Technology in School

21st century skills the 65% rule

Aug 10, 2011

The 65% rule: Preaching to the choir here, but this essay puts it well: 65% of today's students are likely to wind up doing jobs that literally don't exist today. That's a reason for education reform, writes Virginia Heffernan in the NYTimes. She cites work by Cathy N. Davidson, who is just coming out with a "galvanic" book, Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn, due out August 18.

Technology in School

21st century skills the 65% rule

Aug 10, 2011

The 65% rule: Preaching to the choir here, but this essay puts it well: 65% of today's students are likely to wind up doing jobs that literally don't exist today. That's a reason for education reform, writes Virginia Heffernan in the NYTimes. She cites work by Cathy N. Davidson, who is just coming out with a "galvanic" book, Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn, due out August 18.

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