Introducing the New Student Vision for Enabled, Empowered and Engaged Learning

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Introducing the New Student Vision for Enabled, Empowered and Engaged Learning

  1. 1. What if …. the “clients of education” were in charge? Introducing the New Student Vision for Enabled, Empowered and Engaged Learning Julie Evans, Project Tomorrow CEOSpeak Up 2011 National Research Project March 6, 2012
  2. 2. Do you agree with this statement? “My school is doing a good job of using technology to enhance learning and student achievement.”
  3. 3. “My school is doing a good job of using technologyto enhance learning and student achievement.” Yes! • 74% of high school teachers • 72% of high school principals • 62% of parents of high school aged children
  4. 4. “My school is doing a good job of using technologyto enhance learning and student achievement.” Yes! • 74% of high school teachers • 72% of high school principals • 62% of parents of high school aged children But only 47% of high school students agree!
  5. 5. Speak Up National Research ProjectKey Findings: Speak Up 2003 – 2011 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
  6. 6. Emerging from the Speak Up research: A new uniquely “student vision” for leveraging emerging technologies to drive achievement and educational productivity
  7. 7. Emerging from the Speak Up research: A new uniquely “student vision” for leveraging emerging technologies to drive achievement and educational productivity This student vision for “technology enabled learning” mirrors how students want to learn in general
  8. 8. The New Student Vision for Learning Social–based learning Un–tethered learning Digitally–rich learning
  9. 9. The New Student Vision for Learning What if the “clients of education” were really in charge of defining what constitutes school and learning? How would school be different?
  10. 10. So, Speak Up asks ……. Imagine you are designing the ultimate school for today’s students, what technologies would have the greatest impact on learning?
  11. 11. So, Speak Up asks ……. Imagine you are designing the ultimate school for today’s students, what technologies would have the greatest impact on learning? Creating a shared vision?
  12. 12. Designing the Ultimate School – Do we have a shared vision? Virtual reality Digital textbooks Games Tablets Personal mobile devices Online classes Social networking Online tutors In class chat rooms 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% Administrators Teachers Parents Students
  13. 13. What is the bottom line? Today’s students want learning that is: Enabled Engaging Empowered
  14. 14. How do we get there? Let’s continue this conversation. Julie Evans Project Tomorrow jevans@tomorrow.org 949-609-4660 x15 Twitter: JulieEvans_PT Copyright Project Tomorrow 2012.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.

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