“Did You Know III ?”21st Century LearningTools for the ClassroomRevised 7-2007 Howie DiBlasi I.T. Director “Emerging Technology Evangelist” Durango School District 9-R 201 E. 12th Street Durango Colorado 970-247-5411 x 1451 Conference Presentation – 2007 email@example.com
Thanks to the following for content, data and statistics:Alan November David WarlickThomas FriedmanWill RichardsonIan JukesChris DedeRay KurzwellAngus King Milken Conference Dan SchmidtKarl Fisch –for the original Did You Know Howie DiBlasi Music:Used with permission: Last of the Mohicans! The Kiss;Elk Hunt All music composed by Trevor Jones & Randy Edelman and Clannad.. Music by Trevor Jones for the 1992drama movie. Released 11/13/2001 on the Morgan Creek label, catalog number 20015
53 Million American Adults ( 44% ) of Internet users used the Internet to publish, respond, post photos, share files and content
American teenagers today are utilizing the interactive capabilities of the Internet as they create and share their own media creations….
Fully half of all teens and 57% of teens who use the Internet could be considered Content Creators
They have created a blog, wiki or webpage, posted original artwork, photography, stories or videos online
Millions of amateur reporters now have their own digital printing press. They are editors who blog.( Pein, 2005)
There are over 70 million blogs and counting1, 000,000 (million ) posts each day on the blogs The blogosphere is over 60 times bigger than it was 3 years ago.
China has 17 million blogs * • 35% of all internet users in China have a BLOG….. • * The Blog Herald-2006
Read/Write Web tools have relevance to state and local core content curriculum standards. (Will Richardson, 2006)
6 million American adults have listened to podcasts There are 100,000 podcasts and subscribers are growing @ 20 % per month
6.5 hours with media outside of school33% of on the Internet 26% on TV 21% telephone 15% radio
81 % of students have e-mail accounts75% of students have IM – (Instant messenger accounts)97% of students believe technology use is very important in education( Netday survey, 2005)
The fastest growing age group for using the Internet is….2-5 year olds( NetDay News , 2005)
YouTube serves 100 million videos per day. ……served 2.5 billion videos to nearly 20 million unique visitors in June of 2006.Do you know what YouTube is?
China will soon become the number one English speaking country in the world.
If you took every single job in the U.S. today and shipped it to China . . .
China Mobile is the world’s largest cellular company….They have over 301 million customers….
Translation…..China has more cell phones than the U.S. has people*……*Business Week 2-5-2007
Your CPA has outsourced doing your taxes to India to accounting graduates that work for $100 a month…
Message to Americans…”Mama don’t let your kids grow up to be accountants”.
60 babies will be born in the U.S. • 244 babies will be born in China. • 351 babies will be born in India.
The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that today’s learner will have 10-14 jobs . . .By the age of 38…
Where are all the workers?Factory workers in Ho Chi Minh City make $62 a month
41 % of companies around the world are having trouble hiring the people they need
Help Wanted:Where the labor shortage is highest*Mexico: 82%Japan: 61%U.S. 41%Canada: 36%Europe: 31%China: 19%India: 9%*Business Week-April, 2007
Slowdown-What slowdown?U.S companies make more and more of their investments overseas.
Steven R. Appleton: CEO of Micron:“I don’t have to hire one more person in the U.S….I don’t have to invest one more dollar here-and we will be just fine”*Quoted to Michelle Thompson in a April interview on the Global Economy-5-2007
We are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t yet exist . . .