CHRIS                                         KENNEDY                                         Superintendent              ...
Some Thoughts on Digital Literacy,Personalized learningPersonalization and.EngagementIt’s not the tools . . It’s the team
Credit: Scott McLeod – danngerouslyirrelevent.orgOur kids have tasted the honey
“...to better prepare students for the future therewill be more emphasis on key competencies likeself-reliance, critical t...
MOBILE TECHNOLOGY CANCHANGE LEARNINGGOOD WRITING STILL MATTERSUSING SOCIAL MEDIA NEEDS TOBE TAUGHTNETWORKS ARE ESSENTIALTH...
Mobiletechnology is agame changer
Don’t let there beany doubt:Literacy might bechanging, butgood writing stillmatters. . . and it maybe more importantthan e...
Even if you say students are native to technology,              they still need our help
Networks matter – for kids and adults
No going back . . . they had seen what waspossible with real-world learning
Why?
“Tell real stories from yourown life in a way that isrelevant and engaging toyour audience.”       —Garr                  ...
The evolution of mass communications
“If you build it . . . “
• Personallyowneddevices• Opensystem
For all students,on any device, from anywhere
For all students,on any device, from anywhere
Communication and collaborationAt home and at school
Teachers help students manage the learningTasks, homework, assignments
Personalized web spacesDon’t want social tool – kids want to stay focused
“Talk less. Listen more.”                     Daniel Pink
Where you can find me:       ckennedy@sd45.bc.ca       604-202-4379       @chrkennedy       Chris Kennedy       cultureofy...
Microsoft Education Keynote - Washington DC - November 9, 2011
Microsoft Education Keynote - Washington DC - November 9, 2011
Microsoft Education Keynote - Washington DC - November 9, 2011
Microsoft Education Keynote - Washington DC - November 9, 2011
Microsoft Education Keynote - Washington DC - November 9, 2011
Microsoft Education Keynote - Washington DC - November 9, 2011
Microsoft Education Keynote - Washington DC - November 9, 2011
Microsoft Education Keynote - Washington DC - November 9, 2011
Microsoft Education Keynote - Washington DC - November 9, 2011
Microsoft Education Keynote - Washington DC - November 9, 2011
Microsoft Education Keynote - Washington DC - November 9, 2011
Microsoft Education Keynote - Washington DC - November 9, 2011
Microsoft Education Keynote - Washington DC - November 9, 2011
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Microsoft Education Keynote - Washington DC - November 9, 2011

  1. 1. CHRIS KENNEDY Superintendent of Schools / CEO, West Vancouver School District“Own It, Guide It, Engage With It”Driving innovation in public education Microsoft Connected Learning Conference November 9, 2011
  2. 2. Some Thoughts on Digital Literacy,Personalized learningPersonalization and.EngagementIt’s not the tools . . It’s the team
  3. 3. Credit: Scott McLeod – danngerouslyirrelevent.orgOur kids have tasted the honey
  4. 4. “...to better prepare students for the future therewill be more emphasis on key competencies likeself-reliance, critical thinking, inquiry, creativity,problem solving, innovation, teamwork andcollaboration, cross-cultural understanding, andtechnological literacy. We can also connectstudents more directly with the world outside ofschool, with increased focus on learning theseskills across topic areas. B.C. Ministry of Education
  5. 5. MOBILE TECHNOLOGY CANCHANGE LEARNINGGOOD WRITING STILL MATTERSUSING SOCIAL MEDIA NEEDS TOBE TAUGHTNETWORKS ARE ESSENTIALTHE REAL WORLD IS ADDICTIVE
  6. 6. Mobiletechnology is agame changer
  7. 7. Don’t let there beany doubt:Literacy might bechanging, butgood writing stillmatters. . . and it maybe more importantthan ever
  8. 8. Even if you say students are native to technology, they still need our help
  9. 9. Networks matter – for kids and adults
  10. 10. No going back . . . they had seen what waspossible with real-world learning
  11. 11. Why?
  12. 12. “Tell real stories from yourown life in a way that isrelevant and engaging toyour audience.” —Garr Reynolds
  13. 13. The evolution of mass communications
  14. 14. “If you build it . . . “
  15. 15. • Personallyowneddevices• Opensystem
  16. 16. For all students,on any device, from anywhere
  17. 17. For all students,on any device, from anywhere
  18. 18. Communication and collaborationAt home and at school
  19. 19. Teachers help students manage the learningTasks, homework, assignments
  20. 20. Personalized web spacesDon’t want social tool – kids want to stay focused
  21. 21. “Talk less. Listen more.” Daniel Pink
  22. 22. Where you can find me: ckennedy@sd45.bc.ca 604-202-4379 @chrkennedy Chris Kennedy cultureofyes.cawww.sd45.bc.ca
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