The World is Changing

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The World is Changing

  1. 1. The World is Changing
  2. 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. 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. 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. 5. The World is Changing <ul><li>Computer power is now 8000 times less expensive than it was 30 years ago. </li></ul>
  6. 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. 7. The World is Changing <ul><li>Are we preparing our children for a changing world? </li></ul>
  8. 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. 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. 10. We are ready for a changing world! <ul><li>Your children will be too! </li></ul>

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