Wednesday, November 23, 2022

An obituary for education—or not? - Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, et al, Brookings

Perhaps it is time to rethink what counts as success in education today? This question was recently examined in the New York Times opinion section on September 1, 2022. There, writers argued that education is about more than content. Content is key, but so too is learning how to navigate social relationships, to become better citizens, to explore ideas that are different than our own, and to think critically and creatively. Might it be time to rethink the product of our education system and to ask how to prepare and test students for life in a 21st century world?