When you’re not the Smartest Person in the Room




            How networked Learning Changes Everything
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Who’s the Smartest Person You Know?
Part 1... Getting Rid of Walls
Who’s the big kid in the suspenders?
Who’s the big kid in the suspenders?
Who’s the big kid in the suspenders?
Who’s the big kid in the suspenders?
Who’s the big kid in the suspenders?
The Elusive Terms
Individualized Instruction


The Elusive Terms
Individualized Instruction


The Elusive Terms

   Adaptive Dimension
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Isolated
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Community Lost
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Mind Your Own Busines...
We do what we do
until we know
better
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Who’s your Teacher?
Who’s your Teacher?
“The longer we keep up the facade that
school is the primary place of learning, the
             sooner it becomes irrelev...
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Networked Teacher
       Alec Couros
Networked Teacher
       Alec Couros
My Research Team circa 2007
Mentors
Teaching via Skype
“I could not put it in enough words how much I
gained from this experience and how much I
actually enjoyed it. Lorraine wa...
1st Graders talk with a Geologist
Even From Here
“for teaching
     students about
presentation, TED is
       my textbook”
              Clay Burell
Author Study with Dan Pink
The common denominator?
Part 2... Consider your Assets
The smartest person in the room,
         is the room.                                                    Dave Weinberger
...
Who are they?
Who are they?



Phillipe Cousteau
Who are they?



Phillipe Cousteau   Ella Fitzgerald
Who are they?



Phillipe Cousteau   Ella Fitzgerald   JK Rowling
Who are they?



Phillipe Cousteau   Ella Fitzgerald   JK Rowling




Menachem Begin
Who are they?



Phillipe Cousteau   Ella Fitzgerald   JK Rowling




Menachem Begin      Phil Mickelson
Who are they?



Phillipe Cousteau   Ella Fitzgerald    JK Rowling




Menachem Begin      Phil Mickelson    My neighbour
“...the current generation of college
student has no memory of the
historical moment before
the advent of the
Internet, we...
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What’s so good abou...
Homework at School
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What’s so good about face to face?
How did you contribute to the
     learning of others?




What did you learn from others?
Transparency Ain’t Easy
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  1. When you’re not the Smartest Person in the Room How networked Learning Changes Everything cc licensed flickr photo by roujo: http://flickr.com/photos/tekmagika/2212767080/ Dean Shareski DEN Spring Virtual Conference April 24, 2010
  2. shareski@gmail.com ideasandthoughts.org @shareski
  3. Who’s the Smartest Person You Know?
  4. Part 1... Getting Rid of Walls
  5. Who’s the big kid in the suspenders?
  6. Who’s the big kid in the suspenders?
  7. Who’s the big kid in the suspenders?
  8. Who’s the big kid in the suspenders?
  9. Who’s the big kid in the suspenders?
  10. The Elusive Terms
  11. Individualized Instruction The Elusive Terms
  12. Individualized Instruction The Elusive Terms Adaptive Dimension
  13. http://www.flickr.com/photos/devilarts/1347405206/ Isolated
  14. http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_virginia/2899350082/ Community Lost
  15. http://www.flickr.com/photos/worldbank/2760563132/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/stewf/393637161/ Mind Your Own Business Learning
  16. We do what we do until we know better
  17. cc licensed flickr photo by William Hook: http://flickr.com/photos/williamhook/2431704208/ cc licensed flickr photo by mediagraphics.com.au: http://flickr.com/photos/jamesr-aus/2734902982/ cc licensed flickr photo by joyrex: http://flickr.com/photos/joyrex/158814860/
  18. Who’s your Teacher?
  19. Who’s your Teacher?
  20. “The longer we keep up the facade that school is the primary place of learning, the sooner it becomes irrelevant.”
  21. h"p://www.flickr.com/photos/swayze/3587756192/sizes/l/ !"#$%&%''(&)*&+,-''.&#+&)&/$"& +7#..&#2&C'3&#$*"$(&*'&('&+,-''.&2'1"D"18&&& 0'1&*-"&1"+*&'2&3+4&5"#$%&%''(&)*&+,-''.&#+&)&.#6."&.#7"&& 5"#$%&%''(&)*&01#+5""8&&9*:+&$#,"4&53*&#*:+&;<=&>?@?AB;=8& Slide Credit: Bill Ferriter, The Tempered Radical -­‐Seth  Godin,  Linchpin http://teacherleaders.typepad.com/the_tempered_radical
  22. /katiew/320161805/ iew: http://flickr.com/photos cc licensed flickr photo by kat “How can we begin to move past an educational model that is tethered to time and place and move closer to learning that is immersive, mobile, collaborative, and social?” Educause
  23. Networked Teacher Alec Couros
  24. Networked Teacher Alec Couros
  25. My Research Team circa 2007
  26. Mentors
  27. Teaching via Skype
  28. “I could not put it in enough words how much I gained from this experience and how much I actually enjoyed it. Lorraine was a great person to work with and I learned a lot about what I wanted to do in my future classroom as well. Furthermore, I felt appreciated when Lorraine would email me thanking me for all the hard work I put into the assignments as well.”
  29. 1st Graders talk with a Geologist
  30. Even From Here
  31. “for teaching students about presentation, TED is my textbook” Clay Burell
  32. Author Study with Dan Pink
  33. The common denominator?
  34. Part 2... Consider your Assets
  35. The smartest person in the room, is the room. Dave Weinberger cc licensed flickr photo by torres21: http://flickr.com/photos/torres21/484675706/
  36. Who are they?
  37. Who are they? Phillipe Cousteau
  38. Who are they? Phillipe Cousteau Ella Fitzgerald
  39. Who are they? Phillipe Cousteau Ella Fitzgerald JK Rowling
  40. Who are they? Phillipe Cousteau Ella Fitzgerald JK Rowling Menachem Begin
  41. Who are they? Phillipe Cousteau Ella Fitzgerald JK Rowling Menachem Begin Phil Mickelson
  42. Who are they? Phillipe Cousteau Ella Fitzgerald JK Rowling Menachem Begin Phil Mickelson My neighbour
  43. “...the current generation of college student has no memory of the historical moment before the advent of the Internet, we are suggesting that participatory learning as a practice is no longer exotic or new but a commonplace way of socializing and learning. For many, it seems entirely unremarkable.” The Future of Learning Institutions in a Digital Age http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/2831891520
  44. http://www.flickr.com/photos/samwebster/3795409752/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/cristic/359572656 What’s so good about face to face?
  45. Homework at School
  46. http://www.flickr.com/photos/patjmoore/3336220827/ What’s so good about face to face?
  47. How did you contribute to the learning of others? What did you learn from others?
  48. Transparency Ain’t Easy
  49. eski@gm ail.com @sh areski shar ideasandthoughts.org

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