For our students to be successful in life, we, as educators, must be nimble, flexible, and innovative. Join me as I blend the topic of educational innovation and the activation of unlocked potential in young men.
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"technology in the classroom has advanced more in the last 10 years than in the last 100, and educators are working to implement those changes in ways that provide students with learning opportunities that prepare them for real-world jobs."
Storms of new data are growing bigger by the day, flowing in from social media, new internal corporate processes, retail and market transactions, electronic sensors and other machines. Especially machines.
The masses of new data follow technology innovation and by 2020 industry analysts predict there will be up to 30 billion devices connected to the Internet with unique IP addresses. This compares with 2009, when were a ‘mere’ 2.5 billion connected devices.
But what are we meant to do with the Things of the Internet? The amounts of data being created are so large that they are measured in quintillions of bytes – 2.5 quintillion bytes of new data are created every day.
Harvard Business School Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter discusses innovation, advanced leadership, and how to make change in an inflexible organization in
Tim Viands's insight:
Forward-thinking and innovative organizations are not only those the stand the test of time, but they are the ones that push society.
“Innovation is putting new ideas into use. It’s not necessarily invention. You don’t necessarily have to have it dreamed up by yourself, but it’s putting it into use, it’s making it happen, that’s innovation”
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As a boarding school in over-regulated Ohio, I am especially keen on #37---"Push the government out of schools completely." I also like #33, promoting joy, curiosity, and the ability to ask the right question.
I ponder what teaching and learning would look like if we all did these things on this list… Interesting.
As we near the completion of our third year of being a 1:1 tablet school in Burlington, I continue to ponder what is the next step. Glancing in the rearview mirror, it is hard to believe that nearly three years have passed since we distributed mobile devices to over 1,000 high school students in a …
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Educational Technology Infographic clarifies the habits of highly-effective educators, who use edtech!
Tim Viands's insight:
"The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Educational Technology Infographic clarifies some of the habits highly-effective educators who utilize learning technologies might possess. In particular successful teachers that integrated edtech in their teaching
Students, boys mostly, with ADHD, lack the foundation for success in school. The right school can help these students with potential learn and hone their skill sets to activate and realize their potential.