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Educational Technology by Mind Map: Educational Technology
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Educational Technology

Shift Happens

1 in 4 workers have been with their current employer for less than one year.

In 10 years, China will be the largest English speaking country.

100% of India's college graduates in 2006 speak English.

The United States had the lowest amount of college graduates in 2006.

Instructional Technology

In the 1930's students listened to lectures via radio.

In 1977, Ken Olsen said that there would be no reason for anyone to have a computer in their home.

PowerPoint first came available in 1980.

In 1949, Popular Mechanics said computers would not weigh more than 1.5 tons.

A Vision of K-12 Students Today

It's important to engage students in their learning.

There are more honor students in China than people in North America.

Children watch 16 1/2 hours of TV a week and read 2 hours.

61% of teachers don't use digital storytelling.

3 Phases

"Any teacher that can be replaced by technology deserves to be." - David Thornburg I loved this quote!

Phase 2:textbooks are replaced with technology.

Teachers move into phase two once they're comfortable with phase one.

In phase three, the student becomes the publisher.