Teaching Strategies for the Digital Age
I learned so much from this college class at Athens State University. The class consisted of 6 modules with assignments for each module. Below I have included information and some presentations from the modules.
21st Century Skills
21st Century Skills are critical skills needed to be successful in the 21st century and beyond. Partnership for 21st Century Skills is a national advocacy organization that encourages schools, districts, and states to infuse technology into education. P21 lists several skills in the categories learning and innovation skills; information, media, and technology skills; and life and career skills. Below I have included an infographic about the 21st Century Skills.
The Flipped Classroom
A flipped classroom involves the lesson being taught outside of the classroom. The time in the classroom will be spent on activities and discussions. The main goal of a flipped classroom is to enhance student learning and achievement. Class time is spent on student understanding rather than on lecture.
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Constructivism is a learning theory that suggests learning takes place through experiences. Through supportive questioning, teachers can get students to communicate what they're thinking and why. Through constructivism, students are encouraged to explore an aspect of something that they haven't tried or thought about before.
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Partnering pedagogy is the philosophy that both the teacher and the student partner together for learning to occur. There are many partnering methodologies, one of which is field-based learning. Field-based learning is simply "learning by doing." Below I have provided a video on the methodology field-based learning.