college and career readiness
Getting Smart® today launched “How Digital Learning Contributes to Deeper Learning,” a white paper that examines how key aspects of personal digital learning – common standards, next-generation assessments, blended learning, and affordable devices – can provide deeper learning opportunities for students.
The demands of colleges and careers have changed over the last several years. There's an increase need of technological skills that may include coding, cyber security, IT, and design. In addition, fluency in ready, writing, and critical thinking is as important as ever. College admissions and employers are saying that the typical student today is coming into college and the workforce with deficits in their knowledge and skills. So, what does it mean to be ready for college today?
"What's new and different is bringing in an adult ed instructor and teaching elements within the [vocational] program," said Dr Jay Box, Chancellor of Kentucky Community & Technical College System (KCTCS) where eight colleges are involved in Accelerating Opportunity. "All of the general education type of teaching is contextualized to the technical program."
My kids make a lot more decisions per hour than my grandparents did. David Conley, they guy that literally defined college and career ready, asked “What is the proper preparation for making more decisions?
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