Changing Paradigms

Thursday, December 11, 2008

21st Cent. Fluencies & Course Design

You are a high school social studies teacher who is concerned about how you’re preparing your students for the work force. How will you change your course to include 21st Century Skills?

1 comment:

Kevin Pyatt said...

1. Connecting with “real life” situations.
a. Meaningful to each chils.
b. Relevance
2. Tying in technology when appropriate
3. Multiple ways to solve the problem
a. Assess the process – not just the outcome
4. Multiple intelligences – i.e., strategies based on recent brain-based research
a. Manipulatives, games, visual, auditory, kin, etc.
5. Discussions – collaboration
6. Do this often!

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