21st Century Skills
Check out this board for learning activities and resources relevant to a 21st-century classroom.
This quote is focused on the concept of assessing experiential learning, which can be difficult because experiential learning is not a one-size-fits-all model. So how do you assess in a way that is not one-size-fits-all? With student-led assessments. That is one among many other ways to assess learning. Check out this week's blog post for more details.
Experiential learning is a wonderful teaching strategy for 21st-century learners. Experiential learning is hands-on, innovative, authentic, and real-world, all qualities that today's students need in a learning experience. Experiential Learning Depot offers guidance, tools, tips, experiential learning activities, experiential projects, and more. Check it out!
Many teachers would agree that drill-style worksheets aren't the most effective learning tool, yet I see them used ALL the time. Particularly as homework. Why is this? Check out why I don't give that type of worksheet to my students and what I do instead. Head to this blog post for free alternatives to worksheets.
This project-based learning bundle is all about community immersion. High school students research, analyze, and immerse themselves in their hometown communities. The experiences are authentic, personalized, and student-centered to help students build essential 21st-century skills. This bundle is a great resume builder. #projectbasedlearning
Experiential learning is an exciting step in transitioning away from traditional teaching methods and toward real-world, personalized learning experiences. Are you ready for it? Check out this questionnaire to determine if experiential learning is for you and your class or children and how to get started.
How to Add 21st-Century Skills to Your Curriculum - There are a variety of ways to include 21st-century skills into your curriculum without ignoring content. In fact, by adding 21st-century skills to your routine, students are more likely to understand the content. Click here to find out how to make 21st-century skill-building a priority in any learning environment.
Experiential learning is essentially learning through experience, but it is not as simple as hands-on learning activities. There are some other essential components that make experiential learning such a profound and powerful learning tool. Check it out here and learn how you can incorporate experiential learning activities into your home, outdoor, or classroom learning environment.
The benefits of educational travel are endless. Learners gain so much such as lifelong friendships, content knowledge gained though experience, social emotional skills, a healthy self-concept, and more. If you're interested in adding educational travel to your school or homeschool, this is a great place to start. #educationaltravel #studenttravel
Teaching 21st century skills in your classroom doesn't have to be difficult. 21st-century learners have the wherewithal to take these skills and run with them, but the opportunities need to be there and that is your job; the job of a 21st century teacher. These activities naturally incorporate skill-building as well as content and fun. Check it out.
Teaching 21st-century skills is essential for 21st-century learners. That is the truth of it. Content knowledge is important, but soft skills are as well. As the world around us transforms, the value of and need for particular skills shifts. It is our job as educators to prepare students for this reality and life by providing opportunities for 21st-century skill-building. #21stcenturyskills
This free digital Google Slides teacher planner is set up to help you seamlessly plan and organize self-directed project-based learning experiences with your high school students. This planner works well for all subjects and grade-levels. It includes drag-and-drop-elements that are specific to PBL. Grab it for free right here!