September 27, 2017
Education Week, Vol. 37, Issue 06
College & Workforce Readiness Keep These 4 Things in Mind When Preparing Students for an Uncertain Future
The future holds an unclear path for the nation’s workforce, but there will be jobs, writes Jason Furman, a former chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers.
Education Stop Teaching Students What to Think. Teach Them How to Think
To succeed in a world of automation will require being as unmachinelike as possible, writes basic-income advocate Scott Santens.
College & Workforce Readiness What Skills Do Students Need to be Future-Ready? 11 Reader Responses
We turned to social media to ask readers to respond to this question: What skills should we teach students to prepare them for the jobs of the future?
College & Workforce Readiness Students Earn Digital Credentials for Adding New Skills
The use of electronic badges to document the evolving skills of K-12 and college students, and adult workers, is gaining ground.
Future of Work The Extraordinary Education of an Elite, 13-Year-Old Problem-Solver
A remarkable coder with vision, people skills, and mentors, Emma Yang has the skills to thrive. But what about everyone else?
College & Workforce Readiness Can Apprenticeships Pave the Way to a Better Economic Future?
Colorado has launched a statewide program to create paid apprenticeships for high school students in high-need industries.
College & Workforce Readiness Learning How to Learn Could Be a Student's Most Valuable Skill
The best way to equip students for tomorrow's fast-changing workplace may simply be to teach them to learn how to learn, some experts say.
College & Workforce Readiness The Future of Work Is Uncertain, Schools Should Worry Now
The rapidly evolving nature of the workplace has schools struggling to prepare students for jobs that might not exist yet.