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A recent study suggests that our modern lifestyles are making us “less intelligent” than our ancestors, at least at a genetic level... echoing Einstein who feared "...the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.”... When it takes a mere few seconds to find information about almost any topic, the value of knowledge and expertise is being devalued...Ultimately, the future of technology-enabled learning and education is in a synthesis of the science of learning and the art of teaching.
Teaching kids how to curate information and discern what's trustworthy from what's bogus is a really important lesson for parents nowadays.
So it’s time to learn the art of curating the terabytes of content humans are bombarded with on a regular basis – it’s a survival skill and one that will provide an incredibly important advantage to kids in schools and the workplace of the future.
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