methodology today. The students are empowered towards better learning, decisionmaking and ultimately made to be disciplined through self disciplined modules andleadership skills. It is mandatory for all to have and imbibe the Leadership skills to makethem a better and Total Quality Person in future.The demand of the children and the parents mount every year, every session with themarch of time but the supply is limited from the side of the teachers. The challenge is tobe more explicit in their inclusion in core content, incorporating real world problems tobring them into focus for students and drawing on digital tools and resources that cansupport them.In some respects, the potential of 21st century skills lies in the exploration of how digitaltools which largely include, cameras, presentation software, computing equipment apartfrom the online resources can support and enhance traditional subject skills andteaching practices.As a matter of fact, the researchers quote the requirements as follows:1) You drive me crazy, if you are learner as you are going to face the learners, you haveto be a learner first than a trainer or a teacher. The children demand “ Sir, tell ussomething new, it is given in the book”. So the learners need to be
driving the seat of Knowledge.
The new learner is transforming himself from a passive actor into anactive, is becoming a conscious leader of his personal lifelong learning path.2) There has to have a
Deep access to information
, tools and experts in ways notpossible before, but has to be in the heart and soul of the teachers with time andrequirements.3) What is also required is the
ability to network and team up
with other learners whohave the same interests, independently of their age, location or experience. The socialnetworking and sites like BLOGIT.COM or to be more precise the VOKI.COM workwonders. Above all the google groups and yahoo groups have been a part and parcel of the effective learning mechanism in schools these days as many of them can not glue totheir INTRANET modules in particular.4) There has to be an emergence of the technology dependent learner with change of time and modules as the requirements and the demands from the interested partieschange with time on a very frequent basis. Both outside and inside traditionaleducational institutions a new breed of guides, coaches, facilitators and advisers isalready emerging and creating new classless learning ecosystems.The following is the research quote of
, which aptly defines andstretches upon the need of the 21
Century Educator in addition to the above.