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  • 1. Did You Know . . .
  • 2. If you’re one in a million in China . . .
  • 3. There are 1,300 people just like you.
  • 4. In India, there are 1,100 people just like you.
  • 5. Did you know . . .
  • 6. China will soon become the number one English speaking country in the world.
  • 7. . If you took every single job in the U.S. today and shipped it to China …
  • 8. China would still have a labor surplus.
  • 9. During the course of this presentation . . .
  • 10. 60 babies will be born in the U.S. 244 babies will be born in China. 351 babies will be born in India.
  • 11. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that today’s learner will have 10-14 jobs . . .
  • 12. By the age of 38.
  • 13. According to the U.S. Department of Labor . . .
  • 14. 1 out of 4 workers today is working for a company they have been employed by for less than one year.
  • 15. More than 1 out of 2 are working for a company they have worked for for less than five years.
  • 16. According to former Secretary of Education Richard Riley . . .
  • 17. The top 10 in-demand jobs in 2010 didn’t exist in 2004.
  • 18. We are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t yet exist . . .
  • 19. Using technologies that haven’t been invented . . .
  • 20. In order to solve problems we don’t even know are problems yet.
  • 21. Did you know . . .
  • 22. The 25% of the population in China with the highest IQ’s . . .
  • 23. Is greater than the total population of North America.
  • 24. In India, it’s the top 28%.
  • 25. Translation for teachers: They have more honors kids than we have kids.
  • 26. What does it all mean?
  • 27. We are living in a global community that will continue to grow more interdependent.
  • 28. Students must become aware of these global interactions in order to be successful.
  • 29. Brookside offers a place where students will learn to become leaders of our global community.
  • 30. The Middle Years Programme Brookside Middle School 2007-2008