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  1. 1. Are you Globally Competitive?Brittany Wilfong<br />
  2. 2. The Skills you need…<br />Learn how to learn<br />Passion and Curiosity <br />Like other people <br />Nurture your Right Side of the Brain<br />
  3. 3. Learn How To Learn by… <br />1. Constantly Absorbing Information<br />2. TeachingYourself <br />3. Learning New ways of doing Old things, or New ways of doing New things<br />
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  5. 5. Teachers Role <br /><ul><li>Use a variety of teaching methods
  6. 6. Make sure everyone gets it; peer tutors
  7. 7. Don’t let yourself as a teacher become bored with the information; learn more! </li></li></ul><li>CQ+ PQ > IQ<br />><br />GREATER THAN<br />PQ = Passion<br />IQ = Itelligence Quotient<br />CQ = Curiosity<br />“Give me a kid with a passion to learn and a curiosity to discover and I will take him or her over a less passionate kid with a high IQ every day of the week.”– T.L. Friedman in The World is Flat <br />“Because in the flat world you have so many more tools to take you and your curiosity so much further and so much deeper”– T.L. Friedman in The World is Flat<br />
  8. 8. Teachers Role<br /><ul><li>To leave a lasting impact on their students
  9. 9. Make their students excited and interested about learning
  10. 10. To teach how to love learning so that students can learn how to learn </li></ul>Click to watch a video about good teachers<br /><br />
  11. 11. Like Other People<br />Managing and interacting with other people <br />“Contrary to what we have come to believe in recent years, people skills will become more valuable than computer skills.”– T.L. Friedman in The World is Flat<br />
  12. 12. Relationships<br />Personalized interactions can never be outsourced <br />Why Important?<br />Interaction with other is inevitable <br />Necessary at some point <br />Face to face communication is vital, technology doesn’t always do it<br />
  13. 13. Right Brain– Nurture it<br />Technology can outperform the human left brain, so now look to your right side!<br />Detected patterns <br />Just do what you love to do!!<br />Come up with inventions<br />It’s not all about being able to plug numbers in and get an answer…<br />
  14. 14. Globally Competitive <br />How to make the classrooms Globally Competitive ?<br />21st century skills <br />Emphasis on Technology <br />Testing Strategies <br />Project-based learning <br />
  15. 15. Project- Based Leaning<br />Research projects<br />Science Labs<br />Reports & Presentations about Findings<br />
  16. 16. 21st century Skills<br />The abilities to find and organize information<br />to solve problems<br />Frame and conduct investigations<br />Analyze and synthesize data<br />Apply learning to new situations<br /> Self-monitor and improve one’s own learning and performance<br />Communicate well in multiple forms<br />Work in teams<br />Learn independently<br />
  17. 17. Emphasis On Technology <br />Clickers<br />Smart Boards<br />Podcast<br />
  18. 18. Testing Strategies <br />Countries are using open ended testing now, to make students learn and not memorize<br />Manage testing at a state level, therefore teachers have more say so in what they teach and how they teach<br />Standaradized testing<br />
  19. 19. “Do you have the right stuff ?”<br />