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
Engage students in content and process learning goals, reinforce skills essential to life in today's world, and require them to actively create rather than passively consume.
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Use creative technology tools to 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.
Effective leaders and administrators must consider instructional requirements, the expertise of teachers, and the ultimate needs of students.
Transformations that move toward 21st century skills must be unique to each district, school, or organizational situation.
Expand the notion of learning environments as more than physical space to provide students with more opportunities for meaningful learning.
Help students develop a sense of "I can change the world" through design thinking.
Help students figure out how to ask good questions and prepare them for their future, not for our past.
Our classrooms must engage all our students and provide them with high-level skills.
Focus on action research using statistics, surveys, polls, and reviews of their work to measure student's success.
Learn how to integrate design thinking in the classroom to help students apply both creative and analytical thinking.