Challenges, change and trends 2011

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Introducing some of the challenges, changes and trends facing schools and teachers in NZ in 2011


<ul><li> 1. Derek Wenmoth Director, eLearningCORE Education Ltd</li></ul> <p> 2. Who are our learners? What are we preparing them for? How are we preparing them for this? What are the implications of connectivity for learning and schooling? 3. 2008 - born 16 February 2010 - start pre-school 2013 - start school 2023 - sit first NCEA exams 2026 - enter workforce 4. The top ten in-demand jobs in 2010 did not exist in 2004 We are preparing students for jobs that dont yet exist Using technologies that havent been invented In order to solve problems we dont even know are problems yet. 5. In a world that is increasingly globalised Where interactions with other cultures, other languages and other ways of doing things will be the norm Where the ability to move smoothly between and among these contexts will differentiate those who are successful. 6. 7. ONE YEAR OR LESS:Electronic Books 8. Wikipedia in a magazine 9. ONE YEAR OR LESS:Mobiles 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. TWO TO THREE YEARS:Augmented Reality 15. TWO TO THREE YEARS:Open Content 16. 17. FOUR TO FIVE YEARS:Gesture-based computing 18. 19. FOUR TO FIVE YEARS:Visual Data Analysis 20. 21. 22. 23. Video: world download: 24. Technology changes the way the worldworks. As technology evolves, so mustthe skill sets of those who use it. In orderto remain competitive tomorrow, todaysstudents need to develop techniques thatreadily adapt to changes as they occur. 25. Increased learner effectiveness orperformance gains Increased learner efficiency Greater learner engagement orsatisfaction More positive student attitudes tolearning 26. a. ICT has a powerful deningimpact on all important aspectsof our lives and hence ourculture"b. The ICT revolution is a part of agroup of intertwined revolutionsthat in the past 20 years havebeen transforming Westernculture from a modern into apostmodern culture" 27. A minimum emphasis - not a comfortable option " Getting technology to serve the system - supporting the existing structures" Merge and evolve - adapt and respond to new possibilities" 28. Schools that are well resourced in technology and show the greatestimprovement in results have the following characteristics: (p.20) Technology informs rather than leads decisions about teachingand learning Resource decisions are addressed head-on, with a move to moreflexible approaches There is effective technical support that is seen as a centralelement of the whole school strategy There is a realistic expectation of the level of support, includingdevelopment time, needed to change the educational practice ofteachers 29. 30. 31. Anywhere, any time, anydevice learning 32. Being able to participate in real timewith multiple others from around theworld 33. Internet School ASchoolKARENSchool ASchoolAggregation University Point ServicesPublic LibrarySchool A School 34. 35. Who are our learners? What are we preparing them for? How are we preparing them for this? What are the implications of connectivity for learning and schooling? 36. Derek WenmothDirector, eLearning CORE Education Ltdderek@core-ed.net </p>


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