The Needs of 21st-Century Students

I recommend watching this video, where Yong Zhao, a Distinguished Professor of Education at Michigan State University, talks about how students need room to discover and learn, not subscribe to a set of rules and interests dictated to them from the outside.

3 Comments on “The Needs of 21st-Century Students”

  1. PsychMom says:

    Ideas like this in education are right in line with many of the current business trends as well…the essential elements that used to be a part of childhood….exploration, fun, creativity in one’s thinking….are what’s needed by the up and coming people of the future.

    March 10th, 2010 at 1:59 pm
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  2. shara says:

    homework is a waste of my time i have been dueing it all day then i come home and i want to relaxes and hang with my friends but i cant even though i have been in school learning all day i still come home and have to do school work and i am also commited to other things such as soccer basketball and dance but sometimes i cant do that cuz i have HOMEWORK i dont like homeworkv at all!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    March 31st, 2010 at 10:18 pm
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    May 2nd, 2013 at 5:30 pm
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