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Disruptive Innovation?

The Changing Face of Learning
Scott Shephard

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A Few Observations

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A Few Observations
Public education is conservative

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A Few Observations
Public education is conservative
NCLB reinforces educational conservatism

Thursday, May 7, 2009
A Few Observations
Public education is conservative
NCLB reinforces educational conservatism
Most teachers aren’t risk takers

Thursday, May 7, 2009
A Few Observations
Public education is conservative
NCLB reinforces educational conservatism
Most teachers aren’t risk takers
Pedagogy is more important than
technology

Thursday, May 7, 2009
A Few Observations
Public education is conservative
NCLB reinforces educational conservatism
Most teachers aren’t risk takers
Pedagogy is more important than
technology
Education must change

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Why Change?

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Why Change?
Our pedagogy is obsolete
Collaboration
Creativity
Independent learning
Individualization
Assessment needs to measure true learning

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In the beginning was
the
Word

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Classroom of 2009?

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The Perfect Storm?
Teacher shortage
Economic Downturn
Advances in Ed Tech
High speed networks
Redefinition of School

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Disruptive Innovation?

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TWO roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth. . .

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