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The Paradigm Shift: The World is Changing


Essential Questions

  • What is our vision of learning in the 21st Century?
  • What changes are necessary (as a school, team, grade level, department) to respond to "the shift"? And, what should not change?
  • How do we create a culture that supports, owns, and executes the vision (faculty, admin, parents, students)?

Reading Materials

Articles


Statements

Books


Blogs

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(List forthcoming....too many to choose from!)

Web Sites


Videos

Video is a powerful and now ubiquitous means of communicating. The following videos, available on YouTube, have been viewed by millions of people worldwide. Please take a look at how they present the dynamic shift that is occurring in our world, our students, and the concerns for education. What are you thoughts? Share them!

Did You Know?

This video originated with Karl Fisch and Scott McLeod, educators and bloggers. It is overwhelming to see how much has changed and the potential change to come.

The Machine is Us/ing Us

An anthropology professor created this video to explain web 2.0 to the general public.



A Vision of Students Today

What do you think? Please add your comments in the discussion tab at the top of this page.


A Vision of K-12 Students Today



Sir Ken Robinson on Creativity

Do schools today kill creativity? What do you think?



Will Richardson's Keynote Address, September 22, 2008 Atlanta PLP Consortium

Video streaming by Ustream
(Corresponding Presentation Wiki Here: http://willrichardson.wikispaces.com/)

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