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  • Welcome to the Town Hall Meeting:Trekking the Education Landscape June 29, 2011 Moderated by: Julie Evans CEO, Project Tomorrow
  • Town Hall Meeting:Trekking the Education Landscape Going to school
  • Town Hall Meeting:Trekking the Education Landscape Going to school What does this mean for students today? What will it mean in the future? View slide
  • Town Hall Meeting:Trekking the Education Landscape Going to school What does this mean for students today? What will it mean in the future? Are we ready for that future? View slide
  • Town Hall Meeting:Trekking the Education Landscape Our Agenda: Selected Speak Up 2010 National Findings Conversation with our Panelists “We the People” – share your ideas & questions
  • Town Hall Meeting:Trekking the Education LandscapeMeet our Panelists:Students: Erin Agnew Springfield PA Tanner Landis Red Lion PA Nathan Kosmin Springfield PAEducators: Kate Diorio Red Lion PA Karl Ochsner Phoenix AZ Rob Stephenson Okemos MICorporate: John Canuel Blackboard Bethlam Forsa HMH Tina Rooks Turning Technologies
  • 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, Librarians 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 2.2 million respondents
  • What can the Speak Upfindings tell us about the future of learning?
  • What can the Speak Up data tell us about thefuture of learning? Student vision for tech use mirrors desires for learning in general Educators have potential to enable, engage and empower this new learning vision By examining the synergies and the disconnects we can develop a shared vision for the future of learning
  • Creating Our Future: Students Speak Up about their Vision for 21st Century LearningSocial–based learningUn–tethered learningDigitally–rich learning
  • Creating Our Future: Students Speak Up about their Vision for 21st Century LearningSocial–based learningStudents want to leverageemerging communicationsand collaboration tools tocreate personal networks ofexperts
  • Student Vision: Social based learningWhat tool would you like to use to collaborate withother students on school projects or homework?
  • Student Vision: Social based learningStudents: What tool would you like to use tocollaborate with other students on school projectsor homework? 1. IM/Text Messaging 59% 2. Email 50% 3. Online chat 49% 4. Social networking site 47% 5. GOOGLE Apps 33% 6. Skype 32%
  • Imagine you are designing the ultimate school. Which technology tools and serviceswould have the greatest positive impact on learning? Are we all on the same page?
  • Ultimate School: Engaging Social-based Learning Online tutorsVideo conferences/w ebinars Collaboration tools Chat rooms for students 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% Gr 6-8 Students Gr 9-12 Students Parents Administrators
  • Creating Our Future: Students Speak Up about their Vision for 21st Century LearningSocial–based learningStudents want to leverageemerging communicationsand collaboration tools tocreate personal networks ofexperts
  • Creating Our Future: Students Speak Up about their Vision for 21st Century LearningUn-tethered learningStudents envisiontechnology-enabledlearning that transcendsclassroom walls
  • Student Vision: Un-tethered LearningStudents: What mobile devices do you have foryour own personal use?
  • Table 1: Personal Access to Mobile DevicesDevice K-2 Gr 3-5 Gr 6-8 Gr 9-12Cell phone (without internet 21% 29% 51% 56% access)Smart phone 16% 19% 34% 44%Laptop 37% 42% 60% 67%MP3 37% 55% 79% 85%Tablet device (iPad) 10% 8% 13% 10%
  • Administrators: How likely are you this year toallow students to use their own mobile devicesfor instructional purposes at school? Administrators say: Likely Unlikely 22% 63%
  • Would parents purchase a mobile device fortheir child to use at school? Parents say: Likely Unlikely 67% 11%
  • Would parents purchase a data plan to supporttheir child’s use of the mobile device at school? Parents say: Likely Unlikely 54% 16%
  • Ultimate School: Enabling Un-tethered Learning iPad Smart phone LaptopsBring own device to school 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% Gr 6-8 Students Gr 9-12 Students Parents Administrators
  • Creating Our Future: Students Speak Up about their Vision for 21st Century LearningUn-tethered learningStudents envisiontechnology-enabledlearning that transcendsclassroom walls
  • Creating Our Future: Students Speak Up about their Vision for 21st Century LearningDigitally-richlearningStudents see the use ofrelevancy-based digitaltools, content andresources as key toeducation productivity
  • Student Vision: Digitally-rich LearningStudents: What would make learning science moreinteresting, engaging and relevant for you?
  • Student Vision: Digitally-rich LearningStudents: How to make learning science engaging Activities Gr 6-8 Gr 9-12 Conducting real research 57% 57% Working with other students on projects 51% 44% Using animations to help visualize concepts 45% 43% Practicing with interactive simulations 34% 38% Creating multimedia presentations 36% 31% Using online databases 35% 30%
  • Student Vision: Digitally-rich LearningStudents: Do you face obstacles using technology at school?What kinds of obstacles?
  • Do you face obstacles using technology at school?Students say YES! Top responses from high school students:1. School filters and firewalls 59%2. I cannot use my mobile device 52%3. Teachers limit our technology use 37%4. Too many rules! 31%5. No big deal! I rarely use tech @school 12%
  • How schools could make it easier for you to use technologyRecommendations of high school students:1. Allow greater access to websites I need (71%)2. Let me use my own mobile device (56%)3. Give me unlimited Internet access on campus (44%)4. Let me use my own laptop (41%)5. Provide class work and resources online (36%)6. Access school network from home (33%)7. Let me recharge my devices (32%)
  • Ultimate School: Empowering Digitally-rich ContentCampus w ide internet access Online or e-textbooksGames and virtual simulations Adaptive softw are 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% Gr 6-8 Students Gr 9-12 Students Parents Administrators
  • Creating Our Future: Students Speak Up about their Vision for 21st Century LearningDigitally-richlearningStudents see the use ofrelevancy-based digitaltools, content andresources as key toeducation productivity
  • What is the bottom line? Today’s studentswant learning that is: Enabled Engaging Empowered
  • More Speak Up? www.tomorrow.org• National Speak Up Findings and reports• Additional data analysis from Speak Up 2010• Presentations, podcasts and webinars• Evaluation services• Reports and white papers• Participate in Speak Up 2011!
  • Speak Up 2011 New online surveys for students, parents & educators open for input:October 10 - December 23Enable, engage, empower your stakeholder voices!
  • Town Hall Meeting:Trekking the Education LandscapeThank you, Panelists!Students: Erin Agnew Springfield PA Tanner Landis Red Lion PA Nathan Kosmin Springfield PAEducators: Kate Diorio Red Lion PA Karl Ochsner Phoenix AZ Rob Stephenson Okemos MICorporate: John Canuel Blackboard Bethlam Forsa HMH Tina Rooks Turning Technologies
  • Thank you. Let’s continue this conversation. Julie Evans Project Tomorrow jevans@tomorrow.org 949-609-4660 x15 Copyright Project Tomorrow 2011.This work is the intellectual property of the author. Permission is grantedfor 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.