. contact me Scott Schwister [email_address] http://higheredison.wordpress.com