Literacy For The 21st Century
Comparison of 20th vs. 21st century skills needed to be successful in education.
1. Literacy for the 21 stCentury A Brave New World By Viki Gardner 2. Literacy for the 21 stCentury is not based on do you know it? 3. Literacy for the 21 stcentury rather on can you find it, analyze it, adapt it, and synthesize it? 4. Literacy for the 21 stcentury is not just aboutreading,writing,and arithmetic 5. Literacy for the 21 stcentury rather on analyzing the differences between viewpoint-clashing Web sites, blogging responsibly, and cash management online Reading Writing Arithmetic 6. Literacy for the 21 stCentury should be about:resilience and strategies to cope with constant change, including dealing with failure and taking risks. the ability to easily learn, unlearn and relearn.how to deal with massive amounts of information and what to do with it. creativity, global awareness, diversity, critical thinking, problem solving, and digital citizenship. 7. Literacy for the 21 stCentury is about the Digital Immigrant learning from the Digital Native www.teach42.com/2007/10/22/815/ 8. Literacy for the 21 stCentury should permit more opportunities in the curriculum for play and imagination because we are preparing students for jobs that havent even been invented yet. 9. Literacy for the 21 stcentury should include teacher preparation and professional development programs that integrate and model 21st Century skills in method and delivery, and guide teachers in utilizing new technology. should bring teachers together to build communities so that they can get the support they need outside of the classroom. should include teachers sharing best practices first with each other and then beyond their own schools through virtual learning communities. 10. Literacy for the 21 stcentury doesn't mean our schools are failing 11. Literacy for the 21 stCentury rather, the times are changing so rapidly that our schools can't keep up. 12. Literacy for the 21 stCentury We must adapt and advance our education system or the world will leave us behind. 13. Photos Cited Slide 2:http://philsbackupsite.wordpress.com/2008/10/28/ Slide 3: Slide 4: Slide 5: Slide 7: Slide 8: 1)http://www.edgewoodexecutiveeducation.com/c_img/thinkerswanted.jpg Slide 10: 4.bp.blogspot.com Slide 11: Slide 12: