Becoming a Mobile Learner

Published on Nov 18, 2015

Highlights from the opening keynote at IntegratED PDX, February 2013.

PRESENTATION OUTLINE

BECOMING A MOBILE LEARNER

TRAVIS ALLEN OPENING KEYNOTE, #IPDX13
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"WALK IN MY SHOES

TO GET PERSPECTIVE FROM A STUDENT OF TODAY"

THE BIRTH OF ISCHOOL INITIATIVE

WHY ARE SCHOOLS BOUND

TO FOUR WALLS AND A DESK?

"THERE WAS A DIVIDE

BETWEEN MY EDUCATION AND MY REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE"
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AMERICA'S EDUCATION SYSTEM

IS LIKE THE TITANIC

IMAGINE A SCHOOL

WITH NO PAPER, NO BOOKS, NO #2 PENCILS
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FIND, FILTER, AND APPLY

Photo by Kay Gaensler

STUDENTS SHOULD BE EXCITED

TO LEARN
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WHY MOBILE?

TO BE MORE ORGANIZED

TO BE ABLE TO ACCESS INFORMATION

ANYTIME, ANYWHERE
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TO SAVE MONEY

MINIMIZE NEED FOR LOCKERS, TEXTBOOKS, PRINTERS
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TO EXPLORE APPLICATIONS

"HOW IS THIS ENHANCING THE LEARNING EXPERIENCE?"
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"I DON'T BUY TEXTBOOKS

UNLESS THEY ENGAGE ME"

THREE THINGS YOU CAN DO

TO CHANGE THE WORLD
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1. WORK HARD

FAIL A LOT, BUT LEARN MORE
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2. A LOVE OF LEARNING

LEADS TO A LIFE OF SIGNIFICANCE

3. LEAD THE WAY

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TECHNOLOGY SHOULD BE LIKE OXYGEN

UBIQUITOUS AND INVISIBLE
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LEARN MORE

@ISCHOOLTRAVIS BLOG.ISCHOOLINITIATIVE.COM
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"WHEN YOUR PASSION AND YOUR PURPOSE ARE GREATER THAN

YOUR FEARS AND EXCUSES, YOU WILL FIND A WAY"
Photo by Hamed Saber