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  1. Did You Know . . .

  2. If you’re one in a million.In China . . . there are 1,300 people just like you. In India, there are 1,100 people just like you.

  3. The 25% of the population in China with the highest IQ’s . . . is greater than the total population of North America. In India, it’s the top 28%.

  4. Translation:They have more honors students than we have students.

  5. Did you know . . .

  6. China will soon become the number one English speaking country in the world.

  7. If you took every single job in the U.S. today and shipped it to China . . .

  8. China would still have a labor surplus.

  9. During the course of this 1 ½ hour session . . .

  10. 30 babies will be born in the U.S. • 122 babies will be born in China. • 175 babies will be born in India.

  11. Translation: Our graduates will compete with huge numbers of motivated, smart students worldwide for meaningful job opportunities.

  12. Did You Know . . .

  13. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that today’s learner will have 10-14 jobs . . . by the age of 38.

  14. According to former Secretary of Education Richard Riley . . .

  15. The top 10 in-demand jobs in 2010 didn’t exist in 2004.

  16. We are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t yet exist . . .

  17. Using technologies that haven’t been invented . . .

  18. In order to solve problems we don’t even know are problems yet.

  19. Translation: Our graduates will have to be able to embrace change and adapt to new job expectations.

  20. Did You Know . . .

  21. The United States is . . .

  22. is the richest in the world • has the largest military • is the center of world business and finance • has the strongest education system • is the world center of innovation and invention • maintains a currency that is the world standard of value • has the highest standard of living

  23. The same could be said for Englandin 1900

  24. Did you know . . .

  25. The U.S. is 20th in the world in broadband Internet penetration(Luxembourg just passed us).

  26. In 2002 alone, Nintendo invested more than $140 million in research and development.

  27. The U.S. Federal Government spent less than half as much on Research and Innovation in Education.

  28. 1 out of every 8 couples married in the U.S. last year met online.

  29. There are over 100 million registered users of MySpace.

  30. The average MySpace page is visited 30 times a day.

  31. Translation: Our graduates will need the skills necessary to adapt to new technologies and embrace non-traditional ways of learning.

  32. Did you know . . .

  33. There are over 2.7 billion searches performed on Google each month.

  34. To whom were these questions addressed B.G.(before Google) ?

  35. The number of text messages sent and received every day exceeds the population of the planet.

  36. There are about 540,000 words in the English language . . .

  37. About 5 times as many as during Shakespeare’s time.

  38. More than 3,000 new books are published . . . daily.

  39. It’s estimated that a week’s worth of New York Times . . .

  40. Contains more information than a person was likely to come across in a lifetime in the 18th century.

  41. It’s estimated that 1.5 exabytes (that’s 1.5 x 1018 or 1,500,000,000,000,000,000)of unique new information will be generated worldwide this year.

  42. That’s estimated to be more than in the previous 5,000 years.

  43. The amount of new technical information is doubling every two years.

  44. That means for a student starting a four-year technical or college degree . . .

  45. half of what they learn in their first year of study will be outdated by their third year of study.

  46. Technology information is predicted to double every 72 hours by 2010.

  47. By 2024, a $1,000 computer will exceed the capabilities of the human brain . . . the year your kindergarten students will be graduating and beginning their (first) careers . . .

  48. Translation: We are living in exponential times.

  49. What does it all mean?

  50. We must prepare our students to compete in their future…but HOW?