27 Tips For Becoming A Digital Teacher http://bit.ly/16mE84h 27 Tips For Becoming A Digital Teacher Infographics
So if you’re looking for tips, activities, or simply want to quickly know what it takes to become a modern / connected / 21st century / digital teacher, then use this visual as a jumping-off point to get you on your way. Just like the cute little dude on the top right of the graphic who jumps out of his (her?) chair and ends up holding up the world not unlike Atlas.
A High School Where the Students Are the Teachers http://ti.me/10A5e5k A High School Where the Students Are the Teachers
If high school students took charge of their education with limited supervision, would they learn? A Massachusetts school is finding out.
What is a 21st-century teacher? http://smartblogs.com/education/2012/06/22/what-21st-century-teacher/ What is a 21st-century teacher?
People toss around terms in education and attach the words “21st century” to appear cutting edge or on the front end of trending ideas.
As a teacher in the 21st century, I find it amazing to see some of the things that are so-called 21st century and yet are no different from ideas from the 20th or even the 19th century. With that in mind, I reflected on what it takes to be a teacher in the 21st century and what such a teacher looks like.
Obviously, a 21st-century teacher should be tall, handsome and have a sweet spot for superheroes. Beyond that, I think there are some key characteristics that good 21st-century teachers need.
Are You a 21st Century Teacher? http://bit.ly/M3rpYM Are You a 21st Century Teacher? What does it mean to be a 21st Century Teacher?
These are the characteristics of a 21st Century Teacher:
Facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity so that all students achieve in the global society.
Enable students to maximize the potential of their formal and informal learning experiences.
Facilitate learning in multiple modalities.
Work as effective members of learning teams.
Use the full range of digital-age tools to improve student engagement and achievement.
Work with their students to co-create new learning opportunities.
Use data to support student learning and program improvements.
Be lifelong learners.
Be global educators.
Work with policy leaders as change agents.
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New Model for Teachers' Prof. Dev. Launched (sg) http://www.moe.gov.sg/media/press/2012/05/new-model-for-teachers-profess.php New Model for Teachers' Professional Development Launched in Singapore
To reflect the multi-faceted nature of their work, the TGM presents a holistic portrait of the 21st century Singapore teacher with the following five desired outcomes:
• The Ethical Educator • The Competent Professional • The Collaborative Learner • The Transformational Leader and • The Community Builder
The Teacher Growth Model (TGM), aimed at helping teachers to develop holistically in the 21st century, was launched June 2012 by Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Education at the 6th Teachers’ Conference organised by the Academy of Singapore Teachers (AST), Ministry of Education (MOE).
The TGM is a professional development model which encourages Singapore teachers to engage in continual learning and become student-centric professionals who take ownership of their growth.
Download the TGM Factsheet
21st Century Skills a Teacher Should have http://bit.ly/mPLXbd 21st Century Skills a Teacher Should have
The Making of a 21st-Century Teacher http://bit.ly/9pkwvP The Making of a 21st-Century Teacher .. Blog Post
Revolutionary Educators http://bit.ly/cThuZb Revolutionary Educators
These 14 visionaries are shaking up how we educate our most disadvantaged kids.
What is the Future of Teaching and Online Learning? http://mashable.com/2009/08/31/online-education-teachers/ What is the Future of Teaching and Online Learning?
“On average, students in online learning conditions performed better than those receiving face-to-face instruction,” concluded the report’s authors in their key findings."
The report looked at just under one hundred studies that compared the performance of students in online learning environments (or courses with an online study component) to those who were given strictly face-to-face instruction for the same courses.
What they found was that students who completed all or some of their coursework online tested on average in the 59th percentile, compared to the 50th percentile for those who received only classroom instruction, and that the results are statistically significant.
Preparing the Next Generation of Teachers http://bit.ly/TSl5Y Preparing the Next Generation of Teachers Through ICT ... UNESCO Project
This project aims to enable the next generation of post-primary teachers in the Asia-Pacific region to harness the benefits of information and communication technologies (ICT) to enhance teaching and learning.
UNESCO’s most recent (2009) initiative is the Next Generation of Teachers (Next Gen) Project which is designed to assist Teacher Education Institutions (TEIs) in the Asia-Pacific region to prepare the next generation of teachers to judiciously use technologies for teaching and learning.
Tomorrows Teacher, Tomorrows School http://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/Teachers-TV-Tomorrow-s-Teacher-6047625/ Tomorrow's Teacher, Tomorrow's School (video)
Explore the innovations and trends that could bring about the biggest transformation in teaching since the beginning of mass education.
New technologies could soon make virtual classrooms and artificial intelligence a reality with huge implications for how children are taught, with children deciding not only what they learn but where they learn.
An experiment involving 120 learners at Biddenham Upper School, Beford, shows education can be delivered at a variety of centres within the community rather than a single school.
Future Education : Videos and PowerPoints http://futureeducationvideos.blogspot.com/ The link above goes to one of the Shambles "Forest of Theme Blogs" pages that provides videos and other multimedia resources to support the topic here.
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The substitute teacher of the future http://movies.yahoo.com/shop?d=hv&cf=info&id=1800196346 The substitute teacher of the future is a robot who answers spit-wads with bullets. He'll clean up the gang situation of the school, too, if a government agent doesn't catch him first for an experimental robot Army.
movie: Class of 1999 Pt.II - The Substitute (1994)
ICT and the Teacher of the Future http://crpit.com/Vol23.html ICT and the Teacher of the Future
Listed below are the papers published in Volume 23 - ICT and the Teacher of the Future of the ACS Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology (CRPIT) series. Where indicated, the paper is available for download in PDF or Postscript format.
The series is published by, and most papers are copyright of, the Australian Computer Society Inc. Reproduction for academic, not-for-profit purposes is granted provided the copyright text on the first page of each paper is included.