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Why Daydreamers Will Save the World

Why Daydreamers Will Save the World | Education | Scoop.it
Daydreaming has a bad reputation. Just think of any classroom scene on TV where a teacher is chiding a child for staring out the window during class. Traditionally, those kids have been thought of as
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Want to Change the Education System? Listen to Students | Change Education on GOOD

Want to Change the Education System? Listen to Students | Change Education on GOOD | Education | Scoop.it
"If you had the power to change the education system, what would you do?" This is my favorite question to ask the students I mentor in Los Angeles. Their responses are wonderfully imaginative, ranging from broader curriculum to outdoor classrooms. However, when I ask them what stops t...
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"[Students] are the future of this country and their voices should be the ones leading the national conversation on education."

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Two Sides Of The Same Coin: The Employment Crisis And The Education Crisis

Two Sides Of The Same Coin: The Employment Crisis And The Education Crisis | Education | Scoop.it
It’s a well-publicized reality that job growth is not consistent with the increase in the number of college graduates, and the unemployment crisis is a major concern for many countries. And yet, employers and business leaders are beginning to insist that their demand for talent is not being met by the [...]
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"...a vast majority of educational institutions still do not adequately prepare students to lead, collaborate with others, and create positive change in the world. Skills like problem solving, leadership, teamwork, empathy, and social/emotional intelligence are still being left out of the curricula of most schools, which contributes to the widening of the talent gap."

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