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Learning Everywhere All the Time

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This fast-paced, high-energy presentation will explore the implications for living, teaching, and learning in a world of infinite knowledge - where today’s tools support learning everywhere and all the time.

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Learning Everywhere All the Time

  1. 1. Zebra New Tech @ Rochester, IN What is New Tech?
  2. 2. Learning Everywhere, All the Time the long tail of the creative class living and learning in a flat world © 2010 Chris Fitzgerald Walsh
  3. 3. Chris Walsh New Tech Network [email_address] www. delicious.com/fitzwalsh/LEAT
  4. 4. our world
  5. 5. flat no more barriers
  6. 8. personalized what I want, how I want it
  7. 9. “ The cookies on my daughter's computer know more about her interests than her teachers do.” Henry Kelly President of the Federation of American Scientists
  8. 10. Lego Factory $4.08
  9. 11. EMS USA
  10. 12. The Long Tail
  11. 13. Amazon
  12. 14. Learnazon students do learning read students read read read read Compare similar students Students
  13. 15. collaborative the wisdom of crowds
  14. 17. wikipedia
  15. 18. digg
  16. 19. Classroom 2.0
  17. 20. http://goo.gl/DuPe
  18. 21. creative active producers
  19. 22. Art Chins A Series of Tubes Shining
  20. 23. Spore
  21. 24. The Creative Class
  22. 26. Erica Eng, Senior, Skyline High School Oakland, CA
  23. 27. digital life
  24. 28. LEAT how many computers does the average US household have? ?
  25. 29. LEAT how many computers does the average US household have?
  26. 30. LEAT how many computers does the average US household have?
  27. 31. time-shifting listen or watch anytime
  28. 32. place-shifting listen or watch anywhere
  29. 33. “ kids”
  30. 34. digital natives tech is transparent
  31. 38. Digital Generation: Jalen
  32. 39. seek challenges creative problem solvers
  33. 40. Everything Bad is Good For You
  34. 42. US First Robotics
  35. 43. InvenTeams
  36. 44. “ school”
  37. 45. Whatever You Can Imagine
  38. 46. Second Life
  39. 48. “ An exciting game. Construct all sorts of classrooms; improve the cafeteria to attract more pupils. At first, you hire not very professional teachers because you don't have enough money for very professional ones. But remember that the better teachers you have the more scores you get.” School Tycoon
  40. 49. My Customized, Infinite Textbook
  41. 55. My Customized, Infinite Portfolio
  42. 57. facebook
  43. 58. docs.google.com
  44. 59. teachers
  45. 60. “ In a world of infinite choice, context – not content – is king.” ~ Rob Reid, Listen.com
  46. 61. uStream | Justin TV
  47. 64. change
  48. 65. look in the mirror <ul><ul><li>Admit that our culture narrowly defines what and how we “learn” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Admit that even our “highest performing schools” are not the schools we need i.e. 21 st century learning centers </li></ul></ul>
  49. 66. re-frame <ul><ul><li>Eliminate the “T” word and the “E” word; focus on challenging learning opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ School” is 24/7 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A “teacher ” is anyone who helps kids discover, analyze, produce </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ F” is the new “A” </li></ul></ul>
  50. 67. collaborative distributed personalized
  51. 68. <ul><li>Support and encourage learning outside the classroom using whatever tool is available </li></ul><ul><li>Give up control – let the students & parents steer the ship </li></ul>distributed
  52. 69. collaborative <ul><li>Teachers must contribute to the collective intelligence of the worldwide education profession </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers must share instructional design with students & parents </li></ul><ul><li>Create a culture of transparency that thrives on constant feedback </li></ul>
  53. 70. personalized <ul><li>Guide students toward learning activities that meet their unique interests and needs </li></ul><ul><li>Turn students (and teachers) into creative producers who solve engaging, complex problems </li></ul>
  54. 71. new tech
  55. 72. the model <ul><li>Instructional strategies that are engaging & rigorous (PBL) </li></ul><ul><li>Technology to facilitate relevant, collaborative learning </li></ul><ul><li>Culture that empowers teachers & students </li></ul>
  56. 73. projects <ul><li>Sample components… </li></ul><ul><li>Entry Event </li></ul><ul><li>Tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Rubric </li></ul>
  57. 74. entry event
  58. 75. tasks Driving Question What are the contributions made and the hardships endured by women and minorities during the period of WWII?
  59. 76. rubric
  60. 77. learning every where & all the time
  61. 78. My Photostream at Flickr
  62. 79. Chris Walsh New Tech Network [email_address] www. delicious.com/fitzwalsh/LEAT

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