Posts Tagged ‘ 21st Century Skills ’

A Whole New Mind – Idea Mapping

December 30, 2009
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A Whole New Mind – Idea Mapping

This is pretty nifty.  I’ve always been interested in mind mapping, and this blog really dedicates itself to the practice. Be sure to click on the mind map in the blog, as it will take you to a large, zoomable picture map of Dan Pink’s A Whole New Mind. Obviously the Design aptitude is majorly…

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Glogster – Poster Yourself

December 24, 2009
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Glogster – Poster Yourself

If you haven’t used Glogster, then you should! This is an easy upgrade to develop the Design aptitude from Dan Pink’s A Whole New Mind.  I have used it with students and it is completely intuitive for them. If you are not familiar with Glogster, it is basically a digital poster which has a resemblance…

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Digital Storytelling Resources

December 22, 2009
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This website offers some nice resources to get started with digital storytelling. Daniel Pink’s Story aptitude is easily infused into any current lesson plan.  If you want to look at easy upgrades that will develop the right brain skills in A Whole New Mind, this site is a great place to start.

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Film raises troubling questions about U.S. students – USATODAY.com

December 19, 2009
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YouTube – Let Children Create.m4v

December 18, 2009
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I found this clip when I was thinking about content creation.  People today, young and old, are used to creating content.  Wikis, online collaboration, social media, Twitter, the list goes on and on.  But people are creating the content. So in education, how do we incorporate that?  It’s a pretty scary thought for myself and…

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YouTube – A Vision of K-12 Students Today

December 17, 2009
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This is a nice short video highlighting the need for technology in education.  Although Dan Pink states that it’s “high touch” and not necessarily “hi-tech” in A Whole New Mind, educators still have an obligation to realize the impact of technology on the upcoming generation. Like it or not, young people process things differently due…

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