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Will Richardson Keynote - CPS LTS

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  1. 1. Learning in a Networked WorldSchooling in an Era of AbundanceWill Richardsonwill@willrichardson.comwillrichardson.com@willrich45 bit.ly/KyQb6E
  2. 2. “It was the best of times, it wasthe worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness...” Charles Dickens
  3. 3. Which geographic factor affected the development ofthe Gupta Empire?
  4. 4. Which geographic factor affected the development ofthe Gupta Empire?a) island locationb) volcanoesc) monsoonsd) permafrost
  5. 5. Which geographic factor affected the development ofthe Gupta Empire?a) island locationb) volcanoesc) monsoonsd) permafrost
  6. 6. 2011 NY State Regents Exam for World Geography:Which geographic factor affected the development ofthe Gupta Empire?a) island locationb) volcanoesc) monsoonsd) permafrost
  7. 7. CHANGE
  8. 8. “The change we are inthe middle of isn’t minor and it isn’t optional.” Clay Shirky
  9. 9. Scarcity
  10. 10. ScarcityABUNDANCE
  11. 11. ABUNDANCE OF... Information Tools Opinions People Data Resources Media More...
  12. 12. ABUNDANCE OF... (Kids’ Version) Games Videos Networks Texts Hangouts(...and all sorts of other interesting stuff they don’t have access to at school.)
  13. 13. ...WHICH IS CHANGING Media Politics Journalism Medicine Books Business Music...
  14. 14. ...WHICH IS CHANGING ...Education
  15. 15. ...A world marked by “ubiquitous computing, ubiquitous information, ubiquitous networks, at unlimited speed, about everything, everywhere,from anywhere, on all kinds of devices that make it ridiculously easy to connect, organize, share, collect, collaborate and publish.” Michael Wesch
  16. 16. ...WHICH IS CHANGING Examples
  17. 17. ABUNDANCEWill Change Us.
  18. 18. ABUNDANCEWill Change Us.Is Changing Us.
  19. 19. bit.ly/MZmNDy
  20. 20. carcityS bit.ly/MZmNDy
  21. 21. carcityS bit.ly/MZmNDy
  22. 22. carcity SAbu ndan ce bit.ly/MZmNDy
  23. 23. carcity SInformation ≠ Education Abu ndan ce bit.ly/MZmNDy
  24. 24. carcity SAbu ndan ce bit.ly/MZmNDy
  25. 25. Cal Tech, Georgia Tech, U. of Va, Duke, Rice, Johns Hopkins,Stamford, U. of Washington, U. of Illinois, U. of Edinburgh, U. of Toronto, Princeton, U. of Penn.
  26. 26. Cal Tech, Georgia Tech, U. of Va, Duke, Rice, Johns Hopkins,Stamford, U. of Washington, U. of Illinois, U. of Edinburgh, U. of Toronto, Princeton, U. of Penn. “This is the tsunami.” --Richard DeMillo, Ga. Tech
  27. 27. ABUNDANCE Is changing:
  28. 28. ABUNDANCE Is changing:How we define an education.
  29. 29. ABUNDANCE Is changing:How we define an education. How we get an education.
  30. 30. ABUNDANCE Is changing:How we define an education. How we get an education.Where we get an education.
  31. 31. ABUNDANCE Is changing:How we define an education. How we get an education.Where we get an education.When we get an education.
  32. 32. ABUNDANCE Is changing: How we define an education. How we get an education. Where we get an education. When we get an education.From whom we get an education.
  33. 33. 2020?
  34. 34. ABUNDANCEChanges the rules.
  35. 35. “There’s no competitive advantage todayin 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
  36. 36. change
  37. 37. CHANGE
  38. 38. NEW REALITIES1. Content and Knowledge are Everywhere
  39. 39. NEW REALITIES1. Content and Knowledge are Everywhere 2. Teachers are Everywhere
  40. 40. NEW REALITIES1. Content and Knowledge are Everywhere 2. Teachers are Everywhere 3. Data is Everywhere
  41. 41. NEW REALITIES1. Content and Knowledge are Everywhere 2. Teachers are Everywhere 3. Data is Everywhere 4. Networks are the New Classrooms
  42. 42. NEW REALITIES1. Content and Knowledge are Everywhere 2. Teachers are Everywhere 3. Data is Everywhere 4. Networks are the New Classrooms 5. Learning is On Demand
  43. 43. bit.ly/LQ85go
  44. 44. “The illiterate of the21st Century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” Alvin Toffler
  45. 45. ABUNDANCE MEANSWe’re going to have to unlearn school.
  46. 46. UNLEARNINGThree Things to Unlearn:
  47. 47. UNLEARNINGThree Things to Unlearn: 1. Delivery
  48. 48. “We need to move beyond the idea that an education is something that is provided for us, and toward theidea that an education is something that we create for ourselves.” Stephen Downes
  49. 49. UNLEARNING UnDelivery Idea:Let students create their own paths to the standards.
  50. 50. UNLEARNINGThree Things to Unlearn: 1. Delivery 2. Competition
  51. 51. UNLEARNINGCompetition aaaaaaaa Co-operation
  52. 52. UNLEARNINGUnCompetition Idea: Share everything
  53. 53. UNLEARNINGThree Things to Unlearn: 1. Delivery 2. Competition 3. Assessment
  54. 54. UNLEARNINGIf we don’t assess what we value, we will value what we assess.
  55. 55. HarderDifficulty Problem to Solving Assess Critical Thinking Basic Skills Content Knowledge Easier Less Important More Important Learning in a Time of Abundance
  56. 56. Curiosity Resilience Courage Passion Harder Initiative to Learn Entrepreneurial Thinking Empathy Inquiry Synthesis Networking CreativityDifficulty Problem Collaboration Problem Connecting Finding to Solving Creating Assess Critical Thinking Participation Solutions Basic Skills Sharing Content Knowledge Easier Less Important More Important Learning in a Time of Abundance
  57. 57. “We are ‘optimizing the measurable at the risk ofneglecting the immeasurable.’” Justin Reich
  58. 58. The “Immeasurable” Curiosity Resilience Courage Passion Harder Initiative to Learn Entrepreneurial Thinking Empathy Inquiry Synthesis Networking CreativityDifficulty Problem Collaboration Problem Connecting Finding to Solving Creating Assess Critical Thinking Participation Solutions Basic Skills Sharing Content Knowledge Easier Less Important More Important Learning in a Time of Abundance
  59. 59. UNLEARNINGUnAssessment Idea:Open Network Test
  60. 60. UNLEARNING1. Understand: The contexts for change
  61. 61. UNLEARNING1. Understand: The contexts for change 2. Feel: Anger, grief, fear, excitement
  62. 62. CHANGE The case for change x The vision The sense Vfor the future of loss xThe roadmap to get there
  63. 63. “Today, instead of teaching them information, I wasteaching them how to learn.  And yet, I’m not surewhat my new role in this is.  I’m not sure how toconnect to my students and their learning processwhile doing this.  I’m not sure how to laugh andenjoy them. And I was not expecting the profoundsense of loss and the pain accompanying it.”
  64. 64. UNLEARNING 1. Understand: The contexts for change 2. Feel: Anger, grief, fear, excitement3. Reflect: Examine your own learning practice
  65. 65. ARE YOU LITERATE?• Develop proficiency with the tools of technology  • Build relationships with others to pose and solve problems collaboratively and cross-culturally  • Design and share information for global communities to meet a variety of purposes  • Manage, analyze and synthesize multiple streams of simultaneous information  • Create, critique, analyze, and evaluate multi-media texts  • Attend to the ethical responsibilities required by these complex environments bit.ly/nctelit
  66. 66. UNLEARNING 1. Understand: The contexts for change 2. Feel: Anger, grief, fear, excitement 3. Reflect: Examine your own learning practice4. Act: Innovate, Plan, Change, Connect, ReLearn
  67. 67. UNLEARNING 1. Understand: The contexts for change 2. Feel: Anger, grief, fear, excitement 3. Reflect: Examine your own learning practice4. Act: Innovate, Plan, Change, Connect, ReLearn 5. Provoke: Engage others, Advocate
  68. 68. BE BOLD
  69. 69. “In times of change, learnersinherit the Earth, while the learned find themselves beautifullyequipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.” Eric Hoffer
  70. 70. THANKS!will@willrichardson.com @willrich45 willrichardson.com

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