Making ConneXions AISA Ghana 2013


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This plenary address, by Cheryl Doig and Chris Jansen, at the AISA Leadership Retreat in Ghana explores some of the trends that leaders should be aware of in order to lead in the future. It challenges us to be creative and challenging educators.

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Making ConneXions AISA Ghana 2013

  1. 1. Making  the  ConneXions   AISA  2013   Cheryl  Doig  and  Chris  Jansen   1
  2. 2. Kia ora Hello Akwaaba Maakye
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  6. 6. Conflict Danger Opportunity
  7. 7. …a dynamic of experimentation and innovation…
  8. 8. Possibility…
  9. 9. Change? Danger Opportunity
  10. 10. What seismic shifts are on your educational horizon?
  11. 11. MOOCs & DOCCs Hacking your education Collaboration Learning analytics Augmented memory Visual language Gamification Robotics WYOD 15   the  equity  divide   Kia ora - Akwaaba (Welcome) Ka kite ‒ Nante yie (Farewell) Handwriting Spelling Paper dominance One teacher Parent interviews Privacy Coins Retirement Copyright  2013  
  12. 12. Robots Rule 16
  13. 13. > 600,000 pieces of medical evidence Two million pages of text from medical journals and clinical trials 17
  14. 14. Surgery Minders “People get bored, people get headaches. Computers don’t,” said Bill Herr, a lawyer who used to work for a chemical company. Telepresence Teachers Prison guards 18
  15. 15. ROBOT ETHICS CHARTER Sec. 1: Responsibilities of Robots Sec 2: Rights of Robots Under Korean Law, Robots are afforded the following fundamental rights: i) A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to i)The right to exist without fear come to harm. of injury or death. ii) A robot must obey any orders ii)The right to live an existence given to it by human beings, except where such orders would free from systematic abuse. conflict with Part 3 Section 1 subsection “i” of this Charter. iii) A robot must not deceive a human being. 19
  16. 16. 20 Copyright 2013
  17. 17. How possible is it that teachers will no longer be required?
  18. 18. Ques8ons  from  Patrice   How  can  you  support  me  in  developing  confidence  in  areas  where  I  feel  less  comfortable?     How  can  you  give  me  credit  for  doing  advanced  learning  when  what  I  really  love  is  sEll  looked   down  upon  as  a  non-­‐academic  or  extra  subject  by  some?     hIp://­‐Patrice-­‐LaCoste-­‐dossier.pdf#  
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  20. 20. What is the powerful contribution to learning that only humans can make?
  21. 21. thics E Crea tiv ity Collaboration Emo t ion on C ion ec t n
  22. 22. Either or either - or • Both and fade both - and 26
  23. 23. Melding with technology to create powerful learning?
  24. 24. Railroad or transport? Blackberry or communication? School or education? 28
  25. 25. Preferred future Possible futures Expected future 29   29 Growth Mindset Pinned future  
  26. 26. What will I focus on in the next two days, that moves me closer to my preferred future?
  27. 27. It is important to ask, “What’s going to happen for us and for our environment in the next 25 years?” It is even more important to ask: “What do we want to make happen?” Vision is not figuring out what is going to change and adapting to it. Vision is about deciding how we will change the world. 31 31
  28. 28. Meda ase –Thank you 32