21ST CENTURY THEMES & DIGITAL NATIVES (duplicate to save from sem 1)

Session: wikispaces session

Class Goal/Objective for Session 3:

  • In this class session, class participants will explore 21st Century Themes and their relationship to Marc Prensky's work on Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants.

Quote for the Session:

"Our students have changed radically. Today's students are no longer the people our educational system was designed to teach."
-- Marc Prensky, Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants
Links Used:

Activities for Objective:

  • YouTube Video: Watch the YouTube Video Clip of a short interview with Marc Prensky the author of the article Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants, that you read this week for class. Compose and write a short comment on the YouTube Video.
  • Activity: Marc Prensky's 21st Century Skills [[file/view/Prensky-Essential_21stCenturySkills.pdf|Prensky-Essential_21stCenturySkills.pdf]], 21st Century Partnership Frameworkand Wall Wisher--here is the link: http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/doane21st
  • Smart Searching Activity: Google as a calculator, searching by domain, search engine math [[file/view/Smart Searching Math2-pk.pdf|Smart Searching Math2-pk.pdf]]
  • Gallery Walk: Creativity & Innovation Station (21st Century Skills) that includes activities and readings
  • Continue With Wikispaces: (We created the pages last week, we will add content tonight (2-2-2010)

  1. Log in to Wikispaces: http://www.wikispaces.com21st_graphic.jpg
  2. Navigate to the site you created last week: (your initials and Doane)
    1. Main Page: (add the information below)
      1. Links that are helpful to you, Partnership for 21st Century Skills Link
      2. Your three words for 21st Century Skills
      3. 21st Century Skills Overview (you will be writing this over the course of the semester)
    2. Google Docs Page: (add the information below)
      1. Link to Google Docs
      2. Description in your own words of what it is
      3. Application: How you are going to use this in your classroom/subject area description/lesson idea
      4. 21st Century Skill Addressed: Use your framework provided the first night or the 21st Century Partnership site
      5. Link to Your Google Form--(you will need the web address at the bottom of the form--this is the one you gave us to try your form)
    3. Smart Searching Page (add the information below)
      1. Link to Google
      2. Description of why students need to learn "smart searching skills"
      3. Application: How are you going to use this with students/lesson idea
      4. 21st Century Skill Addressed


Assignment for Next Week:

  • Finish up on the three pages of your Wikispace above if you have not already done so
  • Reading for Class: Read an article or watch a TED Talk (http://www.ted.com/) by one of the following: Marc Prensky, Ian Jukes, Sir Ken Robinson, or Dan Pink and use it for one of your article/reaction papers. This is to be a Google Document that is shared with other class members and the instructor.
  • Bring an activity that you do with your students to class for sharing next week 2-9-2010. We will be looking at where this activity may fit into the Framework for 21st Century Skills. The activity can be low tech, high tech, or NO tech!