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Teaching the Net Generation: Curriculum, Pedagogy and the Challenge of 21 st Century Learning 10 to 11 September  Cebu City, Philippines. LearnEnglish. British Council on-line resources. Mina Patel. 11 September 2008. Basic Skills.

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Learnenglish

Teaching the Net Generation:

Curriculum, Pedagogy and the Challenge

of 21st Century Learning

10 to 11 September  Cebu City, Philippines

LearnEnglish

British Council on-line resources

Mina Patel

11 September 2008


Basic skills
Basic Skills

British Council ‘English Next’ research: ‘English has been repositioned as a ‘basic skill’, to be learned by primary school children alongside other 21st century skills in Information Technology’

One of British Council’s global aims for English is to ensure that every teacher and learner of English worldwide has access to quality language services from the UK.

Teaching the Net Generation:

Curriculum, Pedagogy and the Challenge of 21st Century Learning


What is ICT?

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Information and Communication Technology is the term used to describe exciting and innovative ways to provide lifelong learners with global access to information, learning and support. Information systems that are seamlessly linked to learning support systems, that are enjoyable to use and which enable management.

http://asp2.wlv.ac.uk/its/website/everyone/its_jargon.htm

Teaching the Net Generation:

Curriculum, Pedagogy and the Challenge of 21st Century Learning

Teaching the Net Generation:

Curriculum, Pedagogy and the Challenge of 21st Century Learning


Global Products

TeachingEnglish

LearnEnglish

LE Family

Premier Skills

LE Second Life for Teens

LE Audio

LE Mobile

Teaching the Net Generation:

Curriculum, Pedagogy and the Challenge of 21st Century Learning


LearnEnglish Family

Jim Knight, the UK government’s Minister of State for Schools and Learners:

‘ Parents have six times more impact on the learning of primary age children than teachers do.’

Child Learning

Teacher

Parent

Teaching the Net Generation:

Curriculum, Pedagogy and the Challenge of 21st Century Learning


LearnEnglish Family

Basic Skills

British Council support

LearnEnglish Parents web pages

www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish/parents

LearnEnglish Kids web pages

www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish/kids

LearnEnglish Kids CDROM

Teaching the Net Generation:

Curriculum, Pedagogy and the Challenge of 21st Century Learning


Premier Skills

www.britishcouncil.or/learnenglish/premierskills

Teaching the Net Generation:

Curriculum, Pedagogy and the Challenge of 21st Century Learning


LE Second Life for Teens

Web users today

‘Consistent evidence dating back over a decade shows that technology can and does improve attainment in almost all National Curriculum subjects. BECTA

73% of learners of English say they want to learn using a computer, 69% say socialising is a main motivation in their learning and that they want to have fun; 92% think it’s important to develop their problem-solving skills. British Council Global Research.

Teaching the Net Generation:

Curriculum, Pedagogy and the Challenge of 21st Century Learning


LE Second Life for Teens

What is it?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aERvhgSjiH0

It’s a learning zone for both group and independent learners in the Second Life virtual environment. Interactive LearnEnglish activities and quests based on UK culture are available for all Second Life residents registered as Teens.

Teaching the Net Generation:

Curriculum, Pedagogy and the Challenge of 21st Century Learning


LE Audio

‘The British Council’s global experience tells us that combining listening, technology and a variety of content types increases the chances of successful language learning.’

Teaching the Net Generation:

Curriculum, Pedagogy and the Challenge of 21st Century Learning


LE Audio

The best way to learn…..

1. Suits our lifestyle

2. Involves technology

3. Often involves audio

Teaching the Net Generation:

Curriculum, Pedagogy and the Challenge of 21st Century Learning


LE Audio

Includes:

Free-to-use Learn English Podcasts web pages so that you can listen to audio through your computer or download audio to your MP3 player

www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish-podcasts.htm

Printable self-study materials

Learn English CD ROMS

Audio books from the UK

Teaching the Net Generation:

Curriculum, Pedagogy and the Challenge of 21st Century Learning


LE Audio

How do podcasts help people listen and learn?

Cater to a variety of learning styles

Important for learners with visual difficulties

Listening avoids the difficulties of dyslexia – affects 4% of the population in the Western world

Provide models for a variety of contexts

Teaching the Net Generation:

Curriculum, Pedagogy and the Challenge of 21st Century Learning


LE Mobile

Are you a digital native or a digital immigrant?

IT literacy v. a need to learn

Operating systems and functionality

Age

Technology as part of everyday life

Dependent on technology

Teaching the Net Generation:

Curriculum, Pedagogy and the Challenge of 21st Century Learning


Global Products

LE Family

LE Mobile

LearnEnglish

Premier Skills

LE Audio

LE Second Life for Teens

Teaching the Net Generation:

Curriculum, Pedagogy and the Challenge of 21st Century Learning


And finally…..

‘What makes our ambitions possible is to apply the transformative power of technological innovation to learning – enabling technology to be what it has the potential to be: the great liberating force in providing opportunity to all.’

UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown

Thank you and any questions?

Teaching the Net Generation:

Curriculum, Pedagogy and the Challenge of 21st Century Learning


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