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Education, Technology, and an Uncertain Future

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A keynote for the 2016 April 28th BC school cash suite user group. Take a trip to the history of knowledge storage, transmission, and sharing. Look at the history, current state, and near future of education. Reflect on the current state of technology based on artificial narrow intelligence and then speculate about an exponentially changed and disrupted future.

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Education, Technology, and an Uncertain Future

  1. 1. Education, Technology, and an Uncertain Future Brian Kuhn Director of Technology and CIO Vancouver School Board bkuhn@vsb.bc.ca / @bkuhn My Coordinates… http://www.shift2future.com http://www.slideshare.net/bkuhn http://www.linkedin.com/in/kuhnbrian April 28, 2016 BC School Cash Suite User Group
  2. 2. We live in unprecedented times! istockphoto.com # 17723170
  3. 3. People, even children, aren’t really afraid of change. They’re afraid of not being prepared for the change.(Lead with a Story, Paul Smith, p. 29)
  4. 4. istockphoto.com #19575299http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuneiform
  5. 5. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johannes_Gutenberg
  6. 6. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/85/Port_ackerman_036_v172.jpg
  7. 7. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_television
  8. 8. Vannevar Bush envisioned the memex as a device in which individuals would compress and store all of their books, records, and communications, "mechanized so that it may be consulted with exceeding speed and flexibility." The memex would provide an "enlarged intimate supplement to one's memory"
  9. 9. Vannevar Bush envisioned the memex as a device in which individuals would compress and store all of their books, records, and communications, "mechanized so that it may be consulted with exceeding speed and flexibility." The memex would provide an "enlarged intimate supplement to one's memory"
  10. 10. Education TechnologyFuture istockphoto.com # 17156598
  11. 11. "In times of change learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists." - Eric Hoffer
  12. 12. Flickr.comphotos29160242QN083412459402 Factory learning?
  13. 13. “There’s no competitive advantage today in knowing more than the person next to you. The world doesn’t care what you know. What the world cares about is what you can do with what you know.”, Tony Wagner – Why School? (Kindle 468)
  14. 14. https://pixabay.com/static/uploads/photo/2015/05/04/08/51/board-752051_960_720.jpg
  15. 15. http://www.picserver.org/images/highway/phrases/curriculum.jpg BC’s new curriculum https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/
  16. 16. https://i.ytimg.com/vi/plIZpIldPog/maxresdefault.jpg
  17. 17. Preparing (literacy)
  18. 18. https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2570/4157728819_0b2156c7b4_b.jpg Preparing (literacy)
  19. 19. Exploring (adaptive)
  20. 20. https://farm8.static.flickr.com/7378/8720604364_85c5931a14.jpg Exploring (adaptive)
  21. 21. Transforming
  22. 22. “If you can dream it, you can do it” “Fantasy is the Mother of invention” “Hands-on wins Hands-down” Thomas Zimmerman, IBM Scientist Transforming
  23. 23. I know how to bake a plain cake
  24. 24. I know how to bake a plain cake We can bake a variety of cakes
  25. 25. Internet BigOven found 23,191 Cakes Desserts recipes
  26. 26. Machines at your Service
  27. 27. Direction Maps are a Game Changer for Travelers
  28. 28. Street View gives Travelers an Advanced Glimpse
  29. 29. Learn a language! I'm tired of that smile
  30. 30. Learn a language!
  31. 31. Real time language translation!
  32. 32. Buying a used bike from a guy’s driveway… E-Transfer
  33. 33. Blended Reality
  34. 34. COG · NI · TIVE / käg-nə-tiv (adjective): of, relating to or involving conscious mental activities (such as thinking, understanding, learning and remembering) Jeopardy Game Health Care Education Cooking
  35. 35. istockphoto.com # 22796717
  36. 36. www.waitbutwhy.com
  37. 37. www.waitbutwhy.com
  38. 38. www.waitbutwhy.com
  39. 39. http://www.motherjones.com/media/2013/05/robots-artificial-intelligence-jobs-automation
  40. 40. Say what?? www.waitbutwhy.com
  41. 41. http://boingboing.net/2013/01/01/robots-are-taking-your-job-and.htm Robotics and Automation…
  42. 42. “Because we live in a society increasingly shaped by tech. Automation will take over many of the tasks previously assigned to people. And the youth of today (and tomorrow) will have no problem transitioning into that situation.”https://medium.com/the-wtf-economy/this-is-your-life-in-10-years-time-67b4ec88a4b2#.x82rawuf9
  43. 43. Be a Fearless Learner Be Aware of and Embrace Change Be Flexible and Adaptable What does this all mean for us?

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