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Keepingup tech'dout


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Keepingup tech'dout

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  2. 2. Housekeeping<br />Paperless handouts<br /> Nussbaum-Beach Co-Founder & CEO Powerful Learning Practice, LLChttp://plpnetwork.comsheryl@plpnetwork.comPresident21st Century Collaborative, LLC<br />
  3. 3. Driving Questions<br />What are you doing to contextualize and mobilize what you are learning?<br />How will you leverage, how will you enable your teachers or your students to leverage- collective intelligence?<br />
  4. 4. Principle of the Path<br />“Direction-not intention-determines our destination.” Andy Stanley<br />Are your daily choices taking you and your learners in the direction you want to go? <br />
  5. 5. .<br />Lead Learner<br />Native American Proverb<br />“He who learns from one who is learning, drinks from a flowing river.”<br />Sarah Brown Wessling, 2010 National Teacher of the Year<br />Describes her classroom as a place where the teacher is the “lead learner” and “the classroom walls are boundless.”<br />
  6. 6. Welcome to the human network<br />
  7. 7. Everything 2.0 <br />By the year 2011 80% of all Fortune 500 companies will be using immersive worlds – Gartner Vice President Jackie Fenn <br />Libraries 2.0<br />Management 2.0 <br />Education 2.0<br />Warfare 2.0<br />Government 2.0<br />Vatican 2.0<br />Credit: Hugh MacLeod, gapingvoid<br />
  8. 8. Are you Ready for Learning and Leading in the 21st Century?<br />It isn’t just “coming”… it has arrived! And schools who aren’t redefining themselves, risk becoming irrelevant in preparing students for the future.<br />
  9. 9. Shift in Learning – The PossibilitiesRethinking teaching and learning…<br /> Multiliterate<br /> Changing Demographic<br /> Active Content Creators<br /> Global Collaboration and Communication<br />We are in the midst of seeing education transform from a book-based, linear system with a focus on individual achievement to an web-based, divergent system with a focus on community building.<br />
  10. 10. Shift in Learning = New Possibilities<br />Shift from emphasis on teaching…<br />To an emphasis on co-learning<br />
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  14. 14. Web 1.0 Web 2.0 Web 3.0<br />We are living in a new economy – powered by technology, fueled by information, and driven by knowledge.<br />-- Futureworks: Trends and Challenges for Work in the 21st Century<br />
  15. 15. By the year 2011 80% of all Fortune 500 companies will be using immersive worlds – Gartner Vice President Jackie Fenn <br />
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  17. 17. Knowledge Creation<br />It is estimated that 1.5 exabytes of unique new information will be generated worldwide this year.<br />That’s estimated to be more than in the previous 5,000 years.<br />
  18. 18. For students starting a four-year technical or higher education degree, this means that . . .<br />half of what they learn in their first year of study will be outdated by their third year of study.<br />
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  20. 20. Talking in small groups-<br />How in your opinion is the world changing?What about the world and society has changed since you went to school?What about students has changed since you went to school?How is your job as a teacher or leader changing?<br />
  21. 21. Time Travel<br />Lewis Perelman, author of School's Out (1992). Perelman argues that schools are out of sync with technological change: <br />...the technological gap between the school environment and the "real world" is growing so wide, so fast that the classroom experience is on the way to becoming not merely unproductive but increasingly irrelevant to normal human existence (p.215). <br />Seymour Papert (1993)<br />In the wake of the startling growth of science and technology in our recent past, some areas of human activity have undergone megachange. Telecommunications, entertainment and transportation, as well as medicine, are among them. School is a notable example of an area that has not(p.2). <br />
  22. 22. Trend 1 – Social and intellectual capital are the new economic values in the world economy.<br />This new economy will be held together and advanced through the building of relationships. Unleashing and connecting the collective knowledge, ideas, and experiences of people creates and heightens value.<br />Source:Journal of School Improvement, Volume 3, Issue 1, Spring 2002<br />
  23. 23. “Schools are a node on the network of learning.”<br />
  24. 24. Personal Learning Networks<br />Community-Dots On Your Map<br />Are you “clickable”- Are your students?<br />
  25. 25. Teacher 2.0<br />The Emergent 21st Century Teacher<br />Teacher 2.0Source: Mark Treadwell-<br />
  26. 26. FORMAL INFORMAL<br />You go where the bus goes<br />You go where you choose<br />Jay Cross – Internet Time<br />
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  28. 28. MULTI-CHANNEL APPROACH<br />webcam<br />SYNCHRONOUS<br />Community platforms<br />VoIP<br />Conference rooms<br />Instant messenger<br />Worldbridges<br />PEER TO PEER<br />WEBCAST<br />folksonomies<br />Mailing lists<br />email<br />PLE<br />f2f<br />forums<br />vlogs<br />CMS<br />wikis<br />blogs<br />photoblogs<br />podcasts<br />ASYNCHRONOUS<br />
  29. 29. Mobile Computing<br />Smart Phones<br />The mobile market has: 4 billion subscribers, three-fourths of whom live in developing<br />countries. Over a billion new phones are produced each year, and the fastest-growing sales segment belongs to smart phones — <br />
  30. 30. Open Content<br />Relevance for Teaching, Learning & Creative Expression<br />Open content allows teachers to customize their courses quickly and inexpensively and keep<br />up with emerging information and ideas.<br />Communities of practice and learner groups that form around open content provide a source<br />of support for independent or life-long learners.<br />
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  32. 32. What will be our legacy…<br />Bertelsmann Foundation Report: The Impact of Media and Technology in Schools<br />2 Groups<br />Content Area: Civil War<br />One Group taught using Sage on the Stage methodology<br />One Group taught using innovative applications of technology and project-based instructional models<br />End of the Study, both groups given identical teacher-constructed tests of their knowledge of the Civil War.<br />Question: Which group did better?<br />
  33. 33. Answer…<br />No significant test differences were found<br />
  34. 34. However… One Year Later<br />Students in the traditional group could recall almost nothing about the historical content<br />Students in the traditional group defined history as: “the record of the facts of the past”<br />Students in the digital group “displayed elaborate concepts and ideas that they had extended to other areas of history”<br />Students in the digital group defined history as: <br />“a process of interpreting the past from different perspectives”<br />
  35. 35. Change is inevitable: Growth is Optional<br />Change produces tension- out of our comfort zone.<br />“Creative tension- the force that comes into play at the moment we acknowledge our vision is at odds with the current reality.” Senge<br />
  36. 36. Real Question is this:Are we willing to change- to risk change- to meet the needs of the precious folks we serve? <br />Can you accept that Change (with a “big” C) is sometimes a messy process and that learning new things together is going to require some tolerance for ambiguity. <br />
  37. 37. Last Generation<br />