“The change we are in themiddle of isn’t minor,and it isn’t optional.” Clay Shirky
ABUNDANCE 750,000 Apps 2.5 Billion People 2 Trillion Webpages4.5 Years of YouTube video per minute 16,000 Tweets per second* 5 Billion Internet Connected Devices Etc... *Japan’s 2012 New Years Celebration
...A world marked by “ubiquitous computing,ubiquitous information, ubiquitous networks, atunlimited speed, about everything, everywhere,from anywhere, on all kinds of devices that makeit ridiculously easy to connect, organize, share,collect, collaborate and publish.” Michael Wesch
Which is Changing: Media Politics Journalism Medicine Books Business Music...
“Looking to the future of work, one couldsum up the anticipated impacts in a singleword: More. More intensity. More pressure.More change. More risk. But also, moreopportunity. More engagement. Moretransparency. More impact.” Yvette Cameron
Cal Tech, Georgia Tech, U. of Va, Duke, Rice, JohnsHopkins, Stamford, U. of Washington, U. of Illinois, U. of Edinburgh, U. of Toronto, Princeton, U. of Penn.
Cal Tech, Georgia Tech, U. of Va, Duke, Rice, JohnsHopkins, 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
“Connected learning is realized when a youngperson is able to pursue a personal interest orpassion with the support of friends and caringadults, and is in turn able to link this learning andinterest to academic achievement, careersuccess or civic engagement.” Mimi Ito
“What can you do has been replaced by whatcan you and your network connections do.Knowledge itself is moving from the individualto the individual and his contacts.” Jay Cross
Bold Schools 6. Bold Schools are Literate (by 21st Century Standards)Students and teachers meet NCTE guidelines for modern readers and writers.
Bold Schools• 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
Bold Schools 7. Bold Schools are TransparentStudents and teachers widely share best practices and reflections on their learning.