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Bridging the Digital Divide: Successes and Challenges in the Implementation of 21st Century Skills

, Ohio Valley University, United States ; , APS Healthcare - WV, United States ; , Putnam County Schools - WV, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-64-8 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Record type: PROCEEDINGS

Abstract

This paper describes the development and implementation of 21st Century Skills to bridge the Digital Divide and support teacher education from three perspectives: pre-service teacher education, classroom teacher implementation, and continuing professional development. Technological tools that assist in acquiring and demonstrating 21st Century skills are emphasized. In addition, personal growth and experiences implementing 21st Century elements are discussed.

Citation

Spivy, M., Young, D. & Cottle, A. (2008). Bridging the Digital Divide: Successes and Challenges in the Implementation of 21st Century Skills. In K. McFerrin, R. Weber, R. Carlsen & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2008--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1534-1539). Las Vegas, Nevada, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved May 27, 2019 from .

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