Information Age

I was an archetypical progressive educator, respecting the autonomy of students and empowering them to follow their passions
According to the Center for Curriculum Redesign (CCR) founder Charles Fadel, "We must deeply redesign curriculum to be relevant
Of commensurate difficulty, and immense gravity, is the emergence of law and order as a fundamental campaign issue. Despite
As a self-proclaimed "woke" white dude, it's sometimes difficult to know how to participate in conversations about race that matter deeply to me. The last thing I want to do is suck up oxygen from the voices that need to be heard.
The anxiety of the poet in the information age is to have one's work reduced to that cheapest of technological commodities -- "user-generated content."
In May, I continued my conversations with thought leaders from China to New York who sketched out for me the conflicting overlaps between creativity, innovation, reform and testing, and shared their efforts to create coalescence between them.
The science is clear; Children begin learning from birth, developing their vision, hearing, language, and cognitive functions very fast in the early years of life and especially in the first year (as seen below).
The global economy lives on the production, extraction, correlation, analysis, and sale of information. But it has a far greater economic value in the information it gathers on the primary user's preferences, tastes, choices, and lifestyle.
Conventional wisdom has it that the knowledge worker will reign supreme well into the 21st century. The thing is, many aspects of "knowledge work" are being replaced by technology, most notably artificial intelligence.
The Internet was founded on the principle of net neutrality - that all content is accessible at the same rate, despite the source or ownership, and that every Internet service should do its best to satisfy its customers.
It is tragic that profound global events of this magnitude don't result in meaningful and permanent change anymore. This is the new reality; suddenly everything is important and nothing ever gets resolved. What factors have caused society to become so ineffective in the face of rapid social change?
When the duration of an article a postponement, the final flourish of scrolling to the bottom of a screen is a certainty that we remain in the know, even though the details might be hazy. Information it might be but are we learning anything? Or is knowing close enough to knowledge?
I want to be clear: I'm not 100 years old. But when the twelve year old girl sitting next to me at the Broadcom Masters awards started talking about what to do with Raspberry Pi, the first answer that came to my mind was: "eat it?" No.
Communicating in a pre-internet world was easy and simple. We didn't misunderstand what you were saying. We felt the emotion by inflection. We used our voices, and on a very good day of play, we'd lose them.
Something any good teacher knows: It is not enough to simply make information available. Most of us need to be motivated to learn. We need to be curious.
Immanuel Kant described enlightenment as one's emergence from self-imposed immaturity. But how can a digital addict ever achieve enlightenment with so many distractions, let alone escape immaturity?
The upward economic mobility needed to sustainably address basic needs in the 21st century requires an Internet connection. Any economy that remains offline will grow less competitive and more isolated as the globe does its business online.
Her description of modern America is actually a rerun of an old movie from the Industrial Age that is often shown in black
You don't have to change your boss, your job, or your personality -- only your approach.