Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Creating Our World

This post is an rush-to-publish piece of work by +Delaine Johnson and me for the Google Teacher Academy session on Creating Your World. We were tasked to "create a new core content area." Here's our proposed course:

WAC: Writing + Art + Coding
We need to create a new core course to address 22nd century skills. Writing, Art & Coding combine to form the future of communication.

Here's a (really quickly cut together) video of reasons why this course is needed:



Sources:

Writing Across the Curriculum Overview
http://youtu.be/3ZQoU5wVeEA

Diane Ravitch on the Arts
ARTSEDGEKC
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3v2TQgePZzc&feature=share&list=PL65070CF7C3F716AF>

What Most Schools Don’t Teach - Short Film
Code.org
http://youtu.be/dU1xS07N-FA
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