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What are the Characteristics of a Twenty-First Century Educator?

02 May

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Are you finding yourself spending more  time online developing and re-purposing content to create an online presence for your students?  Do you consider yourself a modern or digital teacher?  According to Jeff Dunn (edumemic), there are 8 characteristics that describe a twenty-first century educator.  A twenty-first century teacher should be an adapter, communicator, learner, visionary, leader, model, collaborator and risk-taker.  Mind you, it would take a super-hero to embody all of these characteristics at once.  Instead, a twenty-first century educator should be able to “pull from experience and be a leader, a collaborator, or a communicator at a moment’s notice” (Dunn, 2013).

For a more in depth description of these characteristics and more, visit the slideshare by Zaid Alsagoff.

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Posted by on May 2, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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