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|Title||Teaching in the 21st Century: A Review of the Issues and Changing Models in the Teaching Profession|
|Publication Type||Web Article|
|Year of Publication||2008|
|Access Date||July 12, 2011|
|Education Level||K-12, Adult|
|Keywords||Changing Models in Teaching, Issues in Teaching, Models in Teaching, Online Professional Development, Teaching, Teaching in the 21st Century|
As educational leaders, classroom teachers, students and parents will agree, 21st century teaching carries with it a complicated mix of challenges and opportunities. Challenges include the issues of teacher turnover, accountability, changing student populations and student expectations, mounting budget pressures, and intense demand to build students’ 21st century skills.
This article is a review of the issues and changing models in the teaching profession. A strong case is made for the utilization of technology-based tools and resources to address these challenges successfully. With strategic use of 21st century learning tools, this article proposes that educational institutions can provide the supportive, productive environment educators need to reach, teach, and support each student's learning needs and potential.