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Did You Know 4 Nov 2007

  1. 1. “ Did You Know IV - (4) ?” 21 st Century Learning Tools for the Classroom Revised 11-2007 Howie DiBlasi I.T. Director “ Emerging Technology Evangelist” Digital Journey 1034 East 3 rd Ave. Durango Colorado 970-749-0760 Conference Presentation – 2007 [email_address]
  2. 2. Thanks to the following for content, data and statistics: Alan November David Warlick Thomas Friedman Will Richardson Ian Jukes Chris Dede Ray Kurzwell Angus King Milken Conference Dan Schmidt K arl Fisch –for the original Did You Know Howie DiBlasi Music:Used with permission: Last of the Mohicans ! The Kiss;Elk Hunt All music composed by Trevor Jones & Randy Edelman and Clannad.. Music by Trevor Jones for the 1992 drama movie. Released 11/13/2001 on the Morgan Creek label, catalog number 20015
  3. 3. Did You Know . . .iv (4)
  4. 4. 53 Million American Adults ( 44% ) of Internet users used the Internet to publish, respond, post photos, share files and content
  5. 5. American teenagers today are utilizing the interactive capabilities of the Internet as they create and share their own media creations….
  6. 6. Fully half of all teens and 57% of teens who use the Internet could be considered Content Creators
  7. 7. They have created a blog, wiki or webpage, posted original artwork, photography, stories or videos online
  8. 8. Millions of amateur reporters now have their own digital printing press. They are editors who blog. ( Pein, 2005)
  9. 9. There are over 70 million blogs and counting 1, 000,000 (million ) posts each day on the blogs The blogosphere is over 60 times bigger than it was 3 years ago.
  10. 10. 8 out of 10 people do not know what a Blog is Do you ?
  11. 11. “ How do we prepare our students to become not only readers and writers, but editors and collaborators as well?” Will Richardson, 2006
  12. 12. “ What needs to change about our curriculum when our students have the ability to reach audiences far beyond our classroom walls? Will Richardson, 2006
  13. 13. There is much reason to believe their implementation in schools will better prepare students for a slew of new illiteracies and competencies in their post-education lives. (Will Richardson, 2006)
  14. 14. There are people who will collaborate, create large storehouses of information, and change our relationship to technology, and re-write the paradigms of how things work. They are just being born. Dan Gillmor
  15. 15. Today’s students may not be well suited to the more linear progression of learning that most educators employ. ( Mark Prensky)
  16. 16. The past 25 years in technology have been the warm-up act. What we are now entering is the MAIN EVENT which is the era in which technology will truly transform every aspect of business, government, education and society of life. ( Carly Fiorina, former- CEO of HP)
  17. 17. China has 17 million blogs * <ul><li>35% of all internet users in China have a BLOG….. </li></ul><ul><li>* The Blog Herald-2006 </li></ul>
  18. 18. Read/Write Web tools have relevance to state and local core content curriculum standards. (Will Richardson, 2006)
  19. 19. 9 out of 10 people do not know what a Wiki is Do you?
  20. 20. 9 out of 10 do not know what a Podcast is Do you?
  21. 21. 6 million American adults have listened to podcasts There are 100,000 podcasts and subscribers are growing @ 20 % per month
  22. 22. What the average teen is doing outside of school on an average day:
  23. 23. 6.5 hours with media outside of school 33% of on the Internet 26% on TV 21% telephone 15% radio
  24. 24. 81 % of students have e-mail accounts 75% of students have IM – (Instant messenger accounts) 97% of students believe technology use is very important in education ( Netday survey, 2005)
  25. 25. The fastest growing age group for using the Internet is…. 2-5 year olds ( NetDay News , 2005)
  26. 26. YouTube serves 100 million videos per day. ……served 2.5 billion videos to nearly 20 million unique visitors in June of 2006. Do you know what YouTube is?
  27. 27. Sometimes size does matter.
  28. 28. If you’re one in a million in China . . .
  29. 29. There are 1,300 people just like you.
  30. 30. In India, there are 1,100 people just like you.
  31. 31. The 25% of the population in China with the highest IQ’s . . .
  32. 32. Is greater than the total population of North America.
  33. 33. In India, it’s the top 28%.
  34. 34. Translation for teachers: They have more honors kids than we have kids.
  35. 35. Did you know . . .
  36. 36. China will soon become the number one English speaking country in the world.
  37. 37. If you took every single job in the U.S. today and shipped it to China . . .
  38. 38. China would still have a labor surplus.
  39. 39. China Mobile is the world’s largest cellular company…. They have over 301 million customers….
  40. 40. Translation…..China has more cell phones than the U.S. has people*…… *Business Week 2-5-2007
  41. 41. Your CPA has outsourced doing your taxes to India to accounting graduates that work for $100 a month…
  42. 42. Message to Americans… ”Mama don’t let your kids grow up to be accountants”.
  43. 43. <ul><li>During the course of this presentation . . . </li></ul><ul><li>60 babies will be born in the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>244 babies will be born in China. </li></ul><ul><li>351 babies will be born in India. </li></ul>
  44. 44. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that today’s learner will have 10-14 jobs . . . By the age of 38…
  45. 45. Where are all the workers? Factory workers in Ho Chi Minh City make $62 a month
  46. 46. A teacher in Beijing, China makes $454 a month
  47. 47. A nurse in Beijing, China makes $260 a month
  48. 48. 41 % of companies around the world are having trouble hiring the people they need
  49. 49. Help Wanted: Where the labor shortage is highest* Mexico: 82% Japan: 61% U.S. 41% Canada: 36% Europe: 31% China: 19% India: 9% *Business Week-April, 2007
  50. 50. Slowdown-What slowdown? U.S companies make more and more of their investments overseas.
  51. 51. Steven R. Appleton: CEO of Micron: “I don’t have to hire one more person in the U.S….I don’t have to invest one more dollar here-and we will be just fine”* Quoted to Michelle Thompson in a April interview on the Global Economy-5-2007
  52. 52. According to former Secretary of Education Richard Riley . . .
  53. 53. The top 10 in-demand jobs in 2010 didn’t exist in 2004.
  54. 54. We are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t yet exist . . .
  55. 55. Using technologies that haven’t been invented . . .
  56. 56. In order to solve problems we don’t even know are problems yet.
  57. 57. Did you know . . .
  58. 58. The U.S. is 20 th in the world in broadband Internet penetration. (Luxembourg just passed us.)
  59. 59. Wired For Growth* *Business Week April 9,2007 Europe Blows away the US and Asia in Network Readiness Index: #1. Denmark #2. Sweden #3. Singapore #5. Switzerland #6. Netherlands #7. US
  60. 60. 1 out of every 8 couples married in the U.S. last year met online.
  61. 61. &quot;In 2010 accessible online data is expected to approach a Yottabyte…… , or 1 trillion terabytes.” ( yotta- septillions 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000) * IBM Unveils Storage Capacity on Demand for Growing e-businesses B usiness Wire , October 27, 2000
  62. 62. There are over 100 million registered users of MySpace. (December: 2006)
  63. 63. The average MySpace page is visited 30 times a day.
  64. 64. MySpace users call up an average of 31.5 billion unique page views per month----yes 31.5 BILLION
  65. 65. <ul><li>MySpace page views were up 79% in April 2007* </li></ul><ul><li>41% of the traffic comes from people over 35* </li></ul><ul><li>*Business Week -2007 </li></ul>
  66. 66. We are living in exponential times.
  67. 67. There are over 2.7 billion searches performed on Google each month.
  68. 68. To whom were these questions addressed B.G.? (Before Google)
  69. 69. The number of text messages sent and received every day exceeds the population of the planet.
  70. 70. More than 1,442 new books are published ……….… Daily.
  71. 71. It’s estimated that 1.5 exabytes (that’s 1.5 x 10 18 ) of unique new information will be generated worldwide this year.
  72. 72. That’s estimated to be more than in the previous 5,000 years.
  73. 73. The amount of new technical information is doubling every 2 years.
  74. 74. That means for a student starting a four-year technical or college degree . . .
  75. 75. Half of what they learn in their first year of study will be outdated by their third year of study.
  76. 76. It’s predicted to double every 72 hours by 2010.
  77. 77. NEC and Alcatel . . . Developed new fiber optics that will push 10 trillion bits per second down one strand of fiber.
  78. 78. That’s 150 million simultaneous phone calls every second.
  79. 79. “ Young People Urgently Need New Skills to Succeed in the Global Economy” <ul><li>Headline in the news Nov. 6. 2006 </li></ul>
  80. 80. Technology has become an indispensable tool in the education of today’s students. ( Netday survey, 2005)
  81. 81. Students think differently than us..they develop hypertext minds…they leap around..their cognative structures are parallel not sequential. ( Mark Prenskey )
  82. 82. Alan November…. “We need to emphasized the necessity of students learning with others around the world and stress that 3 skills are needed to teach our children.”
  83. 83. <ul><li>“ We need to teach our students to deal with massive amounts of information. ” Do our students know how ? </li></ul>
  84. 84. <ul><li>“ We need to teach our students global communication, starting with Kindergarten. ” Do our students know how ? </li></ul>
  85. 85. <ul><li>“ We need to teach our students to be self-directed and understand how to organize more and more of their own learning. ” Do our students know how ? </li></ul>
  86. 86. Have we changed our teaching methods to reflect new technology?
  87. 87. “ We can’t avoid learning these tools. We can’t walk away from this” - Alan November
  88. 88. “ The fact is, our young people are woefully under prepared for the demands of today’s workplace,” said Ken Kay, President of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills
  89. 89. “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” - Albert Einstein
  90. 90. What does it all mean?
  91. 91. Shift Happens.
  92. 92. Now you know . . .
  93. 93. “ Did You Know IV - (4) ?” 21 st Century Learning Tools for the Classroom Revised 11-2007 Howie DiBlasi I.T. Director “ Emerging Technology Evangelist” Digital Journey 1034 East 3 rd Ave. Durango Colorado 970-749-0760 Conference Presentation – 2007 [email_address]

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