Goodbye, Linear Factory Model of Schooling: Why Learning is Irregular

This article explores three key points to consider as the country is challenged to meet the needs of Generation Z. Dwight Carter, New Albany High School principal at New Albany Plain Local Schools in Ohio, explains that the rate of change during the Information Age has increased exponentially due to the rapid creation of new content that is produced as technology and life have become seamless. The rate of change continues to have an impact on the education system because students today—Generation Z—have only known life with touchscreen technology. Vast amounts of information are readily available to them with the touch of a button or finger swipe across a screen. Students are also creating more content than any generation in history, thus they learn in fundamentally different ways than what this country is used to.

Source Organization: EdSurge

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