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What’s Really Important. The Students!. That is, Students ‘and’ Student Learning. For your consideration… 6 Leading Edges From Milton Chen. ”As its most important enterprise, education should be ‘on the cutting edge’

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What s really important

What’s Really

Important


The students

The Students!

That is, Students ‘and’ Student Learning


What s really important

For your consideration…

6 Leading Edges

From

Milton Chen


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”As its most important enterprise, education should be

‘on the cutting edge’

of society, technology, and culture, rather than trailing other sectors.”


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  • The Thinking Edge

  • The Curriculum Edge

  • The Technology Edge

  • The Time/Place Edge

  • The Co-Teaching Edge

  • The Youth Edge


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  • The Thinking Edge

  • Getting Smarter About Learning

  • Move from “either-or” thinking to “both-and” thinking


The thinking edge

The Thinking Edge

Pg. 23


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  • The Curriculum Edge

  • Real Learning and Authentic Assessment

  • Testing = Assessment

  • Ex: Learning to Drive

  • “Performance is what counts.”


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  • The Technology Edge

  • Putting Modern Tools in Young Hands

  • *Weapons of Mass Instruction

  • 1:1 Initiatives

  • *Online Learning (ACCESS)

  • *Assistive Technologies


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  • The Technology Edge

  • To the Tech doubters…ask

  • Do you use a computer?

  • Would you give up your computer?

  • Would you share your computer with three other people?

  • (Pg. 87)


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  • The Technology Edge

  • “The positive, affirming, human contact between teachers and students is still the most powerful force in education.”

  • (Pg. 112)


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  • The Time/Place Edge

  • Learning Anytime, Anywhere

  • *Liberating Schools as “Prisons of Time”

  • *Place-Based Learning

  • School Life = Real Life


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  • The Co-Teaching Edge

  • Teachers, Experts, and Parents as Coeducators

  • *Collaboration

  • *Linking Home and School


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  • The Youth Edge

  • Digital Learners Carrying Change In Their Pockets


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  • The Youth Edge

  • Digital Learners Carrying Change In Their Pockets

  • *Digital Natives

  • “…we do speak digital with an accent. And kids can tell.”


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What’s Really

Important


Relationships

Relationships!


Relationships1

Relationships!

Family

Fellow “Techies”

ListServe Lifeline!


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THANKS!

Jana Hoggle, Executive VP & Conference Chair

Glen Granberry, VP Sponsor Relations

Ron McDaniel, Secretary

Tommy Whitten, Treasurer

Donna Williamson, Awards Chair

Margaret Blake, Nominations Chair


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THANKS!

Kevin Stephenson, Region 1

Sean Holmes, Region 2

Dr. Jimmy Myrick, Region 3

Andrea Gilbreath, Region 4

Shawn Nutting, Region 5

Terry Grissom, Region 6

Debbie Rice, Region 7

Kay Johnson, Region 8

Ken Shoemake, Region 9


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THANKS!

Terry Grissom

AETA Region 6

2006 - 2010


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Important


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YOU!


Quick poll survey

QUICK POLL/SURVEY

  • Is this your first time to attend an AETA Fall Symposium?

  • Are you a…

    • District Tech Coordinator

    • New District Tech Coordinator

    • Superintendent

    • Principal

    • Other District Staff

    • School Staff (Teacher – Tech Coord)

    • Sponsor/Vendor

    • Invited Guest / Speaker

    • Presenter


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AETA!


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AETA!

STUDENTS

YOURSELF

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