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21st Century Educators

Being a teacher in the Internet era is a completely different ball game with  information being accessible to students at the tip of their fingers.  Being an educator in the 21st century, we need to keep ourselves updated and convey knowledge that is credible in order to gain our pupils' respect and this is not confined only to science and technology subjects but everything in the curricular including art. We need to be able to incorporate different teaching and learning methods to continuously capture the attention and interest of our students.  Are we technology savvy enough to be functioning as educators of the 21st century?  We live in the time where learning and learners are no longer the same as yesteryears. We've evolved so much that even  projects and presentations are no longer made on art blocks, manila cardboards or PowerPoint but made as video presentations and podcasts. We need to watch what we say when we teach - say something ridiculous and parents who are no lon