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8 years ago

Rethinking The Three Rs: Why We Need A New Model Of Education

3BL Media
3BL Media
In America, traditional schooling has frequently drawn inspiration from the trusty “three Rs”: writing, reading and arithmetic.
But as the technology sector continues to boom, educators have realized that this trifecta is no longer the end-all, be-all recipe for their students’ success. For today’s K-12 students, technology is a fact of life that affects everything from the way they digest information to the way they socialize.
As a result, these students will face a number of challenges as they move from the classroom into the workforce. Among other unforeseen demands, they will have to find their niche on the web, understand the interplay between biology and technology, work with data and build relationships through social media without forgetting personal contact.

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