Engaging 21st Century English

Texts Referenced:
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck
Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning: Insights from a Neurologist and Classroom Teacher by Judy Willis
The Architecture of Learning by Kevin D Washburn
The Global Achievement Gap by Tony Wagner
21st Century Skills: Learning for Life in Our Times by Bernie Trilling and Charles Fadel


Ignite:

Prediction
Opportunities to interact with the information
Sketch the abstract
Experiential learning
Relational memory
Patterns
Graphic organizers
Personal meaning
Cross-curricular
Visualization
Repetition and consolidation


Amygdala safe area
Formative assessment
Rubrics
Variety of assessment modalities
Metacognition

Global Achievement Gap:

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Collaboration Across Networks and Leading by Influence
Agility and Adaptability
Initiative and Entrepreneurialism
Effective Oral and Written Communication
Assessing and Analyzing Information
Curiosity and Imagination

21st Century Skills:

Critical thinking and problem solving
communications, information and media literacy
Collaboration, teamwork and leadership
Creativity and innovation
Computing and ICT literacy
Career and learning self-reliance
Cross-cultural understanding

Educational Origami
Collaborize Classroom
Moby Copyright Free Music
Media Storm