Book Title: Reinventing Learning for the Always-On Generation: Strategies and Apps That Work - a guide to cultivate effective 21st century classrooms
Publisher: Solution Tree
Author: Ian Jukes
WINNER OF THE 2016 IPPY AWARD - SILVER MEDAL IN EDUCATION (WORKBOOK/RESOURCE)
*Understand how the digital generation's exposure to technology is rewiring their brains and the challenge this rewiring creates for educators.
*Identify learning attributes unique to 21st century students, and gain strategies to support the specific characteristics of digital learners.
*Recognize the strengths and weaknesses of different digital tools, and learn to use each in teaching, learning, and assessing.
*Learn why the digital generation must be engaged and taught differently than previous generations to ensure learning.
*Select the traditional teaching practices that can be integrated with digital technology to best educate students.
Cultivate effective 21st century classrooms. Teachers and administrators must respond to the digital bombardment students face to ensure their success in the 21st century world. Explore the differences in students' neurological processing from previous generations, investigate the nine critical attributes of digital learners, and discover practical strategies for making learning relevant, engaging, and fun through digital activities.
Introduction: A Changing World
Chapter 1: Curriculum Standards, the Common Core, and Beyond
Chapter 2: What s Wrong With Kids Today?
Chapter 3: Kids Are Different
Chapter 4: A Need for Speed
Chapter 5: The Multitasking Mind
Chapter 6: EyeWorld
Chapter 7: Everyone Is Connected to Everyone and Everything
Chapter 8: Fast Pattern Reading
Chapter 9: Just-in-Case Versus Just-in-Time Learning
Chapter 10: Instant Versus Deferred Gratification
Chapter 11: Transfluency
Chapter 12: Learning Must Be Fun
Chapter 13: Time for a Change
References and Resources