Future of Education

Taking the Guesswork Out of Science – Education Article

By: Regina Ahmann Workers in science- or STEM-related fields typically use multi-sensor packets to collect several points of data quickly and accurately. Copying those real-world tasks through the use of probes and data loggers in science instruction not only prepares STEM-focused students for the workplace but also streamlines experiment procedures, increases the accuracy of results, and heightens the engagement of all students, even those not planning on STEM careers. I’ll use the example of environmental science, a hands-on subject where…

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How to Educate Future Leaders – Education Article

In his 2004 Ted Talk, Patrick Awuah speaks about the necessity of educating future generations of leaders, rooted in his own experience growing up in Ghana: “Every society must be very intentional about how it trains its leaders, and Ghana was not paying enough attention.” After earning his education at a liberal arts college in the U.S. and working for Microsoft, Awuah returned to Ghana and identified three problems with society: “corruption, weak institutions, and the people who run them—the…

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