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Read Teaching In 2017: A Checklist For 21st Century Teachers . Below, an excerpt visual and more in the postingat http://www.teachthought.com/the-future-of-learning/trends-shifts/teaching-in-2017-a-checklist-for-21st-century-teachers/:

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Very cute!  Teachers, what are your thoughts on this checklist for teaching in the 21st century?http://buff.ly/2nJAym2

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What prepares our learners for the demands of the future?  Read more here at https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/03/21st-century-skills-future-jobs-students/

 

21st Century Skills

Posted: 09/03/2017 by broadyesl in 21st century, Uncategorized

Where are you and where should you be?  Read The four levels of computer skills, and the surprising number of adults who fail at https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/02/a-quarter-of-adults-can-t-use-a-computer/

Stay informed, teachers!  Lot’s of new possibilities around to express much more than smiley/sad faces anymore!  Read more here:

https://cdn.ampproject.org/c/www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-et-jc-christmas-carol-emoji-20161214-story,amp.html

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Important considerations to ponder.  Find at http://www.teachthought.com/terry-heick/we-cant-teach-fast-things-change/

Excerpt:

We can’t teach as fast as things change.

By things I mean information. Perspectives. Ideologies. What’s socially acceptable and what’s not. Our collective cultural biases and intellectual prejudices.

Educultural views on homosexuality, edtech equity, homeschooling, bullying, accountability, and academic standards.

Edtech views of big data, cybersecurity, YouTube, social media, texting, smartphones, and the cloud.

How students see “school.”

How the world sees itself.

What we read, and why.

 

An entire group of young and hip stars are watched and followed by our young generation.  We would be well advised to keep up with what young learners pay attention to in order to connect best to them in classes and activities.  Here is a short list:  MEET THE YOUTUBE MILLIONAIRES: These are the highest-paid YouTube stars of 2016 at https://cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/amp.businessinsider.com/youtube-stars-who-make-the-most-money-in-2016-2016-12