"Technology has changed how we get information, how we entertain ourselves, how we communicate with others, how we do our work, how we teach, and how we learn. This book is also about why you as an individual and as a teacher must change the way you look at the world."
—Ian Jukes, Living on the Future Edge author
A GPS for 21st-century educators
Living on the Future Edge challenges school leaders to rethink longstanding paradigms and transform pedagogy for tomorrow's learners. Apple Computer, Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak's foreword underscores the overwhelming need to adjust traditional instruction to fit today's high-tech world. The book explores this new landscape and offers a compelling vision for the future through the lens of four exponential trends that educators cannot ignore:
- Moore's Law—processing power and speed multiply exponentially every year
- Photonics— bandwidth is dramatically increasing
- The Internet revolution continues to evolve
- We are living in an age of Infowhelm