Education Needs a Digital-Age Upgrade
New York Times, August 7, 2011
“If you have a child entering grade school this fall, file away just one number with all those back-to-school forms: 65 percent.
Chances are just that good that, in spite of anything you do, little Oliver or Abigail won’t end up a doctor or lawyer — or, indeed, anything else you’ve ever heard of. According to Cathy N. Davidson, co-director of the annual MacArthur Foundation Digital Media and Learning Competitions, fully 65 percent of today’s grade-school kids may end up doing work that hasn’t been invented yet.”