Archive for the ‘college and career readiness’ Category

There is nothing wrong with a skillfully presented lecture now and then. However, the future of workplaces demands teamwork and collaborative skills. How does our higher ed training prepare student? Read more at https://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-and-learning/massive-study-finds-lectures-still-dominate-stem-fields/?utm_campaign=Faculty%20Focus&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=62662041&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_VIDsEcyHNgNcNxcjtAP5ZFkZ5N0BUArvBkl8_q-oouwX15t4csw68oGKQ-kzTX_60pBfYxqLDvsN7POx6EdqpSsJ7jhy1xNv7Mm2SvQZVtqdBIrM&_hsmi=62662041

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Read about many positions with a great career and earning potential at  High-paying jobs go begging while high school grads line up for bachelor’s degrees at http://hechingerreport.org/high-paying-jobs-go-begging-while-high-school-grads-line-up-for-bachelors-degrees/

The most important college and career skill. Read more at https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/02/why-you-need-emotional-intelligence

What is it and how can it be fostered at school? Read more about it at https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/02/why-you-need-emotional-intelligence/

Great ideas and resources at https://www.eschoolnews.com/2018/02/01/sel-skills/?ps=cbroady0@georgetowncollege.edu-001a000001JKcBT-003a000001eyvec

Excerpt:

Today’s classrooms are full of immersive high-tech tools—but at the same time, schools and districts are being pushed to promote social-emotional learning (SEL) and improve school climate. Since spending too much time looking at various screens can hinder the direct connection between people, here are four real-world examples of tech helping students connect on a human level with their peers, their teachers, and the world around them.

As many countries are debating minimal universal income for all citizens to be ready for a world in which many citizens will not find work anymore, we need to face the reality that in the USA, too, many jobs will be replaced by robots and AI. Read more in Robots could displace 800 million jobs at https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/12/robots-coming-for-800-million-jobs/?utm_content=buffer72fd9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

A good discussion in Will Artificial Intelligence Knock You Out Of Your Job By 2020?

at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/artificial-intelligence-knock-you-out-your-job-2020-amit-goyal/