Judy Ellis, MD writes this article as both a neurologist and as a teacher. She has good answers to those questions we often ask ourselves....."What else besides the standards should I be teaching my students in order to be successful citizens?" It's their future and yes, the standards are important but there are other essential skills that will become important as they take on challenges and opportunities that we can't yet even imagine? I could list her 6 tips here, but you need to read her rationale for a more complete understanding. Please enter your opinions in the Comments below.
Preparing Your Students for the Challenges of Tomorrow. Judy Willis, MD. 8.20.14. edutopia