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  1. 1. Technology & Education<br />San Ramon Valley Unified School District<br />Bruce Chmieleski, San Ramon Valley USD, January 2010<br />
  2. 2. Why Change?<br />“Any job—blue or white collar—that can be broken down into a routine and transformed into bits and bytes can now be exported to other countries where there is a rapidly increasing number of highly educated ‘knowledge workers’ who will work for a small fraction of the salary of a comparable American worker.”<br />-- Tom Friedman, The World is Flat, 2005<br />
  3. 3. Changing Expectations of our Students<br />
  4. 4. “No cohort in human history has opened such a fissure between its material conditions and its intellectual attainments.”<br />-- Mark Bauerlein, Emory University English Professor, 2007<br />
  5. 5. Why Change?<br />“These are just technologies. Using them does not make you modern, smart, moral, wise, fair, or decent. It just makes you able to communicate, compete, and collaborate farther and faster.” <br />-- Tom Friedman, The World is Flat, 2005<br />
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  8. 8. User-Created Content<br />Over 4 billion available images on <br />Hundreds of millions of videos watched daily on . 20 hrs of new video uploaded every minute.<br />Over 350 million users.<br />Over 14 million Wikipedia articles by over 85,000 contributors.<br />
  9. 9. William Kamkwamba<br />The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind<br />Survived famine in Malawi<br />Curiosity brought electricity to his family….<br />
  10. 10. William Kamkwamba<br />….and now water and schools to villages<br />“I try, and I made it.”<br />
  11. 11. Why Change?<br />“Schools haven’t changed; the world has. And so our schools are not failing. Rather, they are obsolete—even the ones that score the best on standardized tests.”<br />-- Tony Wagner, The Global Achievement Gap, 2008<br />
  12. 12. Why Change?<br />“For the first time in history, we&apos;re preparing kids for a future that we cannot clearly describe.” <br /> - David Warlick, Teacher, Author, Innovation Consultant <br />
  13. 13. What’s Our Response?<br />
  14. 14. Most Important SkillsSurvey of 400+Business Leaders<br />• Professionalism/Work Ethic<br />• Oral and Written Communications<br />• Teamwork/Collaboration and<br />• Critical Thinking/Problem-Solving. <br /> -- The Conference Board, Corporate Voices for Working Families, Partnership for 21st Century Skills, and the Society for Human Resource Management, 2006<br />
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  16. 16. NETS-S<br />
  17. 17. Seven Survival Skills<br />Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving<br />Collaboration across Networks and Leading by Influence<br />Agility and Adaptability<br />Initiative and Entrepreneurialism<br /> -- Tony Wagner, The Global Achievement Gap, 2008<br />
  18. 18. Seven Survival Skills<br />Effective Oral and Written Communication<br />Accessing and Analyzing Information<br />Curiosity and Imagination<br /> -- Tony Wagner, The Global Achievement Gap, 2008<br />
  19. 19. Advice to Students<br />Major in Learning<br />Analytical Reasoning<br />Communication Skills<br />Willingness to Experiment<br />Team Players<br />Passion and Leadership<br />
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  21. 21. Teachers as….<br />Providers of context, not content<br />Collaborative Learners with Students<br />
  22. 22. Model 2.0 Classroom<br />
  23. 23. A Caveat….<br />“Technology has the shelf life of a banana.”<br />-Scott McNealy, Chairman, Sun Microsystems <br />
  24. 24. Technology Challenges<br />
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  26. 26. Infrastructure Challenges<br />Bandwidth & Ubiquitous Connectivity<br />Communications<br />Video Security<br />Aging Servers, Storage, Switches<br />Aging User Gear at Schools<br />Technology Replacement Plan<br />
  27. 27. 1:1<br />computing<br />C.O.W.S.<br />(wireless classroom)<br />Computer Labs<br />InteractiveBoards<br />Video Conferencing<br />Projection Equipment<br />Computer Teaching Station<br />Audio Enhancement <br />A 21st Century Teaching and Learning Environment<br />Fiber Optic Wide Band Connectivity<br />Professional Development<br />Telecommunications<br />Student InformationSystem<br />Disaster Recovery<br />Internet/ Intranet<br />Student<br />Wireless Infrastructure<br />Teacher<br />OperationalSupport<br />Server Management<br />Increased Student/Teacher Access<br />© Steven Enoch<br />21st Century Learning & Teaching<br />
  28. 28. Learning to Change….….Changing to Learn<br />
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  30. 30. 21st Century Education<br />Giving students the skills to create lasting ripples….<br />
  31. 31. Image & Video Credits<br />Globe in hand http://www.flickr.com/photos/veo/493198575/<br />Guy with globe http://www.flickr.com/photos/restlessglobetrotter/2513014001/<br />Students with handhelds http://www.edutopia.org/digital-generation<br />Students with notebook PCs http://www.flickr.com/photos/33609970@N06/3385172794/<br />Girl with Kindle reader http://www.flickr.com/photos/gubatron/2256923510/<br />Girl with camera in sunset http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisschuepp/2273751973/in/photostream/<br />Kids on video conference http://www.flickr.com/photos/torres21/3571764613/<br />Virtual world http://www.flickr.com/photos/vrider/3360565245/<br />Hot pink obsolete http://www.flickr.com/photos/niznoz/118139041/<br />Einstein with color http://www.flickr.com/photos/avidya/2479192695/<br />Project-Based Learning video http://www.edutopia.org/project-learning-introduction-video<br />All Flickr images in this presentation are licensed under the Creative Commons.<br />
  32. 32. Image & Video Credits<br />Google Advice http://www.google.com/intl/en/jobs/joininggoogle/index.html<br />Blue fiber http://www.flickr.com/photos/placbo/2401047587/<br />CyberSmart green blocks http://cybersmart.org/<br />RCA dog http://www.flickr.com/photos/walkadog/3353936487/<br />Richard Elmore poster http://www.flickr.com/photos/shareski/2942564830/<br />Three toy apes http://www.flickr.com/photos/neuro74/2789591642/<br />House on its head http://www.flickr.com/photos/martinofranchi/2891200283/<br />Fortune cookie http://www.flickr.com/photos/unbreakableties/3089271311/<br />Refresh logo http://www.flickr.com/photos/splat/105050162/<br />Vision of K-12 Students Today video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_A-ZVCjfWf8<br />Learning to Change video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tahTKdEUAPk<br />Freak the Mighty book image http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freak_the_Mighty<br />Examples from SRVUSD schools were submitted by various school personnel or copied from the schools’ web sites.<br />All Flickr images in this presentation are licensed under the Creative Commons.<br />