Sunday, November 10, 2013

Preparing Our Students for "The 21st Century"? Guess, what-- They were BORN in the 21st Century.

"There are still educators saying things like: We need to prepare our students for the 21stCentury.” Students graduating for the last two years began their education IN THE 21STCENTURY! The time for preparation has long past over a decade ago." -- Tom Witby

“Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom… The power to choose, to respond, to change." --Stephen R. Covey”

"Passion leads to focus, tenacity, self-discipline & persistence. Passion evolves into deeper sense of self-purpose." - Tony Wagner 

"Technology is a resource and not a learning outcome." -- Barbara A. Russell

"If you want a kid to care about his learning, he needs to know you care about him. We KNOW this. I just don’t think we’re always that good at PRACTICING it." -- Michelle Baldwin

"Many look at tweeting and blogging as technocentric or even narcissistic, yet I look at them as ways of learning and connecting."  -- George Couros

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