21st Century Librarians & Computer Teachers
In this age of literacy 2.0, the roles of the school librarian and technology teachers are in need of a change
Take steps to address each of the 4 C's and shift instructional processes to create your 21st Century classroom
Combining formative assessment, technology, and differentiated instruction
Lead by example on the web and social media
Effective leaders and administrators must consider instructional requirements, the expertise of teachers, and the ultimate needs of students.
Expand the notion of learning environments as more than physical space to provide students with more opportunities for meaningful learning.
Learn how to integrate design thinking in the classroom to help students apply both creative and analytical thinking.
Use technology to tap into their passions, connect to their world, make them experts, and give their voice a platform.
Use creative technology tools to create experiences that help students develop higher levels of thinking.
Give students an assignment that encourages higher-level thinking and the opportunity for "data dumping" is almost nonexistent.
Transformations that move toward 21st century skills must be unique to each district, school, or organizational situation.
Help students develop a sense of "I can change the world" through design thinking.
Help students ask good questions to drive engagement and effective learning.
Our classrooms must engage all our students and provide them with high-level skills.
It can be a challenge to connect with Millennials, these five ideas will help you to relate to them and them to relate to you.
Make the most out of your limited time in the computer lab.
Students become the teacher to build understanding and comprehension
Provide more time for personalized and small group learning
Everyone can take advantage of new technologies to create their own instructional videos.
If students can use a computer whenever they need to, for as long as they need to, they'll learn more, and school becomes more learner-centered.
New technologies can help transform the traditional author study into a student-centered process.