The Digital Generation

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The Digital Generation

  1. 1. The Digital Generation Triennial School Review 2006-2008 Verification Meeting Joseph Perkins – Smart Classrooms Coordinator 17 th November 2008
  2. 4. <ul><li>21 st Century learning </li></ul>What is the role of today’s teacher in the age of Google ?
  3. 7. <ul><li>What’s changed? </li></ul>How did this model of education become no longer valid?
  4. 8. Kurzweil, 2001, The Law of Accelerating Returns
  5. 9. <ul><li>The amount of new technical information is doubling every 2 years . </li></ul>Moore’s Law, Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel
  6. 10. <ul><li>“ The top 10 in-demand jobs in 2010 may not have existed in 2004. ” </li></ul>Former U.S. Secretary of Education Richard Riley
  7. 11. <ul><li>TRANSLATION: </li></ul><ul><li>We are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t yet exist ... </li></ul>
  8. 12. <ul><li>...using technologies that haven’t been invented ... </li></ul>
  9. 13. <ul><li>... in order to solve problems we don’t even know are problems yet. </li></ul>
  10. 14. <ul><li>When we talk about computers </li></ul><ul><li>and ICT in schools we’re </li></ul><ul><li>really talking about </li></ul><ul><li>literacy </li></ul><ul><li>in the </li></ul><ul><li>21 st century. </li></ul>
  11. 15. <ul><li>“ The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn , relearn , and unlearn .” </li></ul>Alvin Toffler, 1980
  12. 16. <ul><li>21 st Century SKILLS </li></ul>pattern recognition creative thinking critical thinking contextualisation analysis selection collaboration filter knowledge making connections evaluation authentication reflection prediction anchoring prioritisation
  13. 17. <ul><li>Is this how we get there? </li></ul>
  14. 18. <ul><li>21 st Century TOOLS </li></ul>collaborative forums virtual classrooms web conferencing online courses e-games nintendoDS podcasts learning objects chats blogs interactive whiteboards wikis nintendo wii digital cameras digital voice recorders email laptops
  15. 19. creative thinking critical thinking contextualisation analysis selection collaboration filter knowledge making connections evaluation reflection prioritisation
  16. 20. <ul><li>21 st learning at Wooloowin </li></ul>What are we doing to enable 21 st Century learning for the digital generation?
  17. 21. <ul><li>Infrastructure. </li></ul>Students need the tools of the trade.
  18. 23. <ul><li>Pedagogy. </li></ul>The key to 21 st Century learning.
  19. 24. <ul><li>Smart Classrooms Professional Development Framework </li></ul><ul><li>12 teachers, 2 or more days per week </li></ul>
  20. 25. <ul><li>Wooloowin teachers have a commitment to on-going professional learning . </li></ul>75% of teachers accredited… and more on the way!
  21. 26. <ul><li>Are we done? </li></ul>What are our future ICT-related goals for 2009 and beyond?
  22. 27. <ul><li>21 st Century learning </li></ul>What is the role of today’s teacher in the age of Google ?

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