The New Education: Preparing Students for a World in Flux
While the Internet has reengineered the world in the past two decades, most universities are much the same as they have been for the last few centuries. From the coauthor of
The Future of Thinking: Learning Institutions in a Digital Age, The New Education outlines "teachers who are remaking their institutions and their classrooms by emphasizing
creativity, collaboration and adaptability." Prof. Davidson shares about blending the old and the new: for example, her successful Meta-MOOC (massively open online course) that asked students to work collaboratively on The History and Future of (Mostly Higher) Education.
We still have a long way to go in the way Math (and learning) is portrayed in the media as studying for these exams can help people learn content while sharpening the mind much like training for a marathon will make you fit. Consider registering for the SAT even if you are no longer in high school.