Saturday, 13 November 2010

A Vision of 21st Century Learners

The race is on and already many schools are competing to offer laptops and e-learning at school to attract students. Many schools are already planning to move towards 1:1 laptop or iPad programs, and parents are sitting up and noticing. Now this tells me parents are very aware of what opportunities their child needs, but do they know what know what a 21st Century student is? More importantly, do they/we know what 21st Century teachers look like and what do they do?

Watch the two videos below; if you were a parent checking out the local schools, what you would expect 21st Century teaching to look like?

A Vision of 21st Century Students

A Vision of 21st Century Teachers