Charles Fadel: Co-author of the best seller "21st Century Skills

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Meet Charles Fadel, co-author of the best seller "21st Century Skills"

Dr. Nellie Deutsch in conversation with Charles Fadel


Charles Fadel





Dr. Nellie Deutsch
Dr. Nellie Deutsch




About Charles Fadel
Charles Fadel is founder of the Center for Curriculum Redesign; visiting scholar at Harvard, MIT, and Wharton/UPenn; senior fellow, human capital at The Conference Board; co-author of best-selling book “21st Century Skills – Learning for Life in our Times”. He has worked with education systems and institutions in more than thirty countries. Charles was formerly Global Education Lead at Cisco Systems. He holds a BSEE, an MBA, and five patents.


About Dr. Nellie Deutsch
Nellie holds a Doctor of Education (Ed.D) in educational leadership specializing in curriculum & instruction and is an E-Learning Professional Development Specialist. She is on the Computer-Assisted Language Learning Interest Group (CALL-IS) Steering Committee at Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL.) International Organization and on the program coordinator for World Association


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PowerPoint Presentation : Charles Fadel February 20, 2013 Charlesfadel (at) gmail (dot) com 21 st Century Knowledge, Skills, Character

We are already buffeted : We are already buffeted Globalization Financial Meltdown Overconsumption Global Warming

PowerPoint Presentation : Volatile Uncertain Complex Ambiguous Our New World

The stakes have never been higher : Source: Video extract from “Occupy Wall Street” T he stakes have never been higher

PowerPoint Presentation : The Impact of Technology

Impact of Technology : Impact of Technology Personal delivery Impersonal delivery Typing clerk  Bookkeeping Legal discovery  Legal Opinion Taxi driver Surgeon Policeman Court proceeding Security video monitoring Radiologist Autonomous vehicles Telepresence Telemedicine  Pathologist Nonroutine Skill Routine Skill  RoboGuard

Google Autonomous Vehicle : Google Autonomous Vehicle >300kmiles, o ne minor accidents, occasional human intervention

“Computational Pathologist” : “Computational Pathologist” “Computers found more accurate than doctors in breast-cancer diagnosis” Science Magazine November 10, 2011 “Computational Pathologist” by Stanford Schools of Engineering and Medicine

Even modeling : Even modeling Source: Le Monde Culture & Idees , December 24, 2011 H&M admits using a mannequin as digital model with “no flaws”

Displacement due to Technology : Displacement due to Technology Ox  Harvester Horse  Automobile Lab Mice  Assays (not soon enough…) Humans: Scribes  printing press Washers  washing machine Cashiers/Attendants  bar code scanner Healthcare/Finance/Services/Jeopardy champions  Watson etc

Will we need to learn a foreign language? : Will we need to learn a foreign language? iPhone app: Speech-to-speech translator for 95% of world population (23 languages) http ://www.ustar-consortium.com/ Google goggles with Translate

More to come : More to come iPhone: $400 price point 40T in 2015 40E in 2025 Video record your entire life (2025) } Already possible in the Cloud !

Distributed & Cloud Computing : Distributed & Cloud Computing

On the road to ExoBrain : On the road to ExoBrain Source: Hans Moravec

More to come… Robotics : More to come… Robotics

Replace Workforce With Robots : Replace Workforce With Robots Terry Guo , CEO of Foxconn , said last July that the Taiwan-based manufacturing giant would add up to one million industrial robots to its assembly lines inside of three years.

PowerPoint Presentation :

Brave New World : Brave New World Human Genome mapping (2005 ) “Technology today can do in five minutes a decoding task that would have taken a year to complete a decade ago” Eric Lander, Founder, The Broad Institute Improvement by a factor of 1 million in ten years

A combinatorial explosion of possibilities : A combinatorial explosion of possibilities

PowerPoint Presentation : “The future is already here – it's just not very evenly distributed.” Science-Fiction author William Gibson, quoted in The Economist , December 4, 2003

Innovation follows patterns  automatable : Innovation follows patterns  automatable Source: Invention Machine “IM Labs”

Incremental vs Radical Innovation : Incremental vs Radical Innovation Incremental innovation = improving existing “state” R adical innovation = inventing completely new “state” Good news: Computers unlikely capable soon of radical innovation Bad news: Incremental innovation is estimated at 95% of total (Clayton Christensen)

So what do we teach for… : So what do we teach for… …in an era of ubiquitous Search and A.I. that help us with answers ? How about: Wisdom Ethics Fluidity with Technology Adaptability Resilience Curiosity Asking the right questions Synthesizing/integrating Creating !

The Race between Technology and Education : The Race between Technology and Education Inspired by “The race between technology and education” Pr. Goldin & Katz (Harvard) Industrial Revolution Social pain Social pain Prosperity Technology Education Digital Revolution

What should students learn in the 21st century? : www.curriculumredesign.org What should students learn in the 21 st century?

Coalition of key global players : International organizations Academia Corporations Foundations & Non-Profits Coalition of key global players Jurisdictions

…on the basis of all dimensions, : Metacognitive …on the basis of all dimensions, Knowledge Character Skills

Traditional vs. Modern Knowledge : Personal finance Entrepreneurship Technology & Engineering Etc. Knowledge – Modern Knowledge – Traditional Languages Arts Humanities Maths Science Health Traditional vs. Modern Knowledge

Begging for Relevance : Begging for Relevance

So… : So… What do we remove ?  Deep re-examination of every single discipline’s branches, topics, items…

What else is needed ? : What else is needed ? Psychology/Sociology/Anthropology ? Personal Finance/Economics ? Entrepreneurship ? Engineering ? Robotics ? Programming ? Recreational Maths in lower grades ? Linguistics ? Mythology ? Philosophy ? Ethics ? Journalism ? Woodworking ? Gardening ? 3D Printing ? Etc.

From the Master : From the Master “Technology alone is not enough… it’s technology married with liberal arts, married with humanities, that yield the results that make our hearts sing”. Steve Jobs, iPad2 intro speech, March 2011

PowerPoint Presentation : Versatility as a strategy m T Broad Knowledge Single vs Multiple Deep Expertise m-shaped Individual, not just T-shaped

PowerPoint Presentation : Rethinking Skills

Mechanical Engineering : Source 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% UNDERLYING SCIENCES UNDERLYING MATHEMATICS MECHANICS OF SOLIDS MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF MATERIALS SYSTEMS DYNAMICS AND CONTROL DYNAMICS FLUID MECHANICS THERMODYNAMICS HEAT TRANSFER ENGINEERNIG DESIGN PROCESS MANUFACTURNIG ENGINEERING REASONING AND PROBLEM SOLVING EXPERIMENTATION AND KNOWLEDGE DISCOVERY SYSTEM THINKING PERSONAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND ATTITUDES INDEPENDENT THINKING TEAMWORK COMUNICATIONS EXTERNAL AND SOCIETAL CONTEXT ENTERPRISE AND BUSINESS CONTEXT MARKET CONTEXT DEVELOPING AN IDEA DESIGNING TESTING Graduate school MIT undergrad Did not learn Learned elsewhere Learned on the job Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering Core Professional Skills How & Why Learned at MIT Used pervasively Source: Kristen Wolfe June,2004 S.B. Thesis & Professor Warren Seering . Courtesy Professor Woodie Flowers

Workforce Requirements Survey : Workforce Requirements Survey Source: “Are they really ready to work ?” report by the Conference Board, P21 et al Knowledge Skills English Language (spoken) Critical Thinking/Problem Solving Reading comprehension (English) Communications (oral & written) Writing (English) Collaboration/Teamwork Mathematics Diversity Science Information Technology Applications Government/Economics Leadership Humanities/Arts Lifelong Learning/Self-Direction Foreign Languages Professionalism/Work Ethic History/Geography Ethics/Social Responsibility

PowerPoint Presentation : Learning & Innovation Skills Creativity & Innovation Critical Thinking & Problem Solving Communication Collaboration Information, Media & Technology Skills Information Literacy Media Literacy ICT (Information, Communications & Technology) Literacy 21 st Century Skills Framework

Practical book + DVD classroom examples : Practical book + DVD classroom examples “The authors have done nothing less than provide a bold framework for designing a 21st century approach to education, an approach aimed at preparing all of our children to successfully meet the challenges of this brave, new world.” Paul Reville, Secretary of Education, Commonwealth of Massachusetts; former director of the Education Policy and Management Program, Harvard Graduate School of Education “It’s about time that we have such an accessible and wise book about the 21st century skills that so many companies, policymakers, and educators are talking about” Roy Pea, Professor, Education and the Learning Sciences, Stanford University http://www.21stcenturyskillsbook.com

PowerPoint Presentation : http://curriculumredesign.org/ Thank you !

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