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Now that you’ve done that…
On the call were Jonathan Nalder (@JNXYZ) from Australia, Paul Signorelli, Andrea Snyder, Jill Hurst-Wahl, and Maurice Coleman. Jonathan started an organization called Future-U, which is a community where conversations about the future of education can occur. What are the big picture skills which people will need? From Future-U:
Why do students start school with a creativity rating of 100% but finish with 12%, especially when its been identified as one of THE key future skills?
The Future-U web site talks about five literacies:
- Thinking Skills
- Project Delivery
The discussion was focused and lively as we talked about the five literacies, and provided good fodder for ongoing conversations on this topic.
- NMC17: Joining the Edunauts
- First on Mars – immersive, evidence-backed training experience
- Image of the future literacies with some details
- George Couros – who speaks/writes on learning and teaching
- FUTURE-U.org Community
- 8 Characteristics of the “Innovator’s Mindset”
- The history of Pyrex (Jill has mentioned more than once the innovation of using Pyrex for cooking. Quoting Wikipedia, “Jesse Littleton of Corning discovered the cooking potential of borosilicate glass by giving his wife a casserole dish made from a cut-down Nonex battery jar.”