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Literacy is not Enough- 21st Century Fluencies for the Digital Age

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  • 1. IRC- II Seminar 3 Presented by J.K.Saini M.Tech ET- Sem. IIMy reflection on learning from reading of the book .. Literacy is not enough26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini1

2. 26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century 2 Fluencies by J.K.Saini 3. IN THE HEART OF A TEACHER IS A STUDENT A teacher can never truly teach unless she is learning herself. A lamp can never light another flame unless it continue to burn its own flame. Robindernath Tagore ( 1861-1941) Nobel Prize Laureate for Literature26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini3 4. st 21Century Fluencies for the Digital Age26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century 4 Fluencies by J.K.Saini 5. School Smart V/s Street Smart Kids School Smart Kids High achiever students Can do well in exams Possess necessary skills to effectively cram for tests and write the answers. Inadequately prepared for life26-11-2013Street Smart kids High level of thinking Posses competencies to live and work in real world beyond school Solve real life problems in real timeIRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini5 6. School smart + Street Smart We are to help students to be both School Smart and Street Smart Their success in work and life depends upon their ability to apply old information and new information to new situations, problems and environment.26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini6 7. In a traditional classroom, 80 to 85 % of the work that students do in class is focussed on factual recall and lower level thinking procedure26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini7 8. Our school structures some facts Our schools were designed for the era in which three quarters of population were employed in agriculture and manufacturing jobs. Today three quarter of the workforce are working in creative class and service class professions. If we want our students to survive in the culture and the workplace of 21st Century, .. literacy is not enough . 26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini8 9. Literacy is not enough . 21st Century learning environment will provide students with most in demand skills, those that cannot be easily outsourced, automated, or turned into software . These skills are Creativity, Lateral thinking, Problem solving Dealing with non-routine cognitive tasks. 26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini9 10. Some facts 50,000 factories closed in the U.S in the past 20 years .( Change in technology and the nature of work)26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini10 11. Achieving Street Smart and School Smart We need a major shift in the existing educational paradigm. This shift demands that we rethink The design of our school, our classrooms, and our learning environment. Rethink about our instructional design, What constitute learning ? and What it means to be intelligent? How we assess and evaluate students ? 26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini11 12. Basic Traditional Literacy Skills -Three RsReading Writing and Arithmetic 26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini12 13. 21st Century Literacy SkillsThese are more than the three Rs 26-11-2013 In the information media age our students should have skills of Information processing Critical thinking Problem solving Use of new technologies Understand the Principles of graphic deign, video and sound production, photo editing and imaginary storytelling Competence with social networking Online communication and Digital citizenshipIRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini13 14. 21st Century Fluencies..26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini14 15. Solution Fluency 6 Ds of Solution fluencyDefine the problem because you need to know exactly what you are doing before you startDesign up a process in an accurate and detailed action plan.26-11-2013Discover a solution, because planning prevents wasted effortsDeliver by putting the plan into action in both production and publishing the solution.IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.SainiDream up a process, one that is suitable.Debrief about process and results.15 16. In 21st Century, learning environment, we provide problems that are interesting and relevant to students, problems whose solution involve elements of mandated curriculum. 26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini16 17. Because of InfoWhelm, data is increasing dramatically, facts are becoming obsolete faster, and knowledge built on these facts is less durable. Information fluency is the ability to unconsciously interpret this avalanche of data in all formats, in order to extract the essential and perceive its significance26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini17 18. Some factsComputing capacity is increasing at 58% annually, Telecommunication at 28 %, storage capacity in digital format at 23 %, , Communication capacities are doubling every 34 monthsInformation has been expanding at this rate for the past one decade. 26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini18 19. Information Fluency- The process Ask good questions, in order to get good answers Acquire multiple sources and types of informationAnalyse, authenticate and arrange the informationApply knowledge- to convert the vision into practiceAssess the process and results- which is both a teacher and student practice 26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini19 20. How artistic proficiency adds meaning through design, art, and storytelling. We are all creative people. This means that creativity can be taught and learned like any other skill. Its a whole brain process that involves both hemispheres working together26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini20 21. Creative Fluency-the process Identify problem and the desired outcome.Inspire yourself through seeking information, ideas, connections etcImagine whatis possible26-11-2013Interpolate (find patterns) in the informationInspect idea evaluate and assessIRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini21 22. Media FluencyIn our multimedia world, communication has moved far beyond the realm of text. Our visual learning capacity needs stimulation with rich media from a variety of different sources. Media fluency means being an effective consumer and producer of digital contents.26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini22 23. Media Fluency-its componentsListen To the message verbalize and verify To the medium the form, flow and alignmentLeverage The message content and outcome The medium audience, ability and criteria26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini23 24. Collaboration Fluency26-11-2013Collaboration Fluency is team-working proficiency characterized by the unconscious ability to work cooperatively with both real and virtual partners to solve real and simulated problems IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini24 25. Collaboration Fluency- the processEstablish the group, norms, roles, responsibilities, etcEnvision the purpose and outcomeEngineer The workable plan to achieve the goal.Execute By the putting the plan into action.Examine the process and outcome26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini25 26. Global Digital Citizen We have become elevated to the status of global citizens, both socially and as a workforce. As such, we need to understand that we must be able to communicate and collaborate with people of other cultures, both in person and in virtual environment. Learning shifts from the teacher to the student. And they are accountable for their learning.26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini26 27. Global Digital CitizenshipPrinciples of a Students Digital Citizenshi p contractRespect themselvesLearning shifts from the teachers to the students and they should be accountable for their LearningProtect themselves Respect others Protect others Respect intellectual property Protect intellectual property26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini27 28. Essential pedagogical guidelines for 21st Century Learning?26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini28 29. Give them a project based assignment ( Solution Fluency)Allow them to use all sources for search ( Information Fluency)Allow them to use their own ingenuity to present the final outcome ( Creativity Fluency)Make groups and allow sharing of information (collaboration)Advise them not to copy paste the work of others rather take guidelines from the good work of others, respect diversity of culture, religion and language ( global Citizens)26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini29 30. References www.fluency21.com www.google.com ( for select images)26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini30 31. 26-11-2013IRC- II presentation on - 21st Century Fluencies by J.K.Saini31