A NEW HOPE - MEGT

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Gifted Education in the 21st Century: A NEW HOPE

Minnesota Educators of the Gifted and Talented Conference
Brainerd, MN
February 5, 2012

Dr. Brian Housand
East Carolina University
http://brianhousand.com

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A NEW HOPE - MEGT

  1. 1. Gifted Education In the 21st Century a new HOPE Brian Housand, PhD brianhousand.com bit.ly/megt2012
  2. 2. brianhousand.com
  3. 3. #megt
  4. 4. Geek GiftedEducator Researcher
  5. 5. Hawaii Minnesota North Carolina California2012 Georgia Montana Pennsylvania New York Nova Scotia Connecticut Idaho Virginia Colorado Texas
  6. 6. I Informing & M Motivating2012 P People A About C Creativity & T Technology
  7. 7. 21st A NEW CreatingCenturySkills? HOPE Alliance
  8. 8. 1977
  9. 9. starwarsuncut.com
  10. 10. A long time ago in a school far,far away...
  11. 11. Benjamin Bloom1913 - 1999
  12. 12. E. PaulTorrance1915 - 2003
  13. 13. Julian Stanley1918 - 2005
  14. 14. >
  15. 15. p21.org
  16. 16. 4,419
  17. 17. “The Nation thatdramatically and boldly led the world into the age of technology is failing to provide its own children with the intellectual tools needed for the 21st century.”
  18. 18. We continue to lead because our best students are still unsurpassed.We we continue to lead becauseour universities, industries,resources, and affluence attractthe finest talent from throughoutthe world.
  19. 19. BUT this is aPRECARIOUSAdvantage
  20. 20. The world is changing FAST. Technological KNOW-HOW isspreading throughout the world;Along with the knowledge that such SKILLS and SOPHISTICATION are the basic CAPITAL of tomorrow’s society.
  21. 21. Already the QUALITY of our manufactured products, the VIABILITY of our trade, our leadership inRESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT, and our standards of living are strongly challenged.
  22. 22. Our children could beSTRAGGLERSin a world of technology.
  23. 23. WE MUSTNOTLET THISHAPPEN
  24. 24. AMERICA MUST NOT BECOMEAN INDUSTRIAL DINOSAUR
  25. 25. WE MUST NOTprovide our childrena 1960s educationfor a 21st Century WORLD.
  26. 26. SepTEMBER 121983
  27. 27. www.p21.org Learning and Innovation Skills Creativity and InnovationCritical Thinking and Problem Solving Communication and Collaboration
  28. 28. =
  29. 29. Creativity & Innovation1. Apply existing knowledge to generate newideas, products, or processes.2. Create original works as a means ofpersonal or group expression.3. Use models and simulations to explorecomplex systems and issues.4. Identify trends and forecast possibilities.
  30. 30. PK - 2 Identify, research, and collect data on anenvironmental issue using digital resources and propose a solution.
  31. 31. 3-5Produce a media-rich digital story about asignificant local eventbased on first-person interviews.
  32. 32. 6-8Create original animations or videos documenting school, community, or local events.
  33. 33. 9 - 12Design, develop, and testa digital learning game to demonstrate knowledge and skills related to curriculum content.
  34. 34. 10,000
  35. 35. stemchallenge.org
  36. 36. <
  37. 37. Knowledge)alone)is)NOT)enough.)
  38. 38. If your students canthe answer, then you may be asking the wrong question.
  39. 39. www.google.com/mobile/goggles/
  40. 40. bit.ly/renzulliempire
  41. 41. Keeptechnology inthe hands of students
  42. 42. Why+Do+We+Ask+Kids+To+UNPLUG+ At+School?
  43. 43. DID
  44. 44. “Every generation ofteenagers embracesthe freedoms andpossibilities wroughtby technology in waysthat shock the elders.”Time+March+27,+2006
  45. 45. 80%
  46. 46. Tear down the wall
  47. 47. We welcome changeand openness;for we believe thatfreedom and securitygo together,that the advance ofhuman liberty canonly strengthen thecause of worldpeace.
  48. 48. RE:Search
  49. 49. “Every manshould have a built-in automatic crap detector operatinginside of him.” -- Ernest Hemingway
  50. 50. NEW LITERACIES newliteracies.uconn.edu/IDENTIFY Important QuestionsLOCATE InformationCRITICALLY EVALUATESYNTHESIZE InformationCOMMUNICATE Answers
  51. 51. I
  52. 52. RE:Connect
  53. 53. The whole process of education should thus be conceived as the process of learning to think through the solution of real problems. -- John Dewey, 1938
  54. 54. Real World Problems Academic RigorTechnology Integration www.ecugifted.com
  55. 55. Re:Create
  56. 56. PianosNOTStereos (Resnick, 1996)
  57. 57. Plugging IntoCreative Outlets Brian C. Housand Angela M. Housand Gifted Education Communicator Spring 2011 Vol. 42, No. 1
  58. 58. 20%
  59. 59. Computers serve best when they alloweverythingto change. (Papert, 1993)
  60. 60. Think GLOBAL ACT Local
  61. 61. PartnersAdvocating ForGiftedEducation
  62. 62. REPORT TOTHE PRINCIPAL’S OFFICE http://bit.ly/gt-office
  63. 63. Googleable
  64. 64. http://www.nagc.org/toolkit.aspx
  65. 65. #nagchttp://www.ingeniosus.net/gtchat
  66. 66. “We don’t have the option of turning away from the future. No one gets tovote on whether technology isgoing to change our lives.” Bill Gates The Road Ahead
  67. 67. tyvm brianhousand.com

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