Yeah, but is that what they need?
It's question that comes up a lot with respect to education, especially when addressing the needs of learners who've grown up in the ever-changing digital age. Educators and curriculum designers alike wonder what they should be teaching, how they should be teaching it, and what an effective learning environment looks like. Next generation teaching and learning are most definitely moving targets.
Here are a few interesting pieces that ask what millennials (and those who will come after them) require in order to successfully navigate their brave new world:
- Huffington Post Canada: "Canada's Millennials Among Most Educated, Not Among Most Skilled"
- Big Think: "Can Millennials Succeed in a World of Stiff Competition?"
- TedX: "What Do We Know About the Generation After Millennials?" Jason Dorsey