“I THOUGHT THE KIDS WOULD PLAY WITH THE BOXES. WITHINFOUR MINUTES, ONE KID NOT ONLY OPENED THE BOX, FOUNDTHE ON-OFF SWITCH … POWERED IT UP. WITHIN FIVE DAYS,THEY WERE USING 47 APPS PER CHILD, PER DAY. WITHIN TWOWEEKS, THEY WERE SINGING ABC SONGS IN THE VILLAGE,AND WITHIN FIVE MONTHS, THEY HAD HACKED ANDROID,”NEGROPONTE SAID. “SOME IDIOT IN OUR ORGANIZATION OR INTHE MEDIA LAB HAD DISABLED THE CAMERA, AND THEYFIGURED OUT THE CAMERA, AND HAD HACKED ANDROID.”SOURCE: http://www.technologyreview.com/news/506466/given-tablets-but-no-teachers-ethiopian-children-teach-themselves/
TOP FOUR TRAITS FOR EMPLOYEES • COLLABORATION • COMMUNICATION • CREATIVITY • FLEXIBILITYSOURCE: FORBES MAGAZINE: 2012 STUDY OF 1,709 CEOS
SEVEN SKILLS FOR TODAY’S WORKPLACE • CRITICAL THINKING/PROBLEM SOLVING • COLLABORATION • AGILITY AND ADAPTATION • INITIATIVE AND ENTREPRENEURIALISM • ORAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION • ACCESSING AND ANALYZING INFORMATION • CURIOSITY AND IMAGINATIONSOURCE: “THE GLOBAL ACHIEVEMENT GAP” BY TONY WAGNER
HOW DOES YOUR CURRICULUM HELPSTUDENTS DEVELOP THESE SKILLS?
CAINE’S ARCADE VIDEO https://vimeo.com/40000072
WILL RICHARDSON TEDXNYED VIDEOhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ni75vIE4vdk
HELP WITH BOW DRILL SEThttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JuFsDN8dsJU
PROJECT RED 7 KEY FINDINGS 1. NINE KEY IMPLEMENTATION FACTORS ARE LINKED MOST STRONGLY TO EDUCATION SUCCESS.
PROJECT RED 7 KEY FINDINGS 6. ONLINE COLLABORATION INCREASES LEARNING PRODUCTIVITY AND STUDENT ENGAGEMENT.
PROJECT RED 7 KEY FINDINGS 7. DAILY USE OF TECHNOLOGY DELIVERS THE BEST RETURN ON INVESTMENT (ROI).
TECHNOLOGY PLAN OBJECTIVES IMPLEMENTATIONOVERVIEW AND GOALS 2012-2013 Establish learning goals and define what Communication, Collaboration, Creativity, CriticalDistrict 123 believes technology we desire our students to embody whenhas the capacity to afford students GOAL 1 they leave our institution to be successful Thinking, Problem Solving, and Deepened Knowledge Base. Create integration plan of goals in their future.opportunities to engage the within existing curriculum structure.process of learning more deeplyand dynamically. The followingplan is intended to providedirection, clarity, and vision for the Provide students developmentally 2012-2013use of technology in the learningexperience for our students, staff GOAL 2 appropriate access to a learning, computing device. Fully implement 1:1 with netbooks running Linux in grades 3-8.and community.Over the next three years, ourwork will focus on advancing eachof the following five goals. Steps 2012-2013 Provide the professional development Establish and refine scheduling of instructionalfor implementation will berevisited at the end of each year GOAL 3 necessary to effectively use technology to transform learning in the classroom. technology coaches to provide job-embedded professional development. Establish 5 areas of focusand adjusted as necessary to for professional development through PD goals.continue moving the plan forward. Provide a learning ecosystem in which 2012-2013 digital and physical environments are Create a learning ecology that details the GOAL 4 met in a manner that affords students the digital and physical learning spaces and tools best potential for learning. for use for students. 2012-2013 Provide the necessary infrastructure to Increase existing bandwidth, evaluate existing effectively, predictably, and reliably GOAL 5 utilize technology in the learning wireless systems, and make necessary to core system in order to provide the necessary infrastructure for experience. successful student access at current scale.