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We present this wiki as a work in progress--much like one's personal educational journey--in which you will find information and resources that focus on our belief that students must be the focus of education. In order to fully appreciate this wiki, you will need to be in a location with access to YouTube or login to the USD 345 Filter.


"CREATIVITY NOW IS AS IMPORTANT IN EDUCATION AS LITERACY, AND WE SHOULD TREAT IT WITH THE SAME STATUS." --SIR KEN ROBINSON








TED. (2006, February). Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity? [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/user/tedtalksdirector?blend=1&ob=4#p/a/70DEC2B0568B5469/1/iG9CE55wbtY
Used with permission under Creative Commons License

Technology has significant potential to reshape education. Examine, if you will, how it has transformed our society--good, bad, or otherwise. Now more than ever, there are a variety of tools available to students to learn about their world and respond to it through production of learning resources. Our team attempts to show that, with the tools that exist, students can be the authors of their learning, and teachers can play a role in facilitating learning.

Don't think that technology will shape education? Check out the 21st Century Skills--or talk to any employer--to learn how education must change to meet the needs of our country's future.

Check out our pages below to drill down into more specific areas, or browse the list of websites and apps to find additional tools that you can use to enhance creativity and other 21st Century Skills in your classroom.

"Using Hardware Tools to Further 21st Century Skills," by Jeff Debacker, 7-12 Instructional Coach
"Success-ful Tech Integration with the iPad," by Cathie Klein, Career Education:
"Using Multimedia Tools in the Science Classroom," by Scott Petersen, Biology and Physical Science
"Wikis and Web 2.0 to Enhance Interactivity," by Elizabeth Woodman, Biology
"Additional Websites and Apps," by Team 9-12