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Kelly Falcone

Professor & Professional Development Coordinator

21st Century Learning Skills: Do kids learn differently now?

How has technology changed learning?  Children today have grown up with technology and computers, does this actually change the way they learn?

It’s very interesting to look at the differences in students today versus 20 or even 10 years ago.  It is said that the Brains of these Millennial students actually process differently, much more like a computer.  They are multi-taskers and need to be actively learning; the passive teacher-centered classroom is a thing of the past and a style that will not likely be conducive to teaching these students.

Here are some resources on 21st century learning:

Article:  Connecting to the 21st-Century Student


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