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Technology & Education Connected
Technology & Education Connected
Technology & Education Connected
Technology & Education Connected
Technology & Education Connected
Technology & Education Connected
Technology & Education Connected
Technology & Education Connected
Technology & Education Connected
Technology & Education Connected
Technology & Education Connected
Technology & Education Connected
Technology & Education Connected
Technology & Education Connected
Technology & Education Connected
Technology & Education Connected
Technology & Education Connected
Technology & Education Connected
Technology & Education Connected
Technology & Education Connected
Technology & Education Connected
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This powerpoint illustrates my view on how technology is affecting individuals, and how changes need to be made in the education system to keep up with our rapidly advancing innovations and use them …

This powerpoint illustrates my view on how technology is affecting individuals, and how changes need to be made in the education system to keep up with our rapidly advancing innovations and use them to the advantage of the teachers and students.

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    1. the technological paradigm forward is the only option photo credit: larskflem
    2. in the last decade we have experienced the FASTEST advancing technologies in history... photo credit: Official BlackBerry Images
    3. smartphones, laptops,cell phones, desktops, and tablets... photo credit: rintakumpu
    4. the use of these deviceshas become viral in education, at home and in the workplace photo credit:Jeremy Brooks
    5. in 2010, approximately 5-million Canadians used use their mobile device to access the Internet.  (http://getclip.ca/blog/?p=52) photo credit: Johan Larsson
    6. people have become globally connected in a way unlike ever before photo credit: kennysarmy
    7. distant friends and familyare available right in yourhome through skype video calls and text messaging photo credit: dkjd
    8. we are now enabled to do just about anything from videoconferencing multipleparties over different continents,to finding a love interest within a two block radius… photo credit: Marc_Smith
    9. but how is this affecting ourinterpersonal relationships? are these easy, non-confrontational yet “remote” forms of communication distancing us? Is the overwhelming content that can be reported instantly from people’s phones numbing individual empathy? photo credit: TiffanyMichelle Photography
    10. No. our relationships are in fact evolving to change with technology photo credit: HikingArtist.com
    11. our personal relations are not negatively impacted, and many have been brought closer together, thanks to these technological innovations empathy is not decreasing, it is merely refocusing to immediate family, friends, important business contacts from more generic concerns,perhaps due to sensory overload on broader fronts on a worldwide basis… photo credit: t i b i
    12. perhaps due to the overwhelming informationon disaster, accidents, and negative news reported 24-7. photo credit: T Gibbison
    13. Nevertheless, we’ve never been in closer touch and proximity with loved ones and businessinterests – thereby increasing, not decreasing empathy. photo credit: Fon-tina
    14. growing up as a digital native, it is sometimes hard to explain second nature technology skills to digital immigrants in a waythey fully understand or appreciate photo credit: caribb
    15. this fundamental divide, between traditional learning techniques focused on individual tasks, and multi-tasking by processing vast amounts of information from a plurality of sources in short periods of time, is instrumental in creating a lack of rapport between digital immigrants and digital natives photo credit: Thomas Hawk
    16. specifically with regards to eLearning technology in the classroom photo credit: S
    17. much debate centers on whether encouraging the use of devices such assmartphones in the classroom is beneficial or detrimental photo credit: johnwilliamsphd
    18. “what if the slipstream of broadbandand always-on technology that fuels our world became the source andorganizing principle of our children’s learning?” Sara Corbett - Writer for the New York Times Magazine photo credit: ThisIsIt2
    19. children are being “turned off” in the traditional classroomattention spans are in seconds, not minutes, and certainly not hours as a result of a lack of engagement photo credit: sparkieblues
    20. We should accept technology as aeducational approach in schools and make them more of an “interactive play-based experience” Kate Salen - Professor of Design & Technology at Parsons the new School for Design photo credit: Stuart Conner
    21. educators need to get on boardand embrace these newtools andembracetheir use in schools photo credit: Stanford EdTech
    22. rather than focus on possiblenegatives in using technological advances, photo credit: smemon87 the focus needs to be on the enhanced learning tools and capabilities offered by these

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