Charles Fadel on Education and Competencies for the Age of AI

Key Points

  • Educators need to understand that AI will have an impact on design and delivery.

  • Things don’t have to be measured to be embedded.

    • Elementary and Middle School is preparation for life, high school is prearation for jobs. This means HS must pay more attention to types of knowledge that are needed.


Charles Fadel - Education for the Age of AI

On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast Tom Vander Ark is joined by Charles Fadel, Founder of Center for Curriculum Redesign. Center for Curriculum Redesign is a leading authority on elementary and secondary outcomes and they recently published a great new book called Education for the Age of AI.

This book is one of the most thoughtful explorations of what skills humans will need to learn to do uniquely meaningful work alongside AI. It explores how many of the 21st century skills will be impacted by AI while also taking a look at Drivers of meaningful work.
Competency Emphasis table from CCR.


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