What is 21st century education?      Our world is changing at an unprecedented pace. To prepare our students, lessons must go beyond the "3 R's" and foster 21st century skills. Skills like critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity will be essential for students to take on the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.    Very inspiring 2 minute video.

Our world is changing at an unprecedented pace. To prepare our students, lessons must go beyond the R's" and foster century skills. Skills like criti.

This is the new buzz world this year in our schools. But, is it really new or is it just integrating the computer lab into the classroom? Or is it doing what some of the best teachers already do? T…

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'Morphing into a Century Teacher: 27 Ways to be a Better Century Educator' - inspiring info graphic by Mia MacMeekin, University Teacher/ Researcher in Massachusetts

The 9 Skills Students Must Master to Succeed

The 9 Skills Students Must Master to Succeed

BEING A 21ST CENTURY EDUCATOR - although this is geared to primary and secondary teachers, it offers much for early childhood teachers to incorporate as well.  Many of these practices will come to distinguish great programs from good ones.

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"Morphing into a Century Teacher: 27 Ways to be a Better Century Educator" By Mia MacMeekin. See how Schoology can help morph you into a Century Teacher.

Interested in starting classroom blogs to improve student writing skills but not sure how to keep your class in a safe environment? Kidblog is a simple blogging platform with advanced privacy features appropriate for elementary and middle school students; teachers have administrative control over what gets published—and what doesn't.  Bottom Line: All the fun and educational value of blogging—without the worry over students' safety. Price: Free. (Class registration is required.)

Work on Writing using technology- This is a great way to use a balanced approach for teaching and learning. Using technology peaks students' interest.

What is 21st century education? - YouTube

Our world is changing at an unprecedented pace. To prepare our students, lessons must go beyond the R's" and foster century skills. Skills like criti.

Technology is a Tool, not a learning outcome

In today's culture we tend to rely on technology more than needed. I thought this was a good list of how kids may take advantage of technology and what it is meant to be used for. "Technology is a tool, not a learning outcome.

Critical thinking skills are what we want our students to develop. Without these skills we can not guarantee a sound and effective education that will enable our kids to seamlessly blend in tomorrow 's  job market. Therefore, it is our responsibility as teachers and educators to fully understand the components of this set of skills in order to better focus on them in our instruction.

Critical Thinking Skills Chart Great Verbs to help explain Blooms. and create activities for higher level thinking skills in the classroom.

6 Ways to Become a 21st Century Teacher Infographic - http://elearninginfographics.com/6-ways-become-21st-century-teacher-infographic/

Educational infographic & Data Educational : 6 Ways to Become a Century Teacher Infographic e-Learning In. Image Description Educational : 6 Ways to

PROJECT BASED LEARNING MATH AND STEM: OPEN AND DESIGN A FOOD TRUCK - Use this 63 page resource with your 3rd, 4th, 5th, or 6th grade classroom or home school students. Math and informational text will be the focal point of this food lover cooperative learning project. PBL will come to life as students learn about foods from different countries, entrepreneurship, economics. Collaboration and differentiation are seen here by student choice. {21st Century Skills, third, fourth, fifth, sixth}

Project based learning math and stem: open and design a food truck

Food Rings Ideas & Inspirations 2017 - DISCOVER Open a Food Truck is a fun Project Based unit that involves research and STEM. Students design their own fo

The 4 C's by @Brooke Baird Crampton    This is what Common Core is all about too!!

Century Skills:A photograph of The 4 C's by Baird Crampton, being used in a real life classroom.

Designing Spaces for Today's Students | 21st Century Learning Environments | Scoop.it

Designing Spaces for Today's Students

The Node Classroom chairs by Steelcase offer mobility to students by incorporating wheels at the base and bringing flexibility into learning environments.

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