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 is such a cool and simple tool referred to as the "Visible Thinking Prompt Picker." Folded together this tangible tool encourages critical thinking (literacy) and moral literacy, but also other 21st century big skills, such as creativity. The colourful resource can be given to each student to aid them in prompts while addressing 21st century teaching goals.
Blooms' Taxonomy: The innermost circle are the categories of the taxonomy, the second circle key identified words and the third circle some activities that can be linked with these words. The PLTS (Personal Learning and Thinking Skills) categories are added as an independent external wheel which can be applied to any section of the taxonomy. This adaptation is Krathwohl and Anderson's (2001) adaptation of Bloom (1956) and has had the PLTS (New Secondary Curriculum 2008) added as an extra…
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.