Tag Archives: 21st Century Fluency

Picting, not Writing, is the Literacy of Today’s Youth

Is a picture really worth 1,000 words? Two interesting observations: In the K–12 classroom, today’s youth spend 90 percent of the time with text-based materials and 10 percent of the time with image-based materials. Outside the K–12 classroom, today’s youth … Continue reading

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Opinion: Challenging ‘Internet safety’ as a subject to be taught

“Way back” in 2008 – at least a decade after “online safety” was starting to be seen as a subject that needed to be taught to children – I suggested that it was becoming obsolete. Now what I’m seeing is … Continue reading

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9 Learning Tools Every 21st Century Teacher Should Use

The 21st century is a time of rapid change, and while the brain may not be changing (much), the tools we use to feed it are. This puts the 21st century teacher in a critical spot–of mastering constantly evolving technology … Continue reading

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Items of Interest from the 21st Century Fluency Project

http://www.Fluency21.com 6 Technology Challenges Facing Education Jun 25, 2013 10:00 am | Ian Jukes   via The Journal Despite increasingly widespread adoption of technologies in virtually every aspect of K-12 education, significant challenges are preventing widespread effective implementation. According to … Continue reading

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