Welcome to the 21st century of teaching! The rules have changed but the amazing teaching is more important than ever. Whether you are an "old school" paper loving, worksheet worshipping teacher or a blended classroom, ed tech master guru, there is one thing to really understand; STUDENTS LEARN DIFFERENTLY! I have compiled a list of things (I love lists) to summarize what every teacher who truly cares about student learning needs to know .
Understand what generation you are teaching.
Children learn differently - especially the way you did.
Technology is not a fad. It is here to stay!
Technology is a tool! Nothing beats amazing teaching practices!
We must use differentiated teaching Instruction.
Focus on mastering 3 Themes of Core Instructional Practice: Objectives, Assessments, and Methodology
Deeper Learning and Project Based Learning
Cross Curriculuar Learning
STEAM and STEM Movements
21st Century Frameworks of teaching and Learning (P21)
The 4Cs of Learning: Communication, Creativity, Collaboration, and Critical Thinking