Schools should not only prepare students for active participation in a networked, global economy, but also for lifelong learning. To do this, there are five critical concepts when planning instruction design for the future to consider.
Our ability to continually and effectively learn, as independently as possible, will determine our future success in the global economy as much as anything. Project-based learning fosters this lifelong learning mindset in students that will carry them forward for their future careers.
A fitness tracker changed my life—it changed how I think about goal-setting and monitoring my exercise, it changed the intentionality of my travels, and it created a new global community of people who share my interests. I’m not alone; about a quarter of U.S. adults use some kind of tracker.