EDUCATING FOR THE FUTURE
Students today are already operating in an increasingly digitized, interdependent but highly competitive world. Parents, teachers, school boards and administrators, legislators and community leaders need to think in terms of the next forty years, not today or their own youthful experiences, when making educational decisions.
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The old question adults once asked children when trying to guide them to think of the future was: ” What do you want to be when you grow up ?” A better one for today might be “When you grow up, what kind of options do you want to have ?”.