Edufest Tech Talk

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Boise State University
http://tinyurl.com/brianhousand

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Edufest Tech Talk

  1. Gifted 2.0 Merging into the Future Brian Housand, PhD EduFest July 26 - July 31, 2009 http://tinyurl.com/brianhousand
  2. Gi#ed Technology
  3. h.p://directory.google.com/
  4. h.p://wolframalpha.com
  5. If technology is an event in your school, you are doing it wrong. Josh Allen
  6. Every generation of teenagers embraces the freedoms and possibilities wrought by technology in ways that shock the elders.
  7. “For the first  >me in history,  our jobs as  educators is to  prepare our  students for a  future that we  can not clearly  describe.” David Warlick
  8. The U.S. Department of Labor es>mates that  today’s high school seniors will have 10‐14 jobs By age 38
  9. The U.S. Department of Labor es>mates that  today’s high school seniors will have 10‐14 jobs By age 38
  10. h.p://www.21stcenturyskills.org/
  11. Why Do We  Ask Kids To  UNPLUG At  School?
  12. Learning beyond the  classroom. 
  13. C
  14. Content Resources
  15. 299,000,000 Searches Per Day
  16. Knowledge alone is NOT enough.
  17. C reative Outlets
  18. Rather than running the risk of  having our students become  "walking encyclopedias," we  need to teach them how to  think crea>vely.  (Sternberg, 2006)
  19.  Computer Technology  “is not a tool;  it is a new material for expression.”  (Maeda, 2001)
  20. Pianos NOT Stereos
  21. Critical Thinking
  22. I
  23. This is as far as  most people get. 
  24. You do not want to miss this!   This is as far as  most people get. 
  25. You do not want to miss this!   Who said  what and  when.  This is as far as  most people get. 
  26. You do not want to miss this!   Who said  what and  when.  This is as far as  Your chance to share  most people get.  your knowledge.
  27. C ollaboration
  28. The Internet is Par>cipatory Forcing Us To Learn  New Interfaces Crea>ng New  Channels For Social  Interac>on
  29. Years it  took to  reach a  market  audience  of 50  million   38 Years
  30. Years it  took to  reach a  market  audience  of 50  million   13 Years
  31. Years it  took to  reach a  market  audience  of 50  million   4 Years
  32. Years it  took to  reach a  market  audience  of 50  million   3 Years
  33. Years it  took to  reach a  market  audience  of 50  million   2 Years
  34. China 1,334,962,000 India 1,161,290,000 United States 306,114,000 My Space 253,000,000 Indonesia 229,850,000 Brazil 190,929,000 FaceBook 175,000,000
  35. The Less You Share,  The Less Power You Have.
  36. C itizenship
  37. Critical Responsible Consumers Producers
  38. One thing is clear. We don’t have the option of turning away from the future. No one gets to vote on whether technology is going to change our lives. Bill Gates The Road Ahead
  39. “Media are mere vehicles that deliver  instruc>on but do not influence student  achievement any more than the truck that  delivers our groceries causes changes in our  nutri>on.” (Clark, 1983)
  40. The illiterate of  the 21st Century  will not be those  who cannot read  or write,  but those who cannot  LEARN, UNLEARN AND  RELEARN. (Toffler, 1971)
  41. http://tinyurl.com/brianhousand

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