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The Century Learner

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presented by Kim Cofino presentation resources: http://the21stcenturylearner.wikispaces.com/ professional blog: http://kimcofino.com/blog

Our kids have tasted the honey.

Learning to Change: Student Voices

http://www.dangerouslyirrelevant.org/2009/02/a-taste-of-honey.html

dangerouslyirrelevant.org

learners

literacy

classroom

part 1
learners

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life

outside
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the classroom

always on

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interaction is expected
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social

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highly customized experiences

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increasingly digital

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connected

constantly

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instant access

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producers + consumers

prosumers
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their average classroom

experience

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what do 21st century learners experience

in your classroom?

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part 2
literacy

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what is

21st century
literacy?

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effective learners

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effective learners are

lifelong

learners

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effective learners are

natural navigators

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effective learners are

critical thinkers and evaluators

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communicators & creators

effective

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effective communicators & creators are

able to create something new

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effective communicators & creators are


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able to communicate across

culture, time & distance

effective communicators & creators are

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effective global

collaborators

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effective global collaborators are

able to collaborate to reach

common

goals

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effective global collaborators are

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able to

lead or follow

effective global collaborators have

no boundaries
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Part 3
classroom

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the networked student

focus on problem

solving

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break down classroom walls


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embrace digital

tools
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real-world
challenges

design

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authentic audience

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networked and connected learning

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customized learning experience

make it relevant

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across all grade levels and subject areas

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a moment for

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self reflection

The Century Learner Q&A


presented by Kim Cofino presentation resources: http://the21stcenturylearner.wikispaces.com/ professional blog: http://kimcofino.com/blog

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