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Alabama Speaks Up!
Speak Up 2012 Data Results
Planning for Speak Up 2013
Julie Evans, Project Tomorrow CEO
September 30, 2...
Today’s discussion – the big questions:
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What are some realities about ed tech in our schools
today – from the perspecti...
Today’s discussion – the big questions:
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What are some realities about ed tech in our schools
today – from the perspecti...
Project Tomorrow, a national
education nonprofit organization
Programs:

• Research & evaluation studies
• School and comm...
Speak Up National Research Project
Annual national research project
 Online surveys + focus groups
 Open for all K-12 sc...
Speak Up survey question themes
 Learning & Teaching with Technology
 21st Century Skills: Digital Citizenship & Global ...
Speak Up survey question themes
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Learning & Teaching with Technology
21st Century Skills: Digital Citizens...
Why participate in Speak Up?
 Power of local data
 Use data as input for planning
 To justify budget and purchasing dec...
National Speak Up 2012 Participation: 466,303
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K-12 Students
 Teachers & Librarians
 Parents (in English & Spanish)
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Alabama Speaks Up!
34,053 Online Surveys Submitted

K-12 Students

27,561

Teachers & Librarians

3,836

Parents

2,369

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Shelby County School District
Madison County School District
Lee County Schools
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Shelby County School District = #2
Madison County School District = #5
Lee County Schools
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Speak Up 2012
National Reports
© 2013 Project Tomorrow
Digital Conversion

Personalized
Learning
K-12 Digital Learner
Speak Up 2012 National Findings
From Chalkboards to Tablets

Digital Conversion

A shift in what we do, but
also our attit...
Speak Up 2012 National Findings
From Chalkboards to Tablets

Digital Conversion

Why the new momentum in
K-12 education?

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Why the new momentum for digital
conversions in K-12 education?
1. Common Core State Standards
2. Educators’ personal use ...
What can the Speak Up
findings tell us about the

future of learning?

© 2013 Project Tomorrow
Speak Up National Findings: 2003 - 2012
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Students function as a “Digital Advance Team”

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Students regularly adopt and ...
The New Student Vision for Learning

Social–based learning
Un–tethered learning
Digitally–rich learning

Personalized
Lear...
Personalizing learning
through digital tools

8 things you need
to know about
ed tech in Alabama
(with some bonus
data!)
©...
Be a Speak Up Analyst!

Your assignment:
 Debunk myths
 Uncover hidden digital divides
 Evaluate your vision
 Do you h...
1. Alabama students are using social media
tools to connect, collaborate and create

Texting:
71% of Gr 9-12, 66% of Gr 6-...
1. Alabama students are using social media
tools to connect, collaborate and create

Massively multi-player
online games (...
Bonus: Alabama parents, teachers and
administrators are using social media, also!
Social Media Tools

Parents

Teachers

P...
2. Alabama students are multi-mobilists

79%

66%
59%58%
47%

52%
48%
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25%
21%
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Cell Phone

16%
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2. Alabama students are multi-mobilists
Perspectives on out of school Internet access
is changing – even in Alabama

“My h...
3. Changing views on mobile learning
Growth in mobile device access by parents
90%
73%

49%
35%

32%

5%

2008
Tablets

20...
3. Changing views on mobile learning

The mobilist parents – are you ready for them?

Smartphones
Tablets
Digital readers
...
Bonus: Benefits of mobile devices for
schoolwork
59%
53%
60%

Extends learning beyond school day
Provides way for students...
4. The BYOD story

New Speak Up Question on the 2012 survey:

Parents: What if there were two classes – one
allowed use of...
4. The BYOD story
New Speak Up Question:
How likely is it that you would want your child
in the class that allowed the dev...
Bonus: The BYOD/BYOT trend – what a
difference a year makes!
Policy/Position

Admin 2011

Admin 2012

Do not allow

52%

3...
5. Alabama students are tech trendsetters

Students’ Philosophy: it just makes sense to use
different devices for differen...
5. Alabama students are tech trendsetters
Students’ Philosophy: it just makes sense to use
different devices for different...
6. Today’s students still face obstacles
using technology at school for learning

Obstacles, barriers, challenges
How has ...
Speak Up 2012 National Findings
From Chalkboards to Tablets

Obstacles to using tech @ school
Top obstacles in 2003
Intern...
Speak Up 2012 National Findings
From Chalkboards to Tablets

Obstacles to using tech @ school
Top obstacles in 2003

Top o...
Speak Up 2012 National Findings
From Chalkboards to Tablets

Obstacles to using tech @ school
Top obstacles in 2003

Top o...
Bonus: Alabama parents have concerns
about tech use at their child’s school also!

Alabama parents say:
Not enough compute...
8. Online learning for all
Parents have first hand experiences with
online learning
I have taken an online class:
For work...
Students and parents want more online
learning!

A “must have” for the ultimate school:

Nat’l

Alabama

Students Gr 9-12
...
Why take an online class?

For high school students, traditional reasons
are important such as scheduling and college
cred...
Bonus: Online learning – it is all about
personalization!
Personalization benefits

Students
Grades 9-12:
2009

Students
G...
8. Leveraging digital content to create new
learning environments

Types used in the classroom: Nat’l

Alabama

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Videos ...
New question area for Speak Up this year –
who is flipping?
Experience with flipped learning

Alabama
Teachers

Alabama
Pr...
Bonus: What Alabama teachers say they
need: their wish list for PD

Preparing for the Common Core Standards 41%
Using tech...
Imagine you are designing the ultimate
school for today’s students,
what technologies would have the
greatest impact on le...
Do we have a shared vision of the
future of digital learning in Alabama?
Schoolwide Internet
Tablets
Social media tools
Di...
Schoolwide Internet
Tablets
Social media tools
Digital textbooks
Games
Use own mobile device
Online classes
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Principals...
Key trends that we are watching ….
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Continuing “digital disconnects”

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Spectrum of digital native-ness

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24/7 access...
Key trends that we are watching ….
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Collaborations driving 21st century skills

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Game-ification momentum – learning as...
More Speak Up? www.tomorrow.org
National Speak Up Findings and reports
Targeted and thematic reports
Online learning trend...
Quick Facts about Speak Up 2013
Surveys open from Oct 2 thru Dec 20
Surveys: K-12 students, parents, teachers,
librarians,...
What’s new for Speak Up 2013?
New question topics

New survey: community members
Password or secret word not required for ...
Your thoughts, comments, questions
(c) Project Tomorrow 2013
Julie Evans
Project Tomorrow
jevans@tomorrow.org
949-609-4660 x15
Twitter: JulieEvans_PT
and SpeakUpEd
Copyright Project T...
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  1. 1. Alabama Speaks Up! Speak Up 2012 Data Results Planning for Speak Up 2013 Julie Evans, Project Tomorrow CEO September 30, 2013
  2. 2. Today’s discussion – the big questions:  What are some realities about ed tech in our schools today – from the perspective of Alabama students, parents, teachers & administrators?  Do we have a shared vision for digital learning?  What are the big trends to watch?  How can your district participate in Speak Up 2013? © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  3. 3. Today’s discussion – the big questions:  What are some realities about ed tech in our schools today – from the perspective of Alabama students, parents, teachers & administrators?  Do we have a shared vision for digital learning?  What are the big trends to watch?  How can your district participate in Speak Up 2013? Use the 2012 data to demonstrate value of participation © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  4. 4. Project Tomorrow, a national education nonprofit organization Programs: • Research & evaluation studies • School and community programs • Events for students Mission: To ensure that today’s students are prepared to become tomorrow’s leaders, innovators and engaged citizens of the world. © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  5. 5. Speak Up National Research Project Annual national research project  Online surveys + focus groups  Open for all K-12 schools and schools of education  Institutions receive free report with their own data Collect ideas ↔ Stimulate conversations  K-12 Students, Teachers, Parents, Administrators  Pre-Service Teachers in Schools of Education Inform policies & programs  Analysis and reporting of findings and trends  Consulting services to help transform teaching and learning + 3 million surveys since 2003 © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  6. 6. Speak Up survey question themes  Learning & Teaching with Technology  21st Century Skills: Digital Citizenship & Global Awareness  Math and Science Instruction  Students’ Career Interests in STEM  Professional Development / Teacher Preparation  Internet Safety  Administrators’ Challenges  Emerging Technologies both in & out of the Classroom  Mobile Devices, Online Learning, Digital Content, E-textbooks  Educational Games, Social Media tools and applications  Flipped Classroom, Print to Digital, Online Assessments  Designing the 21st Century School © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  7. 7. Speak Up survey question themes         Learning & Teaching with Technology 21st Century Skills: Digital Citizenship & Global Awareness Math and Science Instruction Students’ Career Interests in STEM Professional Development / Teacher Preparation Internet Safety Administrators’ Challenges Emerging Technologies both in & out of the Classroom  Mobile Devices, Online Learning, Digital Content, E-textbooks  Educational Games, Social Media tools and applications  Flipped Classroom, Print to Digital, Online Assessments  Designing the 21st Century School Activities Value Propositions © 2013 Project Tomorrow Aspirations
  8. 8. Why participate in Speak Up?  Power of local data  Use data as input for planning  To justify budget and purchasing decisions  Inform new initiatives – as an evaluation tool .  As a tool to engage parents  Demonstrate interest in students’ ideas  Use for grant writing and fund development  Content for professional development  As a competitive tool  And more . . . . . . . (c) Project Tomorrow 2013
  9. 9. National Speak Up 2012 Participation: 466,303  K-12 Students  Teachers & Librarians  Parents (in English & Spanish)  School/District Administrators  364,233 56,346 39,713 6,011 About the participating schools & districts o 8,020 schools and 2,431 districts o 30% urban / 43% rural / 27% suburban o All 50 states + DC  Honor Roll of States with highest participation: TX, CA, OH, IN, AL, NC, WI, AZ, FL, PA © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  10. 10. Alabama Speaks Up! 34,053 Online Surveys Submitted K-12 Students 27,561 Teachers & Librarians 3,836 Parents 2,369 School/District Administrators 287 © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  11. 11. Bravo!             Shelby County School District Madison County School District Lee County Schools Coffee County School District Gadsen City School District Chilton County School District Decatur City School District Calhoun County School District Satsuma City School District Mountain Brook School District Salem Community Schools Piedmont City Schools © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  12. 12. Bravo!             Shelby County School District = #2 Madison County School District = #5 Lee County Schools Coffee County School District Gadsen City School District Chilton County School District Decatur City School District Calhoun County School District Satsuma City School District Mountain Brook School District Salem Community Schools Piedmont City Schools © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  13. 13. Speak Up 2012 National Reports © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  14. 14. Digital Conversion Personalized Learning K-12 Digital Learner
  15. 15. Speak Up 2012 National Findings From Chalkboards to Tablets Digital Conversion A shift in what we do, but also our attitudes and values (c) Project Tomorrow 2013
  16. 16. Speak Up 2012 National Findings From Chalkboards to Tablets Digital Conversion Why the new momentum in K-12 education? (c) Project Tomorrow 2013
  17. 17. Why the new momentum for digital conversions in K-12 education? 1. Common Core State Standards 2. Educators’ personal use of digital tools 3. Sustained budget stress 4. Emergence of the new digital parent 5. Employers’ demands for better skilled employees 6. New student expectations for learning processes (c) Project Tomorrow 2013
  18. 18. What can the Speak Up findings tell us about the future of learning? © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  19. 19. Speak Up National Findings: 2003 - 2012  Students function as a “Digital Advance Team”  Students regularly adopt and adapt emerging technologies for learning  Students’ frustrations focus on the unsophisticated use of technologies within education  Persistent digital disconnect between students and adults  Exacerbation of lack of relevancy in current education  Students want a more personalized learning environment © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  20. 20. The New Student Vision for Learning Social–based learning Un–tethered learning Digitally–rich learning Personalized Learning © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  21. 21. Personalizing learning through digital tools 8 things you need to know about ed tech in Alabama (with some bonus data!) © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  22. 22. Be a Speak Up Analyst! Your assignment:  Debunk myths  Uncover hidden digital divides  Evaluate your vision  Do you have a shared vision of the future?  How can the Speak Up data help you? (c) Project Tomorrow 2013
  23. 23. 1. Alabama students are using social media tools to connect, collaborate and create Texting: 71% of Gr 9-12, 66% of Gr 6-8 (nat’l growth of 44% since 2008) Twitter: 4 out of 10 students in Gr 9 -12 (only 1/3 nationally) Videos: 32% of students in Gr 6-8 (nat’l - only 15% in 2007) © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  24. 24. 1. Alabama students are using social media tools to connect, collaborate and create Massively multi-player online games (MMOG) ¼ of students in Gr 6-8 Facebook 53% of students in Gr 9-12 (nat’l decrease of 21% since 2007) © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  25. 25. Bonus: Alabama parents, teachers and administrators are using social media, also! Social Media Tools Parents Teachers Principals Texting 88% 82% 91% Twitter 17% 17% 26% YouTube 17% 15% 16% Games 3% 3% 3% Facebook 59% 56% 48% Skype 37% 43% 52% © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  26. 26. 2. Alabama students are multi-mobilists 79% 66% 59%58% 47% 52% 48% 44% 45% 45% 40% 37% 25% 21% 16% Cell Phone 16% Smartphone K-2 Gr 3-5 Tablet Gr 6-8 © 2013 Project Tomorrow Digital Reader Gr 9-12
  27. 27. 2. Alabama students are multi-mobilists Perspectives on out of school Internet access is changing – even in Alabama “My home internet access is through a mobile, 3G/4G device” Grade 6-8 57% Grade 9-12 68%  Weekly Internet access for homework? 66% of Alabama high school students © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  28. 28. 3. Changing views on mobile learning Growth in mobile device access by parents 90% 73% 49% 35% 32% 5% 2008 Tablets 2012 Smartphones © 2013 Project Tomorrow Cellphones
  29. 29. 3. Changing views on mobile learning The mobilist parents – are you ready for them? Smartphones Tablets Digital readers Nat’l 73% 49% 37% Alabama 78% 48% 39% 44% of Alabama parents want their school or child’s teacher to communicate with them via text message (37% nationwide) © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  30. 30. Bonus: Benefits of mobile devices for schoolwork 59% 53% 60% Extends learning beyond school day Provides way for students to review materials anytime 57% 48% 52% 50% Improves school to home communications Increases student engagement 55% 50% Personalizes learning Principals Teachers (c) Project Tomorrow 2013 48% Parents 64% 63% 57% 84% 77%
  31. 31. 4. The BYOD story New Speak Up Question on the 2012 survey: Parents: What if there were two classes – one allowed use of student owned devices and one did not . . . . How likely is it that you would want your child in the class that allowed the devices? © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  32. 32. 4. The BYOD story New Speak Up Question: How likely is it that you would want your child in the class that allowed the devices? Result: 75% of Alabama parents said it was likely – they want their child in that “mobile using class” (51% said very likely!) © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  33. 33. Bonus: The BYOD/BYOT trend – what a difference a year makes! Policy/Position Admin 2011 Admin 2012 Do not allow 52% 37% Discretion of building principal 16% 21% Discretion of teacher 21% 32% We provide devices 13% 18% Evaluating BYOD/T 19% 28% BYOD/T in place 17% 30% (c) Project Tomorrow 2013
  34. 34. 5. Alabama students are tech trendsetters Students’ Philosophy: it just makes sense to use different devices for different tasks Create a presentation? Communicate w/peers & teacher? Read a book or article? Take notes in class? © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  35. 35. 5. Alabama students are tech trendsetters Students’ Philosophy: it just makes sense to use different devices for different tasks Gr 6-8 Create a presentation Communicate with classmates & teachers Read a book or article Take notes in class Gr 9-12 Laptop Laptop Smartphone Smartphone Digital reader Tablet Tablet Laptop © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  36. 36. 6. Today’s students still face obstacles using technology at school for learning Obstacles, barriers, challenges How has this changed in the past ten years? From 2003 to 2012 ….. © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  37. 37. Speak Up 2012 National Findings From Chalkboards to Tablets Obstacles to using tech @ school Top obstacles in 2003 Internet too slow 2. Filters & firewalls 3. Not enough computers 4. Computers are old 5. Software is old 1. © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  38. 38. Speak Up 2012 National Findings From Chalkboards to Tablets Obstacles to using tech @ school Top obstacles in 2003 Top obstacles in 2012 Internet too slow 2. Filters & firewalls 3. Not enough computers 4. Computers are old 5. Software is old 1. 1. Filters & firewalls 2. Cannot access my social media 3. Cannot use my mobile 4. Too many rules! 5. Cannot use texting © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  39. 39. Speak Up 2012 National Findings From Chalkboards to Tablets Obstacles to using tech @ school Top obstacles in 2003 Top obstacles in 2012 Internet too slow 2. Filters & firewalls 3. Not enough computers 4. Computers are old 5. Software is old 1. 1. Access to school tools! Filters & firewalls 2. Cannot access my social media 3. Cannot use my mobile 4. Too many rules! 5. Cannot use texting Access to my tools! © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  40. 40. Bonus: Alabama parents have concerns about tech use at their child’s school also! Alabama parents say: Not enough computers for every child to use 46% Tech use is too teacher dependent 27% Class or school info on portal is not updated 27% © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  41. 41. 8. Online learning for all Parents have first hand experiences with online learning I have taken an online class: For work or job training For an academic/college program To learn new skills To explore a hobby For traffic school Nat’l 43% 29% 22% 13% 7% 22% of parents who have not taken an online class would like to! © 2013 Project Tomorrow AL 47% 32% 20% 13% 2%
  42. 42. Students and parents want more online learning! A “must have” for the ultimate school: Nat’l Alabama Students Gr 9-12 46% 45% Students Gr 6-8 41% 43% Students Gr 3-5 38% 27% Parents 36% 39% © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  43. 43. Why take an online class? For high school students, traditional reasons are important such as scheduling and college credit. For middle school students, it’s about changing the learning paradigm. For all students, potential for personalization of learning is highly valued – more today than ever before. © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  44. 44. Bonus: Online learning – it is all about personalization! Personalization benefits Students Grades 9-12: 2009 Students Grades 9-12: I would be in control of my learning 40% 57% I could work at my own pace 51% 56% It would be easier for me to review course materials as often as I wish 29% 46% I would have a greater sense of independence 28% 42% It would be easier for me to be successful in class 28% 35% © 2013 Project Tomorrow 2012
  45. 45. 8. Leveraging digital content to create new learning environments Types used in the classroom: Nat’l Alabama  Videos found online 47% 47%  Games 30% 31%  Skill-based software 30% 34%  Online curriculum 21% 16%  Online textbooks 21% 17% (c) Project Tomorrow 2013 20% Animations 17% 
  46. 46. New question area for Speak Up this year – who is flipping? Experience with flipped learning Alabama Teachers Alabama Principals (about their teachers) Did this – with my own videos 2% 18% Did this – with online videos 4% 22% I’m interested in this 15% 34% Concern: student home access 51% 45% Concern: need PD in creating videos 21% 29% Concern: need PD in finding videos 15% 27% Concern: need PD in what to do in class 14% 26% (c) Project Tomorrow 2013
  47. 47. Bonus: What Alabama teachers say they need: their wish list for PD Preparing for the Common Core Standards 41% Using tech to differentiate instruction Use tech for formative assessments 39% 20% Using a tablet within instruction How to id mobile apps for classroom use How to use games within instruction How to id quality digital content How to create videos of my lessons 32% 31% 24% 23% 18% (c) Project Tomorrow 2013
  48. 48. Imagine you are designing the ultimate school for today’s students, what technologies would have the greatest impact on learning? Do we have a shared vision for digital learning? © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  49. 49. Do we have a shared vision of the future of digital learning in Alabama? Schoolwide Internet Tablets Social media tools Digital textbooks Games Use own mobile device Online classes 0% Principals 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% Teachers Parents © 2013 Project Tomorrow Students
  50. 50. Schoolwide Internet Tablets Social media tools Digital textbooks Games Use own mobile device Online classes 0% Principals Teachers 20% 40% Parents 60% 80% Students What does your district chart look like? Do you have a shared vision of the future of digital learning within your district? © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  51. 51. Key trends that we are watching ….  Continuing “digital disconnects”  Spectrum of digital native-ness  24/7 access redefined  Inadequacy of the 1-to-1 paradigm  Everyone needs a personal learning network  Responsible use vs. acceptable use  Blurring of informal & formal learning lines (c) Project Tomorrow 2013
  52. 52. Key trends that we are watching ….  Collaborations driving 21st century skills  Game-ification momentum – learning as process  Students as content producers  Changing ideas for assessment  It’s really all about productivity!  Maximizing personalized learning  Emergence of Free Agent Learners! (c) Project Tomorrow 2013
  53. 53. More Speak Up? www.tomorrow.org National Speak Up Findings and reports Targeted and thematic reports Online learning trends Mobile learning & social media Print to digital migration Social learning Intelligent adaptive software New digital parent series Presentations, podcasts and webinars Services: consulting, workshops, evaluation and efficacy studies © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  54. 54. Quick Facts about Speak Up 2013 Surveys open from Oct 2 thru Dec 20 Surveys: K-12 students, parents, teachers, librarians, principals, district admin, tech leaders, community members PT support team: Jenny and Monique Data back to you in February Congressional briefings/national reports in April/May © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  55. 55. What’s new for Speak Up 2013? New question topics New survey: community members Password or secret word not required for survey taking All schools registered already! Learn more about www.tomorrow.org/speakup © 2013 Project Tomorrow
  56. 56. Your thoughts, comments, questions (c) Project Tomorrow 2013
  57. 57. Julie Evans Project Tomorrow jevans@tomorrow.org 949-609-4660 x15 Twitter: JulieEvans_PT and SpeakUpEd Copyright Project Tomorrow 2013 This work is the intellectual property of the author. Permission is granted for this material to be shared for non-commercial, educational purposes, provided that this copyright statement appears on the reproduced materials and notice is given that the copying is by permission of the author. To disseminate otherwise or to republish requires written permission from the author. © 2013 Project Tomorrow
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