Daily Bookmarks 05/19/2008
21st Century Teachers | Educational Origami
Moving from the idea of 21st century skills for learners, this post discusses 21st century skills for teachers. The proposed roles for teachers include Adaptor, Communicator, Learner, Visionary, Model, Collaborator, Risk Taker.
We know they are student centric, wholistic, they are teaching about how to learn as much as teaching about the subject area.
Blogging and Reading Comprehension Strategies « Classroom Tech Tips
Applying reading comprehension strategies (questioning, making connections, inferring, etc.) and tips for students to improve blog conversations. One of the suggestions is to have a class focus together on one strategy in their comments to each other. I can see how the sentence frames would be very helpful, especially for younger writers.