Thursday, 7 January 2016

‘21st Century Learning Design’ free course now available on the Microsoft Educator Community


21st Century Learning Design (21CLD) for Educators is a collection of 8 courses with 4-6 lessons in each course. This learning path provides teachers with clear and practical ways to develop 21st skills using digital technologies with their students. Through a collection of Office Mix Lessons, 21st Century Learning Design for Educators builds on the research methodology providing a collaborative, practice-based process to help educators transform how they design enriching learning activities for their students. The complete series of 8 courses consists of 20 hours of Office Mix Lessons, video and self-assessment materials. Educators have the opportunity to actively participate in the course by sharing their materials and by engaging in ongoing discussion as part of a community of learners.

Course Objectives

To frame and answer the following questions:
  • How do you know that your students are developing 21st century skills?
  • How to use student work to find evidence of the 21st century skills?
  • What is the impact on classroom practice?
  • What do teachers think? (teacher testimonials)
  • What do teachers think? (student voice)
This a great course that is meaningful and important for all educators. In it you’ll notice a phenomenal example of how Office Mix can be leveraged for the creation of online and flipped content. To access this course go to: https://education.microsoft.com/LearningPath/21CLD You will need to be signed in.

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This is followed by an online assessment available from the course page:

Join the Microsoft Educator Community
Why not join the Microsoft Educator Community (free) and connect and collaborate around the world and gain easy access to lessons created by educators for educators: 
https://education.microsoft.com/ 

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