Learning in the 21st Century

Teachers develop strategies to release responsibility for learning from themselves to students.

 

Employs

Teacher-Centered Approaches

Lower Level of Transitioning

Higher Level of Transitioning

Employs

Learner-Centered Approaches

1. Learning 21st Century

Skills for the present and the future

  Creativity

  Collaboration

  Critical thinking

  Communication

Teacher allows students to meet learning objectives without developing 21st Century Skills.

Teacher directs students to develop a few 21st Century Skills for further learning.

Teacher directs students to develop some 21st Century Skills for further learning.

Teacher facilitates students to develop 21st Century Skills for further learning.

2. Self-directed, lifelong learning skills

   Knowing who to ask or where to seek information

   Metacognitive skills

   Time management

   Goal setting

   Awareness of learning styles and strengths

   Digital literacy

Teacher does not provide opportunities for students to develop self-directed, lifelong learning skills.

Teacher provides limited opportunities for students to develop self-directed, lifelong learning skills.

Teacher assists students to become self-directed, lifelong learners in multiple areas.

Teacher facilitates students to become proficient, self-directed, lifelong learners.

3. Students'

self-assessment of

their learning

Teacher assesses student learning.

Teacher provides limited opportunities for students to assess their own learning.

Teacher provides opportunities to help students assess their own learning.

Teacher motivates students to routinely and appropriately assess their own learning.