How to Avoid
          Extinction
          in a Changing World
Keynote / Stephens / MDMC 2009   4
Keynote / Stephens / MDMC 2009   4
Are we in danger of
                      extinction?




Keynote / Stephens / MDMC 2009    4
Leading Causes of Extinction
   • Information overload
   • Technology has changed time and
     space where learning can ...
Leading Causes of Extinction
   • Information overload
   • Technology has changed time and
     space where learning can ...
Information Overload
    By 2010, the amount
         Information
    of technical
    information in the
         Overloa...
Surviving Information Overload
   In the past                          To Survive



                                     ...
Leading Causes of Extinction
   • Information overload
   • Technology has changed time and
     space where learning can ...
Means, B., Toyama, Y.,
    Murphy, R., Bakia, M.,
    & Jones, K. (2009).
       Evaluation of Evidence-
       Based Prac...
• The New Media
      Consortium. (2009).
      2009-Horizon-Report-
      K12.pdf
      (application/pdf
      Object). R...
Leading Causes of Extinction
   • Information overload
   • Technology has changed time and
     space where learning can ...
• Growing foreign
                                   challenges
                                 • A new world of
        ...
Keynote / Stephens / MDMC 2009   4
Keynote / Stephens / MDMC 2009   4
Keynote / Stephens / MDMC 2009   4
Conceptual
                                                                      Age




                                 ...
Tough Choices for Tough
       Times: The Report of
       the New Commission
       on The Skills of the
       American ...
Six Senses for the
    Conceptual Age


   •   #1 Design
   •   #2 Story
   •   #3 Symphony
   •   #4 Empathy
   •   #5 Pl...
References
Business Week. (2005, March 28). The Immelt Revolution. Retrieved July 19, 2009, from
http://www.businessweek.c...
References Cont.
Wagner, T. (2008). The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don't Teach the New Survival
Ski...
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  1. 1. How to Avoid Extinction in a Changing World Keynote / Stephens / MDMC 2009 4
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  3. 3. Are we in danger of extinction? Keynote / Stephens / MDMC 2009 4
  4. 4. Leading Causes of Extinction • Information overload • Technology has changed time and space where learning can occur • Globalization Keynote / Stephens / MDMC 2009 4
  5. 5. Leading Causes of Extinction • Information overload • Technology has changed time and space where learning can occur • Globalization Keynote / Stephens / MDMC 2009 4
  6. 6. Information Overload By 2010, the amount Information of technical information in the Overload world it is expected to double every 72 hours! By 2010, the amount of technical information in the world will double every 72 hours Keynote / Stephens / MDMC 2009 4
  7. 7. Surviving Information Overload In the past To Survive Dynamic knowledge requires Only experts create knowledge individual meaning making based upon multiple sources of information Teachers deliver knowledge in the The role of educators is to facilitate form of information the making of dynamic knowledge Children are graded on how much of Dynamic knowledge is revealed the information they have stored through real world performance Keynote / Stephens / MDMC 2009 4
  8. 8. Leading Causes of Extinction • Information overload • Technology has changed time and space where learning can occur • Globalization Keynote / Stephens / MDMC 2009 4
  9. 9. Means, B., Toyama, Y., Murphy, R., Bakia, M., & Jones, K. (2009). Evaluation of Evidence- Based Practices in Online Learning: A Meta-Analysis and Review of Online Learning Studies. U.S. Department of Education. Keynote / Stephens / MDMC 2009 4
  10. 10. • The New Media Consortium. (2009). 2009-Horizon-Report- K12.pdf (application/pdf Object). Retrieved June 7, 2009, from http://www.nmc.org/pdf /2009-Horizon-Report- K12.pdf. Keynote / Stephens / MDMC 2009 4
  11. 11. Leading Causes of Extinction • Information overload • Technology has changed time and space where learning can occur • Globalization Keynote / Stephens / MDMC 2009 4
  12. 12. • Growing foreign challenges • A new world of challenges and competition • Rising tide of mediocrity Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study, 2007. Keynote / Stephens / MDMC 2009 4
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  16. 16. Conceptual Age Information Age Industrial Age Agriculture Age 18th Century 19th Century 20th Century 21st Century Keynote / Stephens / MDMC 2009 4
  17. 17. Tough Choices for Tough Times: The Report of the New Commission on The Skills of the American Workforce. (2007). National Center on Education and the Economy. Keynote / Stephens / MDMC 2009 4
  18. 18. Six Senses for the Conceptual Age • #1 Design • #2 Story • #3 Symphony • #4 Empathy • #5 Play • #6 Meaning Keynote / Stephens / MDMC 2009 4
  19. 19. References Business Week. (2005, March 28). The Immelt Revolution. Retrieved July 19, 2009, from http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/05_13/b3926088_mz056.htm. Conceptual economy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (n.d.). . Retrieved July 19, 2009, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conceptual_economy. Friedman, T. (2005). The World is Flat. New York: Straus. Information Age - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (n.d.). . Retrieved July 19, 2009, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Information_Age. Means, B., Toyama, Y., Murphy, R., Bakia, M., & Jones, K. (2009). Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning: A Meta-Analysis and Review of Online Learning Studies. U.S. Department of Education. More than 800 wildlife species now extinct | Science | Reuters. (2009, July 1). . Retrieved July 19, 2009, from http://www.reuters.com/article/scienceNews/idUSTRE56100F20090702?feedType=RSS&pageNumber=1&virtualB randChannel=0. The New Media Consortium. (2009). 2009-Horizon-Report-K12.pdf (application/pdf Object). Retrieved June 7, 2009, from http://www.nmc.org/pdf/2009-Horizon-Report-K12.pdf. Pink, D. (2006). A Whole New Mind: Why Right Brainers will Rule the Future. Riverhead Books. Renate, N. C., & Caine, G. (1997). Understanding Why Education Must Change. Retrieved July 19, 2009, from http://www.newhorizons.org/trans/caine_change.htm. Tough Choices for Tough Times: The Report of the New Commission on The Skills of the American Workforce. (2007). . National Center on Education and the Economy. Retrieved July 19, 2009, from http://www.skillscommission.org/pdf/exec_sum/ToughChoices_EXECSUM.pdf. Keynote / Stephens / MDMC 2009 4
  20. 20. References Cont. Wagner, T. (2008). The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don't Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need--And What We Can Do About It. Basic Books. Retrieved July 19, 2009, from http://www.amazon.com/Global-Achievement-Gap-Survival-Need/dp/0465002293. Wesch, M. (2007, October 12). YouTube - A Vision of Students Today. Retrieved July 19, 2009, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGCJ46vyR9o. YouTube - Did You Know 2.0. (n.d.). . Retrieved July 19, 2009, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMcfrLYDm2U. Sources are tagged in Delicious under MDMC2009 Keynote / Stephens / MDMC 2009 4
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