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American Schools Are Training Kids for a World That Doesn't Exist

The Shifting Work Market

Becoming a skilled professional used to be a matter of learning what the professionals did, how and why they did it, and some general facts that somewhat described our societies and ourselves.

Nowadays, the traditional approach is no longer valid. Learning and doing have become inseparable in the face of conditions that invite us to discover.

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American Schools Are Training Kids for a World That Doesn't Exist

American Schools Are Training Kids for a World That Doesn't Exist

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The Shifting Work Market

Becoming a skilled professional used to be a matter of learning what the professionals did, how and why they did it, and some general facts that somewhat described our societies and ourselves.

Nowadays, the traditional approach is no longer valid. Learning and doing have become inseparable in the face of conditions that invite us to discover.

The Future Of Education

As climate change, population growth and technological development bring fast and drastic changes to our world, educational programs that encourage discovery and innovation become ever more necessary.

These programs teach that discovering brings not just good grades, or a financial reward. It brings the satisfaction that one can realize dreams, and thrive, in a world framed by major dramatic questions.

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