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Teaching Digital Natives: Partnering for Real Learning / Edition 1
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Teaching Digital Natives: Partnering for Real Learning / Edition 1

by Marc R. Prensky, Stephen Heppell
 

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ISBN-10: 1412975417

ISBN-13: 9781412975414

Pub. Date: 03/16/2010

Publisher: SAGE Publications

A new paradigm for teaching and learning in the 21st century!

Marc Prensky, who first coined the terms "digital natives" and "digital immigrants," presents an innovative model that promotes student learning through the use of technology. Discover how to implement partnership learning, in which:

  • Digitally literate students specialize in content

Overview

A new paradigm for teaching and learning in the 21st century!

Marc Prensky, who first coined the terms "digital natives" and "digital immigrants," presents an innovative model that promotes student learning through the use of technology. Discover how to implement partnership learning, in which:

  • Digitally literate students specialize in content finding, analysis, and presentation via multiple media
  • Teachers specialize in guiding student learning, providing questions and context, designing instruction, and assessing quality
  • Administrators support, organize, and facilitate the process schoolwide
  • Technology becomes a tool that students use for learning essential skills and "getting things done "

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412975414
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/16/2010
Pages:
203
Sales rank:
490,169
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

About the Author
Introduction: Our Changing World: Technology and Global Society
What Today’s Students Want
Partnering and Twenty-first Century Technology
REAL, Not Just Relevant
Motivation Through Passion
Teaching for the Future
The Road to a Pedagogy of Partnering
1. Partnering: a Pedagogy for the New Educational Landscape
Moving Ahead
How Partnering Works
Establishing Roles and Mutual Respect
Getting Motivated to Partner With Your Students
2. Moving to the Partnership Pedagogy
Seeing Your Students Differently
Setting Up Your Classroom to Facilitate Partnering
Choosing Your Partnering “Level”: Basic, Directed, Advanced
Technology and Partnering: Nouns vs. Verbs
Partnering and The Required Curriculum
Taking Your First (or Next) Steps into Partnering
3. Think ”People and Passions” rather than “Classes and Content”
Learn your students’ interests and passions
Living Out the Partnering Roles
More Ideas
4. Always be REAL (not Just Relevant)
A New Perspective
Making Our Subjects REAL
More Ways to Make Things REAL
Always Think “Future”
5. Planning: Content to Questions, Questions to Skills
Using Guiding Questions
Focus on the appropriate verbs
6. Using Technology in Partnering
Technology is the Enabler
Technology and Equity: To Each His or Her Own
Let the Students Use All Technology
Using the Appropriate Nouns (Tools) for the Guiding Questions and Verbs
7. Understanding the “Nouns,” or Tools
8. Let Your Students Create
A real, World Audience
Aim High / Raise the bar
9. Continuous Improvement Through Practice and Sharing
Improving Through Iteration
Improving Through Practice
Improving Through Sharing
More Ways to Help Yourself Improve
10. Assessment in the Partnership Pedagogy
Useful Assessment: Beyond Summative and Formative
Assessing Students’ Progress
Assessing Teachers’ Progress
Assessing Administrators’ Progress
Assessing Parents’ Progress
Assessing Schools’ Progress
Assessing Our Nation’s Progress, and the World’s
Conclusion: The (Not Too Distant) Future of Education
What Should A New Curriculum Be?: Essential Twenty-first Century Skills
Using the Partnership Pedagogy With New Curricula
Creating Schools With Partnering In Mind
Toward a Twenty-first Century Education for All
Index

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