TECHNOLOGY in the K-12
Classroom
        Why is it important?
The answer, in my opinion, could not
                       have been stated any better than
                       Bethan...
Some have it
Some don’t




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Some use it




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Some don’t




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                                                           Wh...
Time
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Juggling one more thing




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But really, it’s… Awareness




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It’s interest, not age.
The 21st Century isn’t “coming”
                               – it’s here.



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Teachers will not be replaced by
 technology, but teachers who
  don’t use technology will be
   replaced by those who do....
Why do students need us in the age
                        of




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Give students tools to succeed in
                              life




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Give students tools to make good
                        decisions




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Prepare students for college
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Prepare students for jobs
Learning & Innovation Skills




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Creativity




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Critical
              Thinking




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Communication & Collaboration




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Information, Media & Technology
                           Skills




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Integration




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Start Small, but Dream Big




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21st Century Skills are all about
teaching our kids to navigate the
world as THEY are experiencing
       it, not the worl...
Bethany V. Smith
   bethany_smith@ncsu.edu


     Twitter: bethanyvsmith
http://transparentlearning.blogspot.com
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  1. 1. TECHNOLOGY in the K-12 Classroom Why is it important?
  2. 2. The answer, in my opinion, could not have been stated any better than Bethany Smith’s. Bethany Smith works as Asst. Director of Learning Technologies at the College of Education- NC State University. With her permission, the following presentation gives all of us something to think about.
  3. 3. Some have it
  4. 4. Some don’t http://www.flickr.com/photos/matthewwhatley/184847826/sizes/o/
  5. 5. Some use it http://www.flickr.com/photos/julielindsay/3049226561/sizes/l/
  6. 6. Some don’t http://www.flickr.com/photos/23258232@N00/2212767142
  7. 7. http://www.flickr.com/photos/evansent/135767789/sizes/o/ Why don’t we?
  8. 8. Time http://www.flickr.com/photos/jekemp/3553245/sizes/l/
  9. 9. Juggling one more thing http://www.flickr.com/photos/bensutherland/3066167162/sizes/o
  10. 10. But really, it’s… Awareness http://www.flickr.com/photos/13025462@N08/3226405500
  11. 11. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lyza/276990225/sizes/o/ It’s interest, not age.
  12. 12. The 21st Century isn’t “coming” – it’s here. http://www.flickr.com/photos/20884341@N00/302931951
  13. 13. Teachers will not be replaced by technology, but teachers who don’t use technology will be replaced by those who do. -Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach
  14. 14. Why do students need us in the age of http://www.flickr.com/photos/manfrys/2226178289/sizes/l/
  15. 15. Give students tools to succeed in life http://www.flickr.com/photos/julielindsay/3241222078/sizes/l/
  16. 16. Give students tools to make good decisions http://www.flickr.com/photos/dominik99/1403329318/sizes/o/
  17. 17. Prepare students for college
  18. 18. http://www.flickr.com/photos/roadtripmemories/517066135/sizes/o/ Prepare students for jobs
  19. 19. Learning & Innovation Skills http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/88/WrightBrothers1900Glider.jpg
  20. 20. Creativity http://www.flickr.com/photos/zesmerelda/270924149/sizes/l/
  21. 21. Critical Thinking http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:The_Thinker_close.jpg
  22. 22. Communication & Collaboration http://www.flickr.com/photos/julielindsay/3049218069/sizes/l/in/set-72157609661303135/
  23. 23. Information, Media & Technology Skills http://www.flickr.com/photos/25211216@N00/258331658
  24. 24. Integration http://www.flickr.com/photos/13763932@N04/1401862296/sizes/o/
  25. 25. Start Small, but Dream Big http://www.flickr.com/photos/73645804@N00/2222523486
  26. 26. 21st Century Skills are all about teaching our kids to navigate the world as THEY are experiencing it, not the world WE experienced. -Wil Richardson
  27. 27. Bethany V. Smith bethany_smith@ncsu.edu Twitter: bethanyvsmith http://transparentlearning.blogspot.com
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