21st Century Learning and Workforce Readiness
The term "21st-century skills" is generally used to refer to certain core competencies such as collaboration, digital literacy, critical thinking, and problem-solving that advocates believe schools need to teach to help students thrive in today's world. (Elizabeth Rich,Oct 12, 2010.)
As new tools emerge in education there is also the need to oversee the implementation of the tool. ISTE is a resource used for standards related to Digital Citizenship.
DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP IN EDUCATION
ISTE resources help you bring digital citizenship to the classroom in meaningful ways Digital citizenship is about much more than online safety. It’s about being active citizens who see possibilities instead of problems and opportunities instead of risks as they curate a positive and effective digital footprint.
Students leverage technology to take an active role in choosing, achieving, and demonstrating competency in their learning goals, informed by the learning sciences. My researched technology strategy for my students focused on the Empowered Learner standards.
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