George Gilder, in his book Telecosm: How Infinite Bandwidth Will Revolutionize our World, reflects on limitless internet connectivity as the defining characteristic of our emerging age. Given current commercial efforts to bring fiber optic cable to the homes of US consumers, this envisioned future is closer than many imagine. Powerful, inexpensive computers are emerging and transforming the communication landscape in ways never imagined by our ancestors. New educational approaches are desperately needed to engage the digital immigrants studying in our schools in this new era. Technology alone, however, will not provide us with the educational system we need. Only passionate, creative, and caring teachers can provide that future, along with visionary leaders courageous enough to set them and their students free with more autonomy and time.

Program Length: 12 min, 25 sec
File size: 2.9 MB

Podcast 23 June 2006(Click here to listen to this podcast)

Show notes for this podcast include:

  1. Text of this podcast, “Prospects of infinite bandwidth”
  2. George Gilder’s book “TELECOSM: How Infinite Bandwidth will Revolutionize Our World”
  3. Bandwidth graphs with DSL and cable modem connections
  4. AT&T U-verse: Fiber to the home
  5. “John Dewey and the Art of Teaching: Toward Reflective and Imaginative Practice”
  6. Blog post, “Empowering the Pioneers”
  7. Dan Pink’s book “A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future”

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George Gilder, in his book Telecosm: How Infinite Bandwidth Will Revolutionize our World, reflects on limitless internet connectivity as the defining characteristic of our emerging age. Given current commercial efforts to bring fiber optic cable to the homes of US consumers, this envisioned future is closer than many imagine. Powerful, inexpensive computers are emerging and transforming the communication landscape in ways never imagined by our ancestors. New educational approaches are desperately needed to engage the digital immigrants studying in our schools in this new era. Technology alone, however, will not provide us with the educational system we need. Only passionate, creative, and caring teachers can provide that future, along with visionary leaders courageous enough to set them and their students free with more autonomy and time.

Program Length: 12 min, 25 sec
File size: 2.9 MB

Podcast 23 June 2006(Click here to listen to this podcast)

Show notes for this podcast include:

  1. Text of this podcast, “Prospects of infinite bandwidth”
  2. George Gilder’s book “TELECOSM: How Infinite Bandwidth will Revolutionize Our World”
  3. Bandwidth graphs with DSL and cable modem connections
  4. AT&T U-verse: Fiber to the home
  5. “John Dewey and the Art of Teaching: Toward Reflective and Imaginative Practice”
  6. Blog post, “Empowering the Pioneers”
  7. Dan Pink’s book “A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future”

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Did you know Wes has published several eBooks and "eBook singles?" 1 of them is available free! Check them out! Also visit Wes' subscription-based tutorial VIDEO library supporting technology integrating teachers worldwide!

MORE WAYS TO LEARN WITH WES: Do you use a smartphone or tablet? Subscribe to Wes' free magazine "iReading" on Flipboard! Follow Dr. Wesley Fryer on Twitter (@wfryer), Facebook and Google+. Also "like" Wes' Facebook page for "Speed of Creativity Learning". Don't miss Wesley's latest technology integration project, "Show With Media: What Do You Want to CREATE Today?"

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