The new visual below is intended to give teachers and students more choices of make their thinking and learning visible using the following platforms, activities, tools, Visible Thinking Routines as an option or starting off point. The suggestions include tools and platforms that are specifically suited to connect, collaborate, communicate and create, 21st century style, one’s process and make it easier to amplify and to document4learning.
This slideshow is offers another perspective on how to assess beyond the traditional methods. We may know how to include 21st century literacies, but as educators we also must know how to assess these new skills. Assessment should be responsive, flexible, integrated, informative, creative, and using multiple methods. From previous experience assessment FOR learning is an essential tool for educators to evaluate and be flexible for in unit/lesson development.
This article provides educational resources for understanding and building grit in this companion post to her post on resilience, part of a series of posts on 21st-century skills. Her post includes tools for practice at all levels
It’s 2013, so whatever you’re doing in your classroom right now is technically 21st century learning. Semantics aside, we all can improve, and many of us are being held accountable for improvement by administrators, blogs, and the local PLC to “bring the next generation into the 21st century.