Presentations at the Building Learning Communities 2010 Conference
Boston, MA, July 14, 2010
1. New Learning Environments for 21st Century Learners , [Powerpoint 2000 file, 2.3 MB].
2. Learning in the 21st Century Students as Self-Directed and Self-Assessing Learners, [Powerpoint 2000 file, 3.2 MB ] [Note: Be patient downloading these files --it takes 2-5 minutes, even on a high speed connection]
3. Videos Shown with PPTs
- New Learning Environments -- 1. "What is Manor New Tech?" video -- In their own words, Manor New Tech (Manor, TX) students explain what MNTHS is to them. This video features footage of what is happening on campus every day. See also Manor New Tech Youtube Video Channel. 2. Cornwallis Academy Learning Plaza, Kent, England.
- Learning 21 -- Project-Based Learning, 21st Century Skills, and Assessment at Napa New Technology High School (June, 2009), 3 Videos by Pearson Foundation: Monkey Trial Project Overview, Monkey Trial Project Skill by Skill Discussion, 21st Century Skills Assessment
4. New Learning Environments to Support 21st Century Learners web page
- Designing New Learning Environments to Support 21st Century Skills (PDF, downloadable), chapter by Bob Pearlman, in the new book, 21st Century Skills: Rethinking How Students Learn
- Making 21st Century Schools: Creating Learner-Centered Schoolplaces/Workplaces for a New Culture of Students at Work, by Bob Pearlman, EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY/September-October 2009
- "21st Century Learning in Schools – A Case Study of New Technology High School in Napa, CA", published in New Directions for Youth Development, Volume 2006, Issue 110 (Summer 2006), Special Issue: The Case for Twenty-First Century Learning.
- "New Skills For A New Century: Project-based learning teaches kids the collaborative and critical thinking abilities they'll need to compete", Edutopia magazine, June 2006.
6. Rubrics from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. Includes New Technology High School Rubrics.
7. New Technology 21st Century High School Model - General Information, Articles, Videos, Research, and Exemplar New Tech schools. List of and links to New Technology High Schools.