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    • 1. Change in Technology A look at how technology use has changed… A cooperative effort by Jessica Hutchison Meredith Jones Bryan McDonald
    • 2. Rationale
      • As we look ahead into the 21 st Century, leaders will be those who empower others (Bill Gates).
      • 20 th Century Student Technology Use vs. 21 st Century Technology Use
    • 3. The 21st century is here. (Isn’t it time we started preparing students for it?)
    • 4. Method
      • Google Docs (Forms)
      • 105 Teacher Surveys Completed
      • 558 Student Surveys Completed
      • Majority of Surveys from Cabot and Pangburn School Districts
      • Others as far away as Florida, Iowa, Illinois, New Hampshire, Kentucky, Georgia, and even British Columbia and Australia!
    • 5. Bias & Error
      • Majority of participants were from the same geographic region (Central Arkansas)
      • Misunderstood questions
        • Teachers were asked to think back to when they were in school
    • 6. Teacher Questions
      • In what school district do you teach?
      • What grade level(s) do you currently teach?
      • How many years do you have in education?
      • How would you describe your technological ability?
      • When do you first remember seeing computers in the classroom?
      • Were you required to take any technology classes when you were in school? If so please list them.
    • 7. Teacher Questions (cont.)
      • Which technology devices did you use on a daily basis?
      • What did you use to listen to music?
      • Which technology devices did you use on a daily basis?
      • What did you use to listen to music?
      • Did you own a cell phone at any time when you were in school?
    • 8. Teacher Questions (cont.)
      • How often did you use the internet when you were in school?
      • What did you use most often to do research or find out information?
      • When you were in school, did your teachers use__________in class?
      • When creating projects or presentations as a student, what did you use?
    • 9. Teacher Questions (cont.)
      • When you were a student, did you use any of the following to record your thoughts?
      • Did you have any accounts to social networking accounts when you were a student?
    • 10. Teacher Results of Note All grade levels are evenly distributed with a few exceptions. Most of the teachers surveyed have taught between 0 and 15 years.
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    • 20. Given the realities of our modern age and the demands of our children's future, is it really okay to allow teachers to choose whether or not they incorporate digital technologies into their instruction?
    • 21. Student Questions
      • What school do you attend?
      • What grade are you in?
      • How would you describe your technological ability?
      • In what grade do you first remember using computers in the classroom?
      • Please list the technology classes you have taken or are required to take.
    • 22. Student Questions (cont.)
      • Which pieces of technology do you use on a daily basis?
      • What do you use to listen to music?
      • Do you own a cell phone?
      • How often do you use the internet?
      • What do you use most often to do research or find out information?
      • Do your teachers use___________in class?
    • 23. Student Questions (cont.)
      • When doing a project what do you use?
      • Do you use any of the following to record your thoughts?
      • Do you have an account on any of the following Social Networking sites?
    • 24. Student Results of Note
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    • 33. Technology will never replace teachers. However, teachers who know how to use technology effectively to help their students connect and collaborate together online will replace those who do not. Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach
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    • 35. Schools are trying to figure out how they can get computers into the hands of students. Yet they ban the computers that their students bring with them every day.
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    • 37. What are we going to ask on our tests, when our students are walking in with Google in their pocket? Are they going to be better questions than we ask today? David Warlick
    • 38. The people in charge of leading school organizations into the 21st century … often are the least knowledgeable about the 21st century.
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      • These are just technologies. Using them does not make you modern, smart, moral, wise, fair or decent. It just makes you able to communicate, compete and collaborate farther and faster.
      • -Thomas Friedman
    • 41. Our kids have tasted the honey.
    • 42. Credits
      • We used Google Documents to aggregate our data
      • Some slides were created by Dr. Scott McLeod under the Creative Commons Licence described below
      • Did you know? Was created by Karl Fisch and Scott McLeod
      • This work is Licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-share alike license.