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    • K-12 Students, Parents & Educators Speak Up about Mobile Learning New research from Project Tomorrow Speak Up 2009 National Findings Julie Evans Project Tomorrow [email_address]
    • New report released today: Learning in the 21st Century: Taking it Mobile!
    • A big thank you to:
    • Today’s Discussion: The Big Questions
      • What are the expectations of today’s students for the use of mobile devices within education?
      • How does this student vision compare with the educators’ vision ?
      • What challenges or obstacles do educators face in implementing these technologies? What are the benefits?
    • Today’s Agenda:
      • What is Speak Up?
      • Selected Data Findings
      • Panel Discussion with our Experts
      • Conversation Time
      Speak Up Research Project: Views of Students, Teachers, Parents, Administrators & Pre-Service Teachers
    • Introducing our Expert Panel from Arlington Public Schools Camilla Gagliolo Instructional Technology Coordinator Jamestown Elementary School Angela Foreman Special Education Teacher Jamestown Elementary School
      • 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
        • Services to help transform teaching and learning
      Speak Up National Research Project
      • Empowering authentic voices – since 2003:
        • 1.6 million K-12 students
        • 142,000 teachers
        • 82,000 parents
        • 10,500 school leaders
        • 1,900 pre-service teachers
        • 23,000 K-12 schools – from all 50 states, DC, American military base schools, Canada, Mexico, Australia, int’l schools . . .
        • 71 schools of education
      Speak Up National Research Project 1.85 million respondents
      • Speak Up is facilitated annually
      • by Project Tomorrow
      • (formerly known as NetDay)
      Project Tomorrow (www.tomorrow.org) is the leading education nonprofit organization dedicated to the empowerment of student voices in education.
        • Learning & Teaching with Technology
        • 21 st Century Skills: Digital Citizenship
        • Science and Math Instruction
        • Career Interests in STEM and Teaching
        • Professional Development / Teacher Preparation
        • Internet Safety
        • Administrators’ Challenges
        • Emerging Technologies in the Classroom
          • Mobile Devices, Online Learning, Digital Content
          • Educational Games, Web 2.0 tools and applications
        • Designing the 21st Century School
      Speak Up survey question themes
    • Online surveys available for: K-12 students Parents (in Spanish too!) Teachers Administrators Pre-service teachers Surveys open for input: Oct 18 – Dec 17 Participate in Speak Up 2010! Free online report for all Speak Up participating districts w/ your local data: Feb 2011 Release of National Speak Up Findings in Congressional Briefings: Spring 2011 No fee to participate. No limit on the # of surveys submitted. 100% confidential.
    • Saluting our Speak Up Sponsors:
    • Thank you to our K-12 National Champion Outreach Partners: And the 75+ other national education and business associations & nonprofit groups that promote Speak Up to their stakeholders, members & affiliates.
      • K-12 Students 299,677
      • Teachers 38,642
      • Parents (in English & Spanish) 26,312
      • School/District Administrators 3,947
      • Schools / Districts 5,757 / 1,215
      • Pre-Service Teachers 1,987
      • Schools of Education 71
      • Participating States = all 50 states
        • Top 12 (# of participants):
        • TX, AZ, AL, CA, FL, MD, PA, NC, AR, MO, NY, IL
      National Speak Up 2009 Participation: 370,565
        • About our K-12 Schools:
            • 97% public, 3% private
            • 38% urban, 31% suburban, 32% rural
            • 54% Title 1 eligible – indicating community poverty
            • 42% majority-minority student population
        • About our Schools of Education/Aspiring Teachers
            • 89% four year public institutions
            • 2/3 undergraduates; 1/3 graduate students
      National Speak Up 2009 Participation: 370,565
      • Creating Our Future: Students Speak Up about their Vision for 21st Century Learning
      • Speak Up 2009 National Findings: K-12 Students & Parents
      • Unleashing the Future:
      • Educators Speak Up about the Use of Emerging Technologies for Learning
      • Speak Up 2009 National Findings: Teachers, Aspiring Teachers & Administrators
      Release of two national reports March 16 and May 5, 2010 Both are available at www.tomorrow.org
    • Introducing the “Digital Advance Team” Today’s K-12 Students Adopting/adapting technologies for learning Tech trend setters Their use predicts widespread acceptance Out of school use drives in school use Pace car for others Teachers ultimately catch up
    • Key Findings: Speak Up 2003 – 2010
      • Students function as a “ Digital Advance Team ”
      • Students regularly adopt and adapt emerging technologies for learning
      • Students’ frustrations with the unsophisticated use of technologies within education
      • Lack of relevancy in education exacerbated
      • Persistent digital disconnect between students and adults
    • What can the Speak Up findings tell us about the future of learning?
      • Increasingly, students’ aspirations around the use of emerging technologies within education is a reflection of their desired vision for learning in general.
      What can the Speak Up data tell us about the future of learning?
    • Result: A new uniquely “student vision” for leveraging emerging technologies to drive achievement and educational productivity
    • Creating Our Future: Students Speak Up about their Vision for 21st Century Learning
      • Three Essential Elements in the Student Vision
        • Social–based learning
        • Digitally–rich learning
        • Un–tethered learning
    • Creating Our Future: Students Speak Up about their Vision for 21st Century Learning
      • Three Essential Elements
        • Social–based
        • learning
        • Students want to leverage emerging communications and collaboration tools to create personal networks of experts
    • Creating Our Future: Students Speak Up about their Vision for 21st Century Learning
      • Three Essential Elements
        • Digitally–rich
        • learning
          • Students see the use of relevancy-based digital tools, content and resources as key to education productivity
    • Creating Our Future: Students Speak Up about their Vision for 21st Century Learning
      • Three Essential Elements
        • Un–tethered
        • learning
          • Students envision technology-enabled learning that transcends classroom walls
    • New report released today: Learning in the 21st Century: Taking it Mobile!
    • Taking It Mobile! Report Methodology
      • Analysis of Speak Up 2009 Data
        • 370,000 K-12 students, teachers, administrators and parents
      • Profiling of current mobile learning users
      • Interviews with educators and students
      • Focus on activities, attitudes and aspirations
    • Taking It Mobile! Report Methodology Interviews with educators and students Xavier College Preparatory, Phoenix AZ Paradise Valley Unified School District, Phoenix AZ St Marys School District, St Marys OH Jamestown Elementary School, Arlington VA Osseo Area Schools, Maple Grove MN Onslow County School District, Jacksonville NC
    • K-12 students have a lot of personal devices that they would like to use for schoolwork
      • Students face obstacles using technology at school
      • Top responses from students:
      • I cannot use my mobile device (56%)
      • School filters and firewalls block websites I need (53%)
      • Teachers limit our technology use (37%)
      • Too many rules! (30%)
          • Cannot access my communications tools
          • Rules that limit use of my school’s technology
      • How schools could make it easier to use technology – the student point of view
      • Students say:
      • Let me use my own mobile device (60%)
      • Let me use my own laptop (47%)
      • Access my school projects from any computer – home or at school (47%)
      • Give me unlimited Internet access on campus (43%)
      • I want to access my social networking site and communications tools (36%)
      • Give us more electrical outlets (28%)
      • How schools could make it easier to use technology – the student point of view
    • Audience response Students: How would using mobile devices at school help you with your schoolwork? Besides communications and research, what do students say?
    • Audience response Besides communications and research, how do students say that using “mobile devices” in school will help them with schoolwork?
      • Choose top response:
      • Access social networking site
      • Access online textbooks
      • Learn about school activities
      • Share documents, videos and podcasts
      • Receive reminders and alerts
      • Take videos of class presentations or labs to review later
    • Besides communications and research, how do students say that using “mobile devices” in school will help them with schoolwork? Access social networking site 35% Access online textbooks 44% Learn about school activities 41% Share documents, videos and podcasts 36% Receive reminders and alerts 55% Take videos of class presentations or labs 39%
    • Student Value Proposition for Mobile Learning?
    • What is the value proposition for technology in education? The Educators’ Perspective Unleashing the Future: Educators Speak Up about the Use of Emerging Technologies for Learning
    • Audience response Who do you think is most “bullish” on the importance of effective use of technology for student success? (Besides students!)
    • Audience response Who do you think is most “bullish” on the importance of effective use of technology for student success? (Besides students!) Parents District administrators School principals Teachers
    • What is the value proposition for technology in education?
    • Introducing the “ Mobile Learning Explorer” A new cohort of educators are pushing the envelope for mobile learning. . . . The Educator Perspective
    • Introducing the “Mobile Learning Explorer”
      • 2X as likely as other educators to have a smart phone; 4X as likely to have a netbook
      • Technology is extremely important to student success: 100% agree!
      • Administrators see value of mobile devices as part of their ultimate school
      • Teachers currently using mobile devices within instruction
    • Introducing the “Mobile Learning Explorer”
    • Introducing the “Mobile Learning Explorer”
    • Introducing the “Mobile Learning Explorer”
    • The parent perspective: value on mobile learning
    • Imagine you are designing the ultimate school. Which technology tools and services would have the greatest positive impact on learning?
    • Imagine you are designing the ultimate school. Which technology tools and services would have the greatest positive impact on learning? Are we all on the same page?
    • Creating Our Future: Students Speak Up about their Vision for 21st Century Learning
      • Three Essential Elements in the Student Vision
        • Social–based learning
        • Digitally–rich learning
        • Un–tethered learning
    • The Ultimate School: Are we on the same page?
    • The Ultimate School: Are we on the same page?
    • The Ultimate School: Are we on the same page?
    • New report released today: Learning in the 21st Century: Taking it Mobile!
    • Introducing our Expert Panel from Arlington Public Schools Camilla Gagliolo Instructional Technology Coordinator Jamestown Elementary School Angela Foreman Special Education Teacher Jamestown Elementary School
    • Leveraging a unique asset – the ideas of your students!
      • 82% of students would like to be more
      • involved and share their ideas
      • Give input through Speak Up
      • Have class discussions
      • Share ideas online with other students
      • Be part of a club that researches problems & presents ideas
      • Be part of a student advisory group for the principal
      • Set up a blog and wiki to share ideas
      • Make presentations to the school board
    • Online surveys available for: K-12 students Parents (in Spanish too!) Teachers Administrators Pre-service teachers Surveys open for input: Oct 18 – Dec 17 Participate in Speak Up 2010! Free online report for all Speak Up participating districts w/ your local data: Feb 2011 Release of National Speak Up Findings in Congressional Briefings: Spring 2011 No fee to participate. No limit on the # of surveys submitted. 100% confidential.
      • National Speak Up Findings
      • Additional data analysis from Speak Up 2009
      • Presentations, podcasts and webinars
      • Reports and white papers
      • Information about other services
      • Information about Speak Up 2010
      More Speak Up? www.tomorrow.org
    • A big thank you to:
    • Thank you. Let’s continue this conversation. Julie Evans Project Tomorrow [email_address] 949-609-4660 x15 Copyright Project Tomorrow 2010. 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.