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future ready? stop waiting for what the tech will do #futureready Summit - Denver 2015
Bud Hunt http://budhunt.com/
name that device
“Despite all the cultural and technological changes in the types of texts we are able to produce and consume, and the revolutionary predictions we have made, not much has really changed in the teaching of English over the past 100 years.” - Hicks, Hunt, Kajder & Young, 2012
but they usually stay that way . . .
By English: Lorenz Helmschmied, Augsburg. (Photograph by Sandstein) [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/ 3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
habits agency culture interfaces
habits •routines of behavior that (tend to) happen unconsciously •developed through repetition •acquired over time
digital learning collaborative
agency •the capability of an autonomous entity to act by itself
make hack play lenses for learning
culture •the shared knowledge and values of an organization
your people can’t act on your vision if they don’t know what it is.
interfaces •shared boundaries where 2 parties exchange information •one-way •two-way
The conception of education as a social process and function has no definite meaning until we define the kind of society we have in mind. ~John Dewey
what kind of society do you have in mind?
what kind of schools do you have in mind?
what kind of future do you have in mind?
platform •environment •constraints •facilities
what’s all this technology for?
online vs. offline
digital vs. paper
cursive vs. typed
public vs. private
new vs. old
sage vs. guide
open vs. closed
textbook vs. website
sharks vs. jets
us vs. them
digital vs. analog
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let’s think in analog
what habits do you want to promote in your learners?
how are you helping your learners develop their agency?
what are the cultures that support your vision for learners and learning?
what interfaces are you building/developing to help with habits, agency, and culture?
how are you modeling and living within the constraints you build for others?
“Stop waiting for the technology of tomorrow to compel you to do the work of today.” - Hicks, Hunt, Kajder & Young, 2012
future? ready. Bud Hunt IT & Tech Services Manager Clearview Library District @budtheteacher firstname.lastname@example.org http://budtheteacher.com