What we need to teach besides materials and knowledge. More at Why Emotional Learning May Be As Important As The ABCs at https://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2015/01/02/why-emotional-learning-may-be-as-important-as-the-abcs/
Archive for the ‘soft skills’ Category
Read some ideas how schools could prepare learners. A list of discussed skills:
-Problem-solving skills to think critically and analyze
-Learning skills to acquire new knowledge
-Communication skills, including reading and writing
-Personal skills for self-management, making sound judgments and managing risks
-Social skills for collaboration, teamwork, management, leadership, and conflict resolution.
Lots of data and tables with interesting information; Excerpt:
4. Those with fewer non-cognitive skills are being left behind.
This final chart shows that almost all of those who are in the top 25% in non-cognitive skills complete high school, and more than half complete a degree.
Read “Collaboration” Creates Mediocrity Not Excellence, According to Science at https://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james/collaboration-creates-mediocrity-not-excellence-according-to-science.html to consider the possible flipside of the positive outcomes of collaboration
A great article about soft skills found at https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/02/why-you-need-emotional-intelligence?utm_content=buffer08c0d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer