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Master of Education (MEd)

MA Concentration

Educational Technology, Innovative Learning


21 st century skills, student activities, technology integration, web 2.0 tools, Google tools, 4 C's, leadership, student council, digital tools


Roger Pence, Pamela A. Redmond, Jim O'Connor


The workforce is in need of graduates who are strong in 21st century skills - collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and creativity. While teachers are working to implement these skills through incorporating technology into classrooms, teachers and students may not always know how to use the available Web 2.0 tools effectively. This can be seen not only in traditional academic classrooms, but also in extracurricular programs such as Student Activities. This paper focuses on the creation of the website Student Activities 2. 0. It was created in order to meet the need of Student Activities Directors, student leaders, and educators. It is a resource that teaches different ways to integrate technology into a Student Activities Program. Schools are transitioning from paper ballots and paper poster making to electronic ballots and digital posters. This trend is becoming the new way of student activities. Unfortunately, there are very few resources on how to use technology effectively in these programs. With the creation of Student Activities 2.0, there is finally a resource to guide student activities directors and student leaders in middle schools and high schools across the country in the development of 21st century skills.