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  • 1. The future of Technology, Education, and our Teachers
    By Mamoona Brace
  • 2. Preservice teachers
    “If we teach today as we did yesterday, then we rob our children of tomorrow”
    -John Dewey
  • 3. Constructivist beliefs
    Engage in Online discussions
  • 4. 3D Virtual Environments
  • 5. ICT and integration into practice
  • 6.
  • 7.
  • 8. Working together....
  • 9. K-12 Education
    “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn”
    - Alvin Toffler.
  • 10. Where is the time?!
  • 11. Inquiry based teaching
  • 12. Train teachers where they are
    Comfort level
    At their schools
  • 13. Paid time to work on keeping up with technology
  • 14. Accessibility for all
  • 15. Sharing our resources as a community
  • 16. Higher Education
    Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire
    -William Yates
  • 17. Lost your scruples?
  • 18. Blended Learning
  • 19. Communication
  • 20. Old ideas need to be tossed out
  • 21. New ideas must be implemented
  • 22. So much information!
  • 23. The Future of Learning
    “The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action”
    -Herbert Spencer
  • 24. How do you keep up with change?
  • 25. Change is inevitable
  • 26. Change is necessary
  • 27. Money is only one part of the solution
  • 28. Teachers must be taught at their comfort level
  • 29. The time is now!
  • 30. Will the future and potential of technology and education be realized?
  • 31. References:
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    Bottino, R. (2004). The evolution of ICT-based learning environments:which perspectives for the school of the future?. British Journal of Educational Technology, 35(5), 553-567.
    Ertmer, P. A. (2005). Teacher pedagogical beliefs: The final frontier in our quest for technology integration? Educational Technology Research and Development, 53(4), 25–39.
    Hew, K., & Brush, T. (2007). Integrating technology into K-12 teaching and learning: current knowledge gaps and recommendations for future research. Educational Technology Research & Development, 55(3), 223-252.
    Hilton, J. (2006). The Future for higher education: sunrise or perfect storm? EDUCAUSE Review, 41(2), 58-71.
    Jiyoon, Y. (2008).Cyber practicum: A future practicum classroom. British Journal of Educational Technology, 31(1), 163-165.
    Kim., & Bonk. (2006). The future of online teaching and learning. EDUCAUSE Review, 29(4), 22-30.
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    Mishra, P., Koehler, J., & Kereluik, K. (2009). The Song Remains the Same: Looking Back to the Future of Educational Technology. TechTrends, 53(4), 48-53.
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    thinking processes and ICT integration: Predictors of prospective teaching behaviours with educational technology. Computers & Education, Volume 54(1),103-112.Strawn, G. (2006). You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet. EDUCAUSE Quarterly Magazine, 41(4), 8-9.
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  • 33. Internet references