Katie Linendoll visits the St. Louis Rams to see how Google Glass could change the NFL in the future.
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I’ve continued to reflect on Alastair Parvin’s TEDtalk for several weeks. It is eminder about the importance and prevalence of design in today’s world. This quote, in particular, has stayed with me, so I used it to create this poster. Alastair’s presentation is an example of just how important it is for creativity to be fostered. Outside-the-box thinking like his may very well resolve some of the difficult issues that we’ll be facing in the coming decades.
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I am excited to be today’s keynote speaker at the LearnIT Conference at Northern Illinois University. I’ve enjoyed spending the past several days visiting innovative schools in the greater Chicago area. The classroom visits and conversations with the students, faculty, and administrators have been enjoyable and valuable. I’ve also enjoyed learning about the programs and initiatives in NIU’s College of Education. I appreciate the many individuals that have hosted me along the way. This trip has provided me with new ideas and inspiration. I’m sure today’s conference will be the icing on the cake.
Below are my slides and a few notes related to my keynote presentation. I’ll be reflecting on some of the current trends in education and technology, and sharing my recommendations for the directions in which the field should move going forward. I invite your thoughts and feedback.
The following serves as an outline of some of the topics that will be highlighted and demonstrated.
- Standards, 21st Century Learning, and Higher-Order Thinking Skills
- Classroom Examples
- Web 2.0 Tools and Services
- Benefits and Barriers
- Audio and Video
- Mobile Learning
- State of Innovation
- A Personal Experience
- Conclusions and Discussion