Keeping Up with the 21st Century Learner
A passionate student is a learning student. Using digital media students are building their own learning experiences, constructing meaning, and collaborating in teams to solve authentic content-based problems. Teachers who use these empowering technologies are discovering we can have rigor without sacrificing excitement. The secret: Focus on student passion and interest. Come listen as Sheryl stirs a sense of urgency for shifting classroom practice toward more engaging approaches that unleash the passion that lies within each learner.






Resources Mentioned in Presentation

Slideshare

http://www.slideshare.net/
Journal of School Improvement, Volume 3, Issue 1, Spring 2002
http://www.ncacasi.org/jsi/2002v3i1/ten_trends

Podcasts of Tom Carroll and Peter Vaill

http://sxnuss.people.wm.edu/tom_carroll.swf http://sxnuss.people.wm.edu/peter_vaill.swf

Andrew Churches' Blog

http://www.bloglines.com/blog/andrewch?id=4

Mark Treadwell's Web site

http://www.i-learnt.com**

Second Life

http://secondlife.com

Articles / Reports



Additional Resources

21st Century Teaching and Learning Project
http://abpc21.org

CltNet

http://cltnet-blogs-wikis-podcasts.wikispaces.com/
Powerful Learning Practice
http://plpnetwork.com

Blog Posts



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Lisa Duke's students at First Flight High School in the Outer Banks in NC created this video as part of a service project in her Civics and Economics course curriculum.



http://ffh.dare.k12.nc.us/teacher/lisaduke/bridge-project.shtml

To hear directly from her students on how this project impacted them and their learning go to Voicethread.com and search for Bonner Bridge.


Laura Stockman
25 Days to Make a Difference
Working Together to Make a Difference