Emerging Technology andLearning – Looking at Research June, 2012 Nancy Caramanico
Emerging Technology for Learning What does the research say about learning in the 21st Century? How do young people today communicate, learn? How can adults facilitate that learning? What resources are available to school leaders? What new skills and strategies can schools employ for teaching and learning?
Research - Digital Youth Study, MacArthur Foundation Youth use media to explore interests and friendships Students learn from their peers and learn in a self directed way Learning is largely social Adults have an important role to play Schools should facilitate participation, cultivate interests Assessing is a challenge given skills diversity New media is a part of student lives – communications, families, interests
Digital Youth Study, MacArthur Foundation 2008 Studies Links Video – Mimi Ito, U of California Researcher http://digitallearning.macfound.org /site/c.enJLKQNlFiG/b.2029199/http http://youtu.be/58X7YPebJVo ://digitalyouth.ischool.berkeley.edu /report Two Page Summary https://docs.google.com/viewer?url =http%3A%2F%2Fdigitalyouth.isch ool.berkeley.edu%2Ffiles%2Freport %2Fdigitalyouth- TwoPageSummary.pdf
Research - Horizon Report 2012Technologies to Watch1 Year or Less –Mobile Apps1 Year or Less –Tablet Computing2-3 Years – Game Based Learning2-3 Years –Learning Analytics4-5 Years – Gesture Based Computing4-5 Years – The Internet of Things Horizon Report http://horizon.wiki.nmc.org http://ncara.edublogs.org/2012/02/09/emerging-technologies-to-watch-2012/
Research - Speak Up Survey 2012 Tomorrow.Org – Collaborative Project between ISTE – International Society of Technology in Education Cosn – Consortium of School Networking National School Board Association – Tech Leader Group And Others Collects Data from Students, Teachers and Parents regarding education, technology and learning needs for the 21st Century It presents that data to participating schools, the public and legislators http://www.tomorrow.org/
Speak Up Results - May 2012 Leaders and Technology
Speak Up Results - May 2012 Concerns of Leaders
Speak Up Results - May 2012 Benefits and Challenges
Speak Up Survey 2012 Find Results and downloadable materials at the SpeakUp website Report Summary – HTML (Discussion) http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/SU11_May_Report.ht ml Infographics and Images for Speak Up Slides from http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/pdfs/Infographic_Digit alLearning2012_Educators.pdf
Nets - Administrators ISTE International Society of Technology in Education creates standards for Teachers, Administrators, Students and Technology Teachers www.iste.org
Goals and Objectives Guidelines for Educational Technology Leadership nfive areas - NETS - A Pennsylvania Principal Standards Hands on access and Resources via the website and other resources ISTE Ning
Ongoing Professional Learning Opens the Door Teacher skills and information Transforming teacher role New expectations for all Current issues in education Implementing innovations Refining practice.Linda Darling Hammond, Teacher’s College, ColumbiaImage via http://www.flickr.com/photos/43905767@N00/6 8913172 Transforming the Classroom
Trend towards Connected Learning People are connecting online Book Connected Educators, and learning online in growing Sheryl Nussbaum Beach numbers Open Learning is available in many forms Many educators are forming their own professional learning networks which reach far beyond traditional professional learning provided by schools and districts
ConnectedTeacherImage via Alec CourosConnected Learning – Alec Couroshttp://www.scribd.com/doc/protected/3363
Tools for School Leaders to Stay on Top of Emerging Technology Set up your own Personal Learning Network Read Emerging Technology Reports and Related Updates as outlined ReadBlogs and Journals related to topics Set up Google Reader to Follow blogs and journals Connect with other school leaders online Join an Online Community such as Classroom 2.0, PLPnetwork, ISTE Learn a new skill via Youtube or other resource 15 Minutes Wiki http://keeping- up.wikispaces.com/ Explore TEDtalks for Education Use Download Apps such as the Horizon Report App Make an Investment of your time – Nothing we do on behalf of students is wasted time.