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Presentation by Dr. Brian Housand to Pitt County PAGE group on Giftedness, Technology, and Creativity.

Given March 23, 2009

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Pitt County PAGE

  1. 1. Creativity and Giftedness in a Digital Age ____________________________________________________ Dr. Brian C. Housand housandb@ecu.edu Pitt County PAGE March 23, 2009
  2. 2. brianhousand .googlepages .com 1,000 -T Housand
  3. 3. Techie Educator Gifted Researcher
  4. 4. D D I I G V IMMIGRANTS I I T D A E L NATIVES
  5. 5. Why Do We Ask Kids To UNPLUG At School?
  6. 6. Learning beyond the classroom.
  7. 7. If technology is an event in your school, you are doing it wrong. Josh Allen
  8. 8. http://www.21stcenturyskills.org/
  9. 9. Learning and Innovation Skills and 21st Creativity Century Innovation Skills Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Learning Communication and and Innovatio Collaboration n
  10. 10. The Rise of the Creative Class 50% 45% 40% 35% 30% 25% 20% 15% 10% 5% 0% 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 Agriculture Working Service Creative Florida, R. (2002). The rise of the creative class (p. 332). New York, NY: Basic Books.
  11. 11. Pianos NOT Stereos
  12. 12. Computer Technology “is not a tool; it is a new material for expression.” (Maeda, 2001)
  13. 13. Rather than running the risk of having our students become quot;walking encyclopedias,quot; we need to teach them how to think creatively. (Sternberg, 2006)
  14. 14. Knowledge alone is NOT enough.
  15. 15. Tech Tools You Should Know and Use
  16. 16. Google Earth #1 http://earth.google.com/
  17. 17. Podcasts and iTunes #2 U http://www.apple.com/education/mobile- learning/ http://ocw.mit.edu/
  18. 18. Skype / Twitter #3 http://www.skype.com/ http://twitter.com/ Please Follow Me: brianhousand
  19. 19. SCRATCH #4 http://scratch.mit.edu/
  20. 20. Wikipedia #5
  21. 21. What are New Literacies? (Leu, Kinzer, Coiro, and Cammack, 2004)
  22. 22. New Literacies (Leu, Kinzer, Coiro, and Cammack, 2004) IDENTIFY Important Questions LOCATE Information CRITICALLY EVALUATE Information SYNTHESIZE Information COMMUNICATE Answers
  23. 23. This is where the REAL Who said information is. what and when. This is as far as Your chance to share most people get. your knowledge.
  24. 24. One More Thing…. The Glories of Google!!!!
  25. 25. Critical Responsible Consumers Producers
  26. 26. The Internet is Participatory Forcing Us To Learn New Interfaces Creating New Channels For Social Interaction
  27. 27. 253,000,000+ 175,000,000+
  28. 28. + The Less You Share, The Less Power You Have.
  29. 29. “For the first time in history, our jobs as educators is to prepare our students for a future that we can not clearly describe.” David Warlick
  30. 30. One thing is clear. 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
  31. 31. The illiterate of the 21st Century will not be those who cannot read or write, but those who cannot LEARN, UNLEARN AND RELEARN. (Toffler, 1970)
  32. 32. The Future Is NOW!
  33. 33. tyvm brianhousand.googlepages.com

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