What Students Need to Prepare For

… in the future. 1) Increasing tech (especially informational online tech) in society. 2) China and India becoming planetary human resource powerhouses, if only because of sheer population size, but more importantly because of that population becoming increasingly educated, to compete with the West (Europe and U.S.). 3) Information increasing exponentially so that one wonders if anybody will ever be able to know fully anything, anymore.

Shift Happens. (Hat tip to the Hubby, who showed this to me this past Friday.)

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If single-mothering were a paid job, I'd be rich. However, it doesn't, so I write (which doesn't pay the bills) and teach (which does). I'm overly-educated in the liberal arts, but that doesn't hinder my ability to be pragmatic and realistic. YAY.
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2 Responses to What Students Need to Prepare For

  1. Zathras says:

    To me (3) is the most important, but least understood, item in the list. For (1), almost everyone is naturally drawn to technology, and (2) just gives extra incentive to do the same things one should do anyway. Information glut is both pervasive and counterintuitive (more information can actually be worse?), so understanding it is a crucial element now and in the future.

  2. It’s interesting to me… having known a lot of techie people, the majority of people with kids are not inundating them with tech at a young age.

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