What Skills Will Students (Really) Need to be Successful in 2025 and Beyond?
Mary Jo Madda, Google, United States
In 2017, CNBC reported that 65% of jobs kids will have don’t yet exist. But, as educators, we are expected to prepare them for that world. So, what do we do? Pulling stories from along the spectrum, from personal experiences in the classroom to tales of what the tech world is craving in its talent, this talk will offer a look into how schools can develop not only hard skills in K-12 students, but arguably what’s more important—soft skills and social capital, all through the lens of equity.
Madda, M.J. (2019). What Skills Will Students (Really) Need to be Successful in 2025 and Beyond?. In D. Schmidt-Crawford (Ed.), Proceedings of SITE 2020--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2019. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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