As the pace of change in the 21st century continues to increase, the world is becoming more interconnected and complex, and the coveted knowledge economy is more intellectual individuals. So it is very important for us to shift our focus from education to lifelong learning. If we want to see learning from new perspective then we can improve learning. Everyone needs to realize that the students we teach grow in the technological age. This means they learn differently from us.
The environment of global competitiveness has indeed changed over the past decade. Other countries, such as Chinand Japan, produce extraordinary profits in science and technology. Americis lagging behind. Company executives are looking for degrees in the required fields but the skills found to be most valuable in candidate are collaboration, communication, and creative problem solving. This is skill that is increasingly difficult to find in candidates.
Future education will uphold studio-based learning. Studio-based learning is place where every child can see what every other child is learning. This is very important so that every child can witness the thought process of others and understand the thinking behind it. Children can then take skills from other students. Students begin to learn to appreciate the learning process because they learn from their struggles, mistakes, and successes. This is done in educational settings through technology-based learning. Children interact through blogs, websites, text messages, and games for social learning.
Children learn better this way because they can store information longer. It is proven that the more children review the material, the longer the retention time. If children review concepts every day through blogs with each other, they will understand the material better and maintain it longer.
Our children are the most technologically advanced generation – many of them heading for careers that don’t even …Read More