Did Ye Ken

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Published on August 25, 2008

Author: ltscotland

Source: slideshare.net

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A version of the world famous 'Did You Know - Shift Happens' presentation from a Scottish context.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

… is greater than the total population of the European Union.

In India, it’s the top 42%

 

If you consider together 13 variations on the spelling…

… ‘ Mohamed ’ was the 2 nd most popular name for a British boy in 2006.

 

 

 

in a UNICEF survey of children living in relative poverty in the developed world. last Britain came

GROS expects the number of children in Scotland to drop by 15% over the next 25 years.

 

 

If you took every job there is today in the UK … and Germany and France and Italy and Poland …

 

 

 

 

According to the Department of Trade and Industry…

 

The average Briton today will have 16 homes in their lifetime.

20 years ago it was 5.

According to former US Secretary of Education Richard Riley…

 

 

 

 

Scotland accounts for 0.2% of global carbon emissions

The refinery at Grangemouth accounts for 5% of the UK’s total carbon emissions.

Scotland’s estimated energy potential from renewable sources is an output of 59.1GW

Our current consumption is 10.5GW

 

The only authorities in the UK with broadband Internet penetration above 50%...

are Shetland and Aberdeenshire.

(Stirling, Aberdeen and Moray make up the rest of the UK’s top five)

 

Nintendo invested more than $140 million in research and development in 2002 alone

In the same period, the U.S. Federal Government spent less than half that much on research and innovation in education.

Wikipedia, the online user-created encylopedia, has 8 million articles in 253 languages

1 visitor in 20 will edit its content.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By 2005, that figure had reached 500 billion

 

 

 

 

 

It is estimated that a week’s worth of The Times…

 

 

That’s estimated to be more than all the information available for the previous 5000 years

 

For students starting a four-year technical degree, this means that . . .

half of what they learn in their first year of study will be outdated by the end of their third year.

 

 

have never lived in a world without the Internet. The young people who left school this year

 

The One Laptop Per Child Foundation is expecting to deliver between 50 to 100 million computers a year to children in developing countries

By 2023, when today’s P1s will be just 21 years old and beginning their (first) careers…

 

 

 

 

 

 

Credits Karl Fisch, of Arapahoe High School in the US, conceived and created the first version of this presentation for a staff development day. And published it on the web… http://thefischbowl.blogspot.com Scott McLeod modified it, to make it more relevant to a wider context. And published it on the web… Jeff Brenman, of Apollo Ideas, applied the creative design. And published it on the web… http://www.apolloideas.com Iain Lowson, Iain MacRobert & Craig Thomson, of HMIe, modified it to reflect a Scottish context. Andrew Brown, of Learning & Teaching Scotland, added further creative design and then published it on the web… If you modify this version, we’d all ask that you share it on the web too, so that others can benefit.

Credits

Karl Fisch, of Arapahoe High School in the US, conceived and created the first version of this presentation for a staff development day. And published it on the web…

http://thefischbowl.blogspot.com

Scott McLeod modified it, to make it more relevant to a wider context. And published it on the web…

Jeff Brenman, of Apollo Ideas, applied the creative design. And published it on the web…

http://www.apolloideas.com

Iain Lowson, Iain MacRobert & Craig Thomson, of HMIe, modified it to reflect a Scottish context.

Andrew Brown, of Learning & Teaching Scotland, added further creative design and then published it on the web…

If you modify this version, we’d all ask that you share it on the web too, so that others can benefit.

 

 

Additional Image Credits: http://flickr.com/photos/star-dust/775368469/ (Pen) http://flickr.com/photos/samuelr/1452379695/ (Europe map) http://flickr.com/photos/jespis/86204286/ (Wind turbine) http://flickr.com/photos/robfahey/148381238/ (wiimote) http://flickr.com/photos/dcmetroblogger/212196724/ (olpc laptop) http://flickr.com/photos/jm999uk/182318534/ (Mobile phone) http://flickr.com/photos/gaetanlee/118885175/ (Pile of mobiles) http://flickr.com/photos/scottog/2208614815/ (Grangemouth refinery) http://flickr.com/photos/joshuaommen/128724855/ (Dollar bill) http://flickr.com/photos/philscoville/19694759/ (Kid with briefcase)  

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