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Geeks Florida Gifted Conference 2014

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Geeks Florida Gifted Conference 2014

  1. 1. GEEKS HAVE INHERITED THE EARTH brianhousand.com/flag
  2. 2. BRIANHOUSAND.COM
  3. 3. H E L L O My name is Brian
  4. 4. I AM A GEEK
  5. 5. BRIAN BRAIN
  6. 6. “THE GEEK”
  7. 7. BRIAN JOHNSON
  8. 8. NATIVE
  9. 9. NATIVE
  10. 10. NERD GEEK
  11. 11. NERD Someone who is passionate about learning, being smart, or academia.
  12. 12. GEEK Someone who is passionate about some particular area or subject, often an obscure or difficult one.
  13. 13. laughingsquid.com/nerd-venn-diagram-geek-dork-or-dweeb
  14. 14. 70% Nerdiness 76th Percentile
  15. 15. 83% Geekosity 99th Percentile
  16. 16. 35% Dork Points 57th Percentile
  17. 17. Modern, Cool Nerd
  18. 18. Probably Wears Glasses http://philosophyforlife.org/why-im-not-a-geek/
  19. 19. Above Average Intelligence
  20. 20. Slightly obsessive in their interests.
  21. 21. Likely to be mathletes, physics buffs, tech-heads, or hackers, although they could be evidence based wonks.
  22. 22. Likely to get excited by machines or systems.
  23. 23. FONTS.
  24. 24. Possess an endearingly goofy enthusiasm for their obsessions.
  25. 25. This slide drives you CRAZY.
  26. 26. Probably likes sci-fi, fantasy, superheroes, TV, comics, films and computer games.
  27. 27. GEEKS HAVE INHERITED THE EARTH
  28. 28. Life ABSOLUTELY gets BETTER when you get older.
  29. 29. GIFTED LAND
  30. 30. YOU ARE NOT ALONE
  31. 31. FIND YOUR PEEPS
  32. 32. 24 / 7 NOT JUST ON TUESDAYS
  33. 33. ALL DAY EVERYDAY
  34. 34. TALK TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT BEING GIFTED
  35. 35. AM GAuiNdeI fForE DSevTeOlop:i n g a Creative Career 1. Don't be afraid to fall in love with something and pursue it with intensity.! 2. Know, understand, take pride in, practice, develop, exploit and enjoy your greatest strengths.! 3. Learn to free yourself from the expectations of others and to walk away from the games they impose on you.!Free yourself to play your own game.! 4. Find a great teacher or mentor who will help you.! 5. Don't waste energy trying to be well rounded.! 6. Do what you love and can do well.! 7. Learn the skills of interdependence.
  36. 36. It is OK to be smart.
  37. 37. It is GREAT to be smart.
  38. 38. It is AWESOME to be smart.
  39. 39. TODAY TO TOMORROW
  40. 40. ACCESS
  41. 41. nerdybookclub.wordpress.com
  42. 42. youtube.com/user/Vihart
  43. 43. starwars.wikia.com
  44. 44. harrypotterfanfiction.com
  45. 45. DON’T FORGET PODCASTS
  46. 46. mentalfloss.com
  47. 47. howstuffworks.com
  48. 48. ConnectED 100Mpbs Internet Speeds in 99% of Schools in 5 Years
  49. 49. 100 75 50 25 0 HOTEL HOME ConnectED
  50. 50. Google fiber
  51. 51. 1000 750 500 250 0 HOTEL HOME ConnectED Google Fiber
  52. 52. CREATE
  53. 53. (Resnick, 1996) Pianos NOT Stereos
  54. 54. code.org/learn
  55. 55. diy.org
  56. 56. $40,000 PER MONTH
  57. 57. OPPORTUNITY
  58. 58. 1988
  59. 59. MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSES
  60. 60. iTunes U
  61. 61. RESPONSIBILITY
  62. 62. With great power comes great responsibility
  63. 63. NEWS FLASH
  64. 64. RESPONSIBLE PRODUCERS CRITICAL CONSUMERS
  65. 65. shelfari.com
  66. 66. NECESSITY
  67. 67. “We don’t have the option of turning away from the future. No one gets to vote on whether technology is going to change our lives.” Bill Gates ! The Road Ahead
  68. 68. “Every generation of teenagers embraces the freedoms and possibilities wrought by technology in ways that shock the elders.” Time!! March!27,!2006
  69. 69. I TECH
  70. 70. www.gurbuz-de.com
  71. 71. www.gurbuz-de.com
  72. 72. M E A N I N G
  73. 73. RIGOR
  74. 74. VIGOR
  75. 75. ACCESS CREATE OPPORTUNITY RESPONSIBILITY NECESSITY
  76. 76. YOU
  77. 77. #BestYearEver
  78. 78. JOYOUS
  79. 79. CURIOSITY
  80. 80. IMAGINATION
  81. 81. PASSION
  82. 82. CREATIVITY
  83. 83. STOP
  84. 84. GO
  85. 85. brianhousand.com brianhousand@gmail.com @brianhousand brian.housand bc1000

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