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Did You Know

  1. 1. Did YouKnow?<br />By Liza Overton, Katie Kues, Amy Overton<br />7th Grade, St. Charles, MO<br />
  2. 2. If you’reone in a millionin China…<br />…there are 1,300 people<br />just like you.<br />
  3. 3. did you Know<br />The 25% of China’spopulation with thehighest IQ’s…<br />…is greater than <br />America’s population<br />
  4. 4. Translation:<br />They have more honor students than America has students.<br />
  5. 5. did you Know<br />If you took every single job in the U.S. today and shipped it to China…<br />…they would still<br />have a labor surplus.<br />
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  8. 8. We are currently preparing students<br />for jobs that don’t exist yet…<br />
  9. 9. Using technologies <br />that haven’t<br /> been invented…<br />
  10. 10. In order to <br />solve <br />problems…<br />We don’t even <br />know are <br />problems yet.<br />
  11. 11. The U.S Department of Commerce ranked industry sections by their level of <br />technology intensiveness….<br />
  12. 12. Education was ranked 55th<br />…DEAD LAST…<br />Below Coal Mining<br />
  13. 13. YET!!<br />The fastest growing age group using the <br />Internet is… <br />2-5 year olds <br />(NetDay News, 2005)<br />
  14. 14. Fully half of all teens and 69% of teens <br />who use the Internet could be considered <br />content Creators.<br />
  15. 15. Millions of amateur reporters now have<br />Their own digital printing press. They are editors who blog. <br />(Pein, 2005)<br />
  16. 16. Are you using a Blog in your classroom?<br />
  17. 17. 73% of students have<br />a cell phone.<br />Project Tomorrow, 2007<br />
  18. 18. did you Know<br /> The total number of texts sent and received each day exceeds the population of <br />the world.<br />
  19. 19. did you Know<br />How are your student’s using their phones during class?<br />
  20. 20. Years it took to reach a market audience of 50 billion?<br />By radio 38 years.<br />
  21. 21. Years it took to reach a market audience of 50 billion?<br />By TV 13 years<br />
  22. 22. Years it took to reach a market audience of 50 billion?<br />By internet 4 years<br />
  23. 23. Years it took to reach a market audience of 50 billion?<br />By iPods 3 years<br />
  24. 24. As teachers are we reaching our audience the same way we always have?<br />Is it working?!?!?!<br />
  25. 25. There are 100,000 podcasts and subscribers and growing @ <br />20% per month.<br />
  26. 26. Are you creating Podcasts in your classroom?<br />
  27. 27. Technology has become an<br />Indispensable tool in the<br />education of today’s students. <br />Netday survey, 2005<br />
  28. 28. According to <br />Alan November, <br />an educational consultant, in order <br />to solve these problems <br />We need to teach our <br />Children 3 things…<br />
  29. 29. We need to teach ourstudents<br />how to deal with<br />massive amounts<br />of information.<br />Do our students know how?<br />
  30. 30. We need to teach our students global <br /> communication, starting in Kindergarten.<br />Do our students know how?<br />
  31. 31. We need to teach our<br />students to be <br /> self directed and<br />understand how to<br />organize more and<br /> more of their own <br />learning.<br />Do our students know how?<br />
  32. 32. We can’t solve problemsby using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. –Albert Einstein<br />
  33. 33. Research by <br />Karl Fischer: for the original Did You Know, <br />Scott McLead, <br />Jeff Beanmen<br />Alan November<br />David Warlick<br />Mark Prensky<br />Thomas Friedman<br />Will Richardson<br />Ian Jukes<br />Chris Dede<br />Ray Kurzwell<br />Angus King<br />Milken Conference<br />Dan Schmidt<br />HowieDiBlasi<br />Adapted from:<br />Future Technology 2009 The Year of Technology Invention<br />Did you know 5?<br />