The Future of Technology in Education<br />Picture from The Power of the Internet for Learning<br />What’s on the Horizon ...
Introduction<br />	In order to maintain the interest and focus of our students, we need to keep current with technology, s...
Introduction<br />The Future of Software<br />2008 Horizon Report 2<br />grassroots video<br />collaboration webs<br />col...
Introduction<br />	The Future of Hardware<br />Smart tools <br />Smart boards - interactive whiteboards with pads for stud...
Technology Tomorrow<br />Hardware<br />Smart board - interactive whiteboards<br />ICLT project<br />Visual, kinesthetic an...
Technology Tomorrow<br />Online lessons:<br />http://exchange.smarttech.com/<br />http://www.wsd1.org/southd/SMART_Board/<...
Technology Tomorrow<br />Hardware<br /><ul><li>Smart Table</li></ul>Video on TeacherTube<br />Interactive learning center ...
Technology Tomorrow<br /><ul><li>Smart Table</li></ul>Download applications and activities from smarttech.com<br />Social ...
Technology Tomorrow<br />Hardware<br />Bamboo Tablets<br />Touch sensitive<br />Uses: art, picture editing for projects, t...
Technology Tomorrow<br />Hardware<br />Siftables<br />David Merril<br />Video Demonstration:<br />http://www.ted.com/talks...
Technology Tomorrow<br />Hardware<br />Virtual Reality Learning Systems<br />“Sensory immersion…presents abstract, symboli...
Technology Tomorrow<br />Software<br />Grassroots Video<br />2008 Horizon Report<br />Available on cell phones, cameras, w...
Technology Tomorrow<br />Software<br />Collaboration Webs and Collective Intelligence<br />NING and Wikipedia<br />NING in...
Technology Tomorrow<br />Software<br />Data Warehouse<br />“data smog” – an explosion of information7<br />Information arc...
Teacher Awareness<br />Opportunities <br />Awareness <br />Training<br /> Collaboration<br />“will take a critical mass of...
Conclusion<br />We must <br />Keep up with the interests and needs of our students<br />See the value of new technology<br...
Conclusion<br />We must <br />Have a few technologically advanced educators, administrators and policy makers that can rec...
Footnotes<br />1 Smith, G. E. and S. Throne. (2007). Differentiating Instruction with Technology in K-5 Classrooms.  ISTE....
Footnotes<br />6 Feenberg, A. (Summer, 1999) Wither Educational Technology?  Peer Review. 1(4).<br />7 Kerry, B., P.S. Abr...
References<br />Davidson, C. N. and D. T. Goldberg. (2009). Future of Learning Institutions in a Digital Age. London, Engl...
References<br />Kerry, B., P.S. Abraham, G. Bailey, R. W. Brown, M. B. Enzi, J. Gage, D. R. King, Et. al. (2000). The Powe...
References<br />Smart Technologies UCL. Educators Resources. Smart. Retrieved from http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en-U...
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  1. 1. The Future of Technology in Education<br />Picture from The Power of the Internet for Learning<br />What’s on the Horizon for K – 12<br />by<br />Tara Humber<br />Picture from The Power of the Internet for Learning<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br /> In order to maintain the interest and focus of our students, we need to keep current with technology, sharing information with them in a form that captures their attention while meeting the needs of the curriculum and beyond. <br />Technology improves <br />performance and should “infuse <br /> the DI classroom” 1<br />
  3. 3. Introduction<br />The Future of Software<br />2008 Horizon Report 2<br />grassroots video<br />collaboration webs<br />collective intelligence <br />Collaborative data warehouse <br />
  4. 4. Introduction<br /> The Future of Hardware<br />Smart tools <br />Smart boards - interactive whiteboards with pads for students <br />Bamboo tablets <br />Virtual reality game systems <br />Smart objects such as Siftables<br />Picture from http://www2.smarttech.com/st/en-US/Products/SMART+Table/SMARTTableVideoss<br />
  5. 5. Technology Tomorrow<br />Hardware<br />Smart board - interactive whiteboards<br />ICLT project<br />Visual, kinesthetic and auditory learners<br />Differentiated classroom<br />Interactive lessons<br />Support<br />Picture from: http://www2.smarttech.com<br />
  6. 6. Technology Tomorrow<br />Online lessons:<br />http://exchange.smarttech.com/<br />http://www.wsd1.org/southd/SMART_Board/<br />http://portal.nearnorthschools.ca/ET/SmartBoard/Lists/Shared%20SMART%20Board%20Resources/Whats%20New.aspx<br />
  7. 7. Technology Tomorrow<br />Hardware<br /><ul><li>Smart Table</li></ul>Video on TeacherTube<br />Interactive learning center for the primary classroom<br />Multi-point <br />Inherent<br />Easy to use<br />Picture from http://www2.smarttech.com/st/en-US/Products/SMART+Table/SMARTTableVideoss<br />
  8. 8. Technology Tomorrow<br /><ul><li>Smart Table</li></ul>Download applications and activities from smarttech.com<br />Social Studies, Language Arts, Art, Science, Math, Geography related<br />New downloads added on an ongoing basis<br />Picture from: http://www2.smarttech.com/st/en-US/Products/SMART+Table/default.htm<br />
  9. 9. Technology Tomorrow<br />Hardware<br />Bamboo Tablets<br />Touch sensitive<br />Uses: art, picture editing for projects, technology, writing, printing<br />Comes with software<br />
  10. 10. Technology Tomorrow<br />Hardware<br />Siftables<br />David Merril<br />Video Demonstration:<br />http://www.ted.com/talks/david_merrill_demos_siftables_the_smart_blocks.html<br />Interactive cubes<br />Programmable for art, math, language…<br />TED conference 2009<br />http://www.ted.com/talks/david_merrill_demos_siftables_the_smart_blocks.html<br />
  11. 11. Technology Tomorrow<br />Hardware<br />Virtual Reality Learning Systems<br />“Sensory immersion…presents abstract, symbolic data in tangible form” 3<br />Specialized clothing<br />Wii game system<br />Learning simulations<br />
  12. 12. Technology Tomorrow<br />Software<br />Grassroots Video<br />2008 Horizon Report<br />Available on cell phones, cameras, web cams<br />Data mash-ups<br />“Information in the way the mind assimilates it”4<br />Horizon system<br />
  13. 13. Technology Tomorrow<br />Software<br />Collaboration Webs and Collective Intelligence<br />NING and Wikipedia<br />NING in education - presentation video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGxyoVci_kY<br />Wikipedia is the largest virtual community to date <br />lifelong learners and become “creative, adaptable risk-takers”5<br />“de-skilling of the teacher”6<br />facilitated by the teacher for authentic learning<br />
  14. 14. Technology Tomorrow<br />Software<br />Data Warehouse<br />“data smog” – an explosion of information7<br />Information architecture<br />Store and organize information<br />expert system web crawler that will collect and categorize useful sites<br />“Semantic Web”8<br />
  15. 15. Teacher Awareness<br />Opportunities <br />Awareness <br />Training<br /> Collaboration<br />“will take a critical mass of educators…to transcend isolation and join in collaborative professional growth.” 9<br />Accessibility<br />Updates<br />Picture from The Power of the Internet for Learning<br />
  16. 16. Conclusion<br />We must <br />Keep up with the interests and needs of our students<br />See the value of new technology<br />Know how to use it to their benefit<br />Make learning a hands-on, authentic, interesting and enjoyable experience<br />Look toward up and coming technological innovations <br />
  17. 17. Conclusion<br />We must <br />Have a few technologically advanced educators, administrators and policy makers that can recognize the importance of technology. <br />Grants and donations<br />Be university trained and provided professional development<br />Have an archived set of software and informational tools that is education based and easy to navigate, such as think.com and Wikipedia<br />
  18. 18. Footnotes<br />1 Smith, G. E. and S. Throne. (2007). Differentiating Instruction with Technology in K-5 Classrooms. ISTE. USA. Retrieved from: http://www.iste.org/source/orders/excerpts/diffk5.pdf<br />2 Gonic, L., L. Johnson, D. G. Oblinger, B. Alexander, I. Brown, M. Brown,… G. Campbell. (2008). 2008 Horizon Report. New Media Consortium. Stanford. CA. USA. <br />3 Dede, C. (1996). The Evolution of Learning Devices: Smart Objects, Information Infrastructures, and Shared Synthetic Environments. George Mason University. Fairfax, VA. Retrieved from<br />4 U. S. Congress. Office of Technology. (1995). Education and Technology: Future Visions. Washington. D.C. U. S. Government Printing Office.<br />5 Rugayah, H. and H. Hashim. (July, 2005). COMPUTERS: EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY PARADOX?The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology – TOJET. 4(3).<br />
  19. 19. Footnotes<br />6 Feenberg, A. (Summer, 1999) Wither Educational Technology?  Peer Review. 1(4).<br />7 Kerry, B., P.S. Abraham, G. Bailey, R. W. Brown, M. B. Enzi, J. Gage, D. R. King, Et. al. (2000). The Power of Learning: Moving from promise to practice. Web Based Education Commission. Washington. D.C.<br />8 Stutt, A. And E. Motta (2004). Semantic Learning Webs. Journal of Interactive Media in Education. Knowledge Media Institute. Retrieved from http://www-jime.open.ac.uk/2004/10<br /> <br />9 Serim, F. (1996).Building Virtual Communities for Professional Development.The Future of Networking Technologies for Learning. Retrieved from http://www.ed.gov/Technology/Futures/serim.html.<br />
  20. 20. References<br />Davidson, C. N. and D. T. Goldberg. (2009). Future of Learning Institutions in a Digital Age. London, England. The MIT Press.<br />Dede, C. (1996). The Evolution of Learning Devices: Smart Objects, Information Infrastructures, and Shared Synthetic Environments. George Mason University. Fairfax, VA. Retrieved from<br />Feenberg, A. (Summer, 1999) Wither Educational Technology?  Peer Review. 1(4).<br />Gilbert, C. (2008). Writing Improvements through the Whiteboard. Retrieved online September 5, 2009 from: http://smarterkids.org/research/pdf/SKFResearchCarrieGilbert.pdf.<br />Gonic, L., L. Johnson, D. G. Oblinger, B. Alexander, I. Brown, M. Brown,… G. Campbell.(2008). 2008 Horizon Report. New Media Consortium. Stanford. CA. USA. <br />Hall, T. (2002). Differentiated instruction. Wakefield, MA: National Center on Accessing the General Curriculum. Retrieved online September 5, 2009 from http://www.cast.org/publications/ncac/ncac_diffinstruc.html<br />
  21. 21. References<br />Kerry, B., P.S. Abraham, G. Bailey, R. W. Brown, M. B. Enzi, J. Gage, D. R. King, Et. al. (2000). The Power of Learning: Moving from promise to practice. Web Based Education Commission. Washington. D.C.<br />Merril, D. (2009). TED Ideas Worth Spreading: Siftables. Retrieved from http://www.ted.com/speakers/david_merrill.html.<br />Morrison, B. and P. Kirby. (2008) Applying SMART Board Technology in Elementary School Classrooms: Investigation of a School-Wide Initiative. Retrieved online September 5, 2009 from: http://education.smarttech.com/NR/rdonlyres/C190B4DF-E412-427A-B7BD-720DB3F4566F/0/UNBReseachReportSept08.pdf.<br />Rugayah, H. and H. Hashim. (July, 2005). COMPUTERS: EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY PARADOX?The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology – TOJET. 4(3).<br />Scott, P. (2004). Will Technology Enhanced Learning ever deliver ‘genuine’ innovation? Knowledge Media Institute.<br />Serim, F. (1996).Building Virtual Communities for Professional Development.The Future of Networking Technologies for Learning. Retrieved from http://www.ed.gov/Technology/Futures/serim.html.<br />
  22. 22. References<br />Smart Technologies UCL. Educators Resources. Smart. Retrieved from http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en-US/Ed+Resource/SMART+Table+applications+and+activities/SMART+Table+activities.htm<br />Smith, G. E. and S. Throne. (2007). Differentiating Instruction with Technology in K-5 Classrooms. ISTE. USA. Retrieved from: http://www.iste.org/source/orders/excerpts/diffk5.pdf<br /> <br />Stutt, A. And E. Motta (2004). Semantic Learning Webs. Journal of Interactive Media in Education. Knowledge Media Institute. Retrieved from http://www-jime.open.ac.uk/2004/10<br /> <br />TED Conferences. (2009).TED Ideas Worth Spreading. Retrieved from http://www.ted.com/speakers/david_merrill.html.<br />U. S. Congress. Office of Technology. (1995). Education and Technology: Future Visions. Washington. D.C. U. S. Government Printing Office.<br />
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