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The 4 C's Intro

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Intro presentation for Dr. Brian Housand's presentation on The 4 C's of Gifted Education and Technology at DISCOVER! Purdue University - June 22-25, 2009

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The 4 C's Intro

  1. 1. The 4 C&apos;s:Critical ThinkingContent ResourcesCreativity and Collaboration<br />DISCOVER <br />June 22-25, 2009 <br />Purdue University<br />Brian Housand, PhD<br />East Carolina University<br />
  2. 2. http://tinyurl.com/brianhousand<br />
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  4. 4. Techie<br />Educator<br />Researcher<br />Gifted<br />
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  12. 12. http://directory.google.com/<br />
  13. 13. http://wolframalpha.com<br />
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  17. 17. DIGITAL DIVIDE<br />IMMIGRANTS<br />NATIVES<br />
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  20. 20. “ The kids these days are not digital kids. The digital kids were in the ’90s. The kids today are mobile, and there’s a difference. Digital is the old way of thinking, mobile is the new way.”<br />Elliott Solloway<br />
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  22. 22. Learning beyond the classroom. <br />
  23. 23. Why Do We Ask Kids To UNPLUG At School?<br />
  24. 24. If technology is an event in your school,you are doing it wrong.<br />Josh Allen<br />
  25. 25. http://www.21stcenturyskills.org/<br />
  26. 26. Learning and Innovation Skills<br />Creativity and Innovation<br />Critical Thinking and Problem Solving<br />Communication and Collaboration<br />21st Century Skills<br />Learning and Innovation<br />
  27. 27. The 4 C’s<br />Critical Thinking<br />Collaboration<br />Creativity<br />Content Resources<br />
  28. 28. Rather than running the risk of having our students become &quot;walking encyclopedias,&quot; we need to teach them how to think creatively. <br />(Sternberg, 2006)<br />
  29. 29. The Internet is<br />Participatory<br />Forcing Us To Learn New Interfaces<br />Creating New Channels For Social Interaction<br />
  30. 30. The Less You Share, The Less Power You Have.<br />
  31. 31. Computer Technology“is not a tool;it is a new material for expression.” <br />(Maeda, 2001)<br />
  32. 32. PianosNOTStereos<br />
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  34. 34. In a global digital economy, the focus is no longer on using, it is creating and producing.<br />(Steinkuehler, Black, & Clinton, 2005)<br />
  35. 35. Knowledge alone is NOT enough.<br />
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  37. 37. “Media are mere vehicles that deliver instruction but do not influence student achievement any more than the truck that delivers our groceries causes changes in our nutrition.”<br />(Clark, 1983)<br />
  38. 38. Critical Consumers<br />Responsible<br />Producers<br />
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  40. 40. The Future Is NOW! <br />
  41. 41. http://tinyurl.com/brianhousand<br />

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