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Americans Are Rich but Not Very Competent

Americans Are Rich but Not Very Competent | Films | Scoop.it
New OECD study finds that U.S. adults rank low on literacy and numeracy, with dire implications for the future

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Gust MEES's curator insight, October 13, 2013 6:52 PM

 

Learn more:

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/02/20/what-you-should-know-about-competency/

 

AnnC's curator insight, October 13, 2013 7:40 PM

Current research showing Americans are becoming less literate and mathematical with each generation.  Can we turn this trend around?

Anne Egros's curator insight, October 25, 2013 7:23 AM

New OECD study finds that U.S. adults rank low on literacy and numeracy,  However the  economy and innovation capability in the United States are still very competitive.

One reason could be that American labor market is good at attracting talented foreigners, offering them more money than they could make elsewhere.,  This comment comes from Andreas Schleicher, the O.E.C.D, deputy director for education and skills in an article  recently published in  the New York Times: Stubborn Skills Gap in America’s Work Force Published: October 8, 2013  
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Teach Kids To Be Their Own Internet Filters

Teach Kids To Be Their Own Internet Filters | Films | Scoop.it
Students live in an information saturated world. The most effective way to keep them safe and using the internet responsibly as a learning tool is to teach them how to be their own filters.

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Say Keng Lee's curator insight, October 7, 2013 3:12 AM

Useful for the adult pros as well, especially the evaluation criteria suggested...

Philip Verghese 'Ariel's curator insight, October 7, 2013 9:45 AM

Yes, Gust, let them felter themselves, and ha, let us guide them. Thanks for the share Gust.

Eileen Forsyth's curator insight, January 17, 2014 12:28 PM

SAGE ADVICE on how to teach kids to filter themselves (digitally)