The last perfect education system prepared students to: •  Work in straight rows •  Performing repetitive tasks •  Under c...
The compelling new story about education should:
1 ) Fit the Market Place
2) Resonate with deeply    held values
3) Be something we can    point to
For the first time in history, we are preparing students for a future we can not clearly describe!
The last perfect education system prepared students to: •  Work in straight rows •  Performing repetitive tasks •  Under c...
Invest in science & technology! Invest in creative arts!
We don’t buy technology! We buy a better story.
Children believe that everything is clickable – Even their parents.
We want our children to be the students we want to teach, Rather than teach the children that they are…
Many students learn…
By using their social networks to find people…
..who can help them learn..
..what they need to know..
..to do what they want to do!
Video games are.. Learning Engines!
We see information as a product to be consumed!
Our children see information as a raw material to be built with…
If we contribute to the new information landscape, What must we know how to do?
What does it mean to be literate, today?
Blogging makes students part of a global community!
Blogging makes students responsible for what and how they write!
Blogging empowers learners –  especially those who are traditionally unempowered!
Video games are about rules and roles.
So are classrooms!
Our classrooms are flat! How do we drive learning, when we can no longer rely on gravity?
We tap into the energy that comes from…
Our students’ need to… Work with responsive environments
Our students’ need to… Communicate
Our students’ need to… Share personal experience & identity
Our students’ need to… Ask questions
Our students’ need to… Accomplish
Our students’ need to… Form community
Our students’ need to… Invest myself
Our students’ need to… Safely make mistakes
Our students’ need to… Have audience and attention
Not just skills But  habits
Not just literacy skills! But  learning literacy  skills!
Not just life-long-learning, But  learning lifestyle …
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Students Worlds Quotes

  1. 1. The last perfect education system prepared students to: • Work in straight rows • Performing repetitive tasks • Under close supervision
  2. 2. The compelling new story about education should:
  3. 3. 1 ) Fit the Market Place
  4. 4. 2) Resonate with deeply held values
  5. 5. 3) Be something we can point to
  6. 6. For the first time in history, we are preparing students for a future we can not clearly describe!
  7. 7. The last perfect education system prepared students to: • Work in straight rows • Performing repetitive tasks • Under close supervision
  8. 8. Invest in science & technology! Invest in creative arts!
  9. 9. We don’t buy technology! We buy a better story.
  10. 10. Children believe that everything is clickable – Even their parents.
  11. 11. We want our children to be the students we want to teach, Rather than teach the children that they are…
  12. 12. Many students learn…
  13. 13. By using their social networks to find people…
  14. 14. ..who can help them learn..
  15. 15. ..what they need to know..
  16. 16. ..to do what they want to do!
  17. 17. Video games are.. Learning Engines!
  18. 18. We see information as a product to be consumed!
  19. 19. Our children see information as a raw material to be built with…
  20. 20. If we contribute to the new information landscape, What must we know how to do?
  21. 21. What does it mean to be literate, today?
  22. 22. Blogging makes students part of a global community!
  23. 23. Blogging makes students responsible for what and how they write!
  24. 24. Blogging empowers learners – especially those who are traditionally unempowered!
  25. 25. Video games are about rules and roles.
  26. 26. So are classrooms!
  27. 27. Our classrooms are flat! How do we drive learning, when we can no longer rely on gravity?
  28. 28. We tap into the energy that comes from…
  29. 29. Our students’ need to… Work with responsive environments
  30. 30. Our students’ need to… Communicate
  31. 31. Our students’ need to… Share personal experience & identity
  32. 32. Our students’ need to… Ask questions
  33. 33. Our students’ need to… Accomplish
  34. 34. Our students’ need to… Form community
  35. 35. Our students’ need to… Invest myself
  36. 36. Our students’ need to… Safely make mistakes
  37. 37. Our students’ need to… Have audience and attention
  38. 38. Not just skills But habits
  39. 39. Not just literacy skills! But learning literacy skills!
  40. 40. Not just life-long-learning, But learning lifestyle …

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