Focus Forward:   Leadership, Education,Technology, and the Future of      OUR Economy         Jeffrey Piontek
WE FACE AWORLD ON THE   MOVE
Attraction & Generations                               http://www.strategy-business.com/li/leadingideas/li00113           ...
Purpose of Education     Back to basics (politicians)Three overarching basics of education:             Economic          ...
Education and the Economy              Role of Education Any conversation about education must be tied               int...
Cultural Aspects of Education Education has a fundamental role in the culture                 of our students  The aspec...
Personal and People It is about your own individual hopes dreams,               aspirations and desires       Many stude...
Where’s the Focus?The U.S. has a science and math pipeline problem: It begins      in elementary school, as early as kinde...
Technology Transforming Education             New delivery systems                  New tools New Outcomes for teaming ...
The Adoption Curve*           Innovator                  Early               Early      Late        Late                  ...
The Adoption Curve*                         20%                                         60%                  20%          ...
A Whole New Mind ~            Daniel Pink“Imagination is more important than            knowledge.”        ~ Albert Einste...
A Whole New Mind ~ Daniel PinkLeft-brain dominated schools and economy        Left-brain analytical thinking   Economy ...
The Critical QuestionWhat do students now need to learn to be successfulin the 21st Century?
Four Question Exercise•   What will the world be like    20 years from now?•   What skills will your child need    to be s...
21st Century Learners        The Engagement Gap300,000 US StudentsAcademic, Social & EmotionalResults: Bored everyday in c...
dangerouslyirrelevant.org                                                       http://www.dangerouslyirrelevant.org/2009/...
just in time         no fixed value             global      blended                                        quick          ...
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/javajive/1684901/in/set-72157603777558856/                                                   ...
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customizablehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/pondspider/3674511104/
adaptable            http://www.flickr.com/photos/din_bcn/2808838598/
no fixed valueshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/penumbrapics/2691291910/
always onhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/ficken/2947737282/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/clairegribbin/2913962912/                                         collaborative
http://www.flickr.com/photos/morganmorgan/1782192125/                                                        of old and ne...
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just in time         no fixed value             global      blended                                        quick          ...
culture shockhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/brightsea/2623734109/
"We (teachers) must prepare learners for their future, not for our past.”          David Thornburg
Thank YouJeff PiontekEducational Consulting Services, LLC(808) 285-7853Jeff.Piontek@gmail.comTwitter:   @jeffpiontekSkype:...
Leadership and Learning in the 21st Century and Beyond!!!!
Leadership and Learning in the 21st Century and Beyond!!!!
Leadership and Learning in the 21st Century and Beyond!!!!
Leadership and Learning in the 21st Century and Beyond!!!!
Leadership and Learning in the 21st Century and Beyond!!!!
Leadership and Learning in the 21st Century and Beyond!!!!
Leadership and Learning in the 21st Century and Beyond!!!!
Leadership and Learning in the 21st Century and Beyond!!!!
Leadership and Learning in the 21st Century and Beyond!!!!
Leadership and Learning in the 21st Century and Beyond!!!!
Leadership and Learning in the 21st Century and Beyond!!!!
Leadership and Learning in the 21st Century and Beyond!!!!
Leadership and Learning in the 21st Century and Beyond!!!!
Leadership and Learning in the 21st Century and Beyond!!!!
Leadership and Learning in the 21st Century and Beyond!!!!
Leadership and Learning in the 21st Century and Beyond!!!!
Leadership and Learning in the 21st Century and Beyond!!!!
Leadership and Learning in the 21st Century and Beyond!!!!
Leadership and Learning in the 21st Century and Beyond!!!!
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Leadership and Learning in the 21st Century and Beyond!!!!

  1. 1. Focus Forward: Leadership, Education,Technology, and the Future of OUR Economy Jeffrey Piontek
  2. 2. WE FACE AWORLD ON THE MOVE
  3. 3. Attraction & Generations http://www.strategy-business.com/li/leadingideas/li00113 http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/16/mckinsey.html?page=0%2C1 http://institute.adecco.com/FeatureArticles/Articles/Pages/2008_02_Europes_Looming.aspxGeneration MotivatorsVeterans Value Respect, part-time hours, temporary employmentBaby Boomers Feel needed, be part of a team, training, flexible retirement optionsGeneration X Immediate feedback, flexible work environments, results focusedGeneration Y Mentors, work with bright people, learning opportunities, work/life balance
  4. 4. Purpose of Education Back to basics (politicians)Three overarching basics of education: Economic Cultural Personal
  5. 5. Education and the Economy  Role of Education Any conversation about education must be tied into the economy  Growth, development and sustainability
  6. 6. Cultural Aspects of Education Education has a fundamental role in the culture of our students  The aspects/understandings of their identity  Empathy
  7. 7. Personal and People It is about your own individual hopes dreams, aspirations and desires  Many students drop out because of standardization of education  Tied to engagement  Personalize education
  8. 8. Where’s the Focus?The U.S. has a science and math pipeline problem: It begins in elementary school, as early as kindergarten. “In China, Bill Gates is Brittany Spears. In the US… ….Brittany Spears is Brittany Spears, and that is our problem.” (Tom Friedman, The World Is Flat)
  9. 9. Technology Transforming Education  New delivery systems  New tools New Outcomes for teaming and technology goals  Robotics and “Rube Goldberg” competitions  Robotics!!
  10. 10. The Adoption Curve* Innovator Early Early Late Late Adopter Majority Majority Adopters* Based on work by Everett Rogers, Jon Preddie, and others.
  11. 11. The Adoption Curve* 20% 60% 20% Reject a change, no Accept a change, no Wait and see matter what matter what Innovator Early Early Late Late Adopter Majority Majority Adopters* Based on work by Everett Rogers, Jon Preddie, and others.
  12. 12. A Whole New Mind ~ Daniel Pink“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” ~ Albert Einstein. Is Einstein right?
  13. 13. A Whole New Mind ~ Daniel PinkLeft-brain dominated schools and economy Left-brain analytical thinking Economy and Society based on analysis Rewards
  14. 14. The Critical QuestionWhat do students now need to learn to be successfulin the 21st Century?
  15. 15. Four Question Exercise• What will the world be like 20 years from now?• What skills will your child need to be successful in that world?• What were the conditions around your peak learning experiences?• What would learning look like if it was designed around your answers?
  16. 16. 21st Century Learners The Engagement Gap300,000 US StudentsAcademic, Social & EmotionalResults: Bored everyday in class! 65% Material not interesting 82% Not relevant 41% No teacher interaction 34%+ Discussions, debates, projects
  17. 17. dangerouslyirrelevant.org http://www.dangerouslyirrelevant.org/2009/02/a-taste-of-honey.htmlOur kids have tasted the honey. Learning to Change: Student Voices
  18. 18. just in time no fixed value global blended quick always oncollaborative flexible customizable mobile adaptable
  19. 19. just in time delivery http://www.flickr.com/photos/zach/3216268243/
  20. 20. http://www.flickr.com/photos/javajive/1684901/in/set-72157603777558856/ mobile
  21. 21. quick http://www.flickr.com/photos/shapeshift/3473348886/
  22. 22. customizablehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/pondspider/3674511104/
  23. 23. adaptable http://www.flickr.com/photos/din_bcn/2808838598/
  24. 24. no fixed valueshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/penumbrapics/2691291910/
  25. 25. always onhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/ficken/2947737282/
  26. 26. http://www.flickr.com/photos/clairegribbin/2913962912/ collaborative
  27. 27. http://www.flickr.com/photos/morganmorgan/1782192125/ of old and new blending
  28. 28. globalhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/lorena-david/318393963/
  29. 29. flexible http://www.flickr.com/photos/ficken/2947831132/
  30. 30. just in time no fixed value global blended quick always oncollaborative flexible customizable mobile adaptable
  31. 31. culture shockhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/brightsea/2623734109/
  32. 32. "We (teachers) must prepare learners for their future, not for our past.” David Thornburg
  33. 33. Thank YouJeff PiontekEducational Consulting Services, LLC(808) 285-7853Jeff.Piontek@gmail.comTwitter: @jeffpiontekSkype: Jeff_Piontek

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