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I do not think that all physicalschool buildings will disappear,but I do believe forces beyondour control will force educationto adapt its education model orwither from competition.—Gary Shattuck
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I do not think that all physical school buildings will disappear, but I do believe forces beyond our control will force education to adapt its education model or wither from competition.
—Gary Shattuck

To be successful today, presenting facts is not enough; you must know how to tell stories.
—Daniel H. Pink

If you truly do believe in Gamification, like I do, it will be the best change you ever make.
—Chris Aviles

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While I believe schools should be wired places where community members can access the Internet, I do not believe all students need the same tool nor do I believe all students need the government to provide them with the learning tools they deem best.

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I will acknowledge that good teaching and good inquiry can happen without technology; but I think in order for our classrooms to remain relevant … it suddenly is about the technology in a way that it wasn’t previously.

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If I asked a teacher a questionand they used Google, or tweetedout the question and found theinformation through a socialnetwork, many people wouldconsider that adult “resourceful.”Yet if a student does the same thing,they are considered a cheater.—George Couros

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Write this down: Labels like “digitalimmigrants” and “digital natives”—and the connotations that theycarry—do more harm than goodin conversations about changinglearning spaces.–Bill Ferriter

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As a high school student reading articles about the benefits of modern school practices, I don’t understand why my high school can’t incorporate these practices into our system.

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The ubiquity of digital technologyin all realms of life isn’t goingaway, but if students don’t learnhow to shut out distractions,research shows they’ll have amuch harder time succeeding inalmost every area.—Katrina Schwartz

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Leaders behind some ofthe world’s most successfulcompanies know that inorder to build great productsor companies they have todeliberately choose areas inwhich to be weak.—Maseena Ziegler

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People have argued that somedevices should find no home inpublic schools. I would argue thatall devices might find their placein public schools because ourchoice of tools should reflect thewide diversity of people and needsin society.—Miguel Guhlin, CIO Advisor

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At each of these cross-points during Tech & Learning Live Chicago, I caught myself thinking ‘If you insist, they will resist.