Oct 26 2012

Transforming the Way We Teach and Learn

Just finished viewing a great short film on the future of technology and education. I liked the main premise of the film being that our past and current educational system in the United States does not science, technology, engineering and math educationallow for creativity and critical thinking in students. Instead students must fit into the system, or else… Check out the twenty minute film on the future of technology and education here. I view the movement of implementation of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) practices in the K-12 classrooms as a step in the right direction. STEM education practices are built upon developing and strengthening critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Thinking outside of the box is encouraged. Imagine all the magnificent minds our country let fall through the system due to the traditional practices of teacher driven lectures, and route-memorization of irrelevant facts

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