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The World is Changing
The World is Changing
The World is Changing
The World is Changing
The World is Changing
The World is Changing
The World is Changing
The World is Changing
The World is Changing
The World is Changing
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The World is Changing

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  • 1. The World is Changing
  • 2. The World is Changing <ul><li>There has been more information produced in the last 30 years than during the previous 5000. </li></ul>
  • 3. The World is Changing <ul><li>The weekday edition of The New York Times contains more information than the average person was likely to come across in a lifetime during 17 th -century England. </li></ul>
  • 4. The World is Changing <ul><li>Today’s average consumer wears more technology on his wrist than existed in the entire world before 1961. </li></ul>
  • 5. The World is Changing <ul><li>Computer power is now 8000 times less expensive than it was 30 years ago. </li></ul>
  • 6. The World is Changing <ul><li>If we had similar progress in automotive technology, today you could buy a Lexus for about $2. It would travel at the speed of sound and go about 600 miles on a thimble of gas. </li></ul>
  • 7. The World is Changing <ul><li>Are we preparing our children for a changing world? </li></ul>
  • 8. The World is Changing <ul><li>Many researchers and experts agree that effective use of technology in schools is a key transforming element in creating a new model of schools that will prepare students for the information age. </li></ul>
  • 9. The World is Changing <ul><li>The future belongs to young people who . . . </li></ul><ul><li>know where the knowledge “is” </li></ul><ul><li>how to get it </li></ul><ul><li>how to think about it </li></ul><ul><li>how to turn it into better work, better products, better lives. </li></ul>
  • 10. We are ready for a changing world! <ul><li>Your children will be too! </li></ul>

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