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Monday, May 7, 2012

Why creativity, entrepreneurship should be the focal points of education

This article is excellent.  It's worth the read.
The focus of teaching and learning in schools should move away from a "stand and deliver" approach to embrace the goal of teaching students to become leaders and problem-solvers, writes former high-school math teacher Jennifer Medbery, who is now a software developer and founder and CEO of Kickboard. "Our schools should be producing kids who tinker, make, experiment, collaborate, question, and embrace failure as an opportunity to learn," Medbery writes. FastCoExist (5

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