Innovation institute planned for Seattle

China Daily USA – YU DENG “It’s the first time a Chinese research university has established a physical presence in the US. In pursuit of solutions to some of the biggest global challenges, Tsinghua University in China and the University of...

Academic subjects alone won’t ‘set every child up for life’

The Guardian – John Newbigin “In the future being adaptable, able to learn how to learn, rather than learn how to remember, will be the only way of staying afloat…What’s really hard is being creative – and that’s going to get a lot harder in a global...

Probing Question: Is art an essential school subject?

Phys.org – Melissa Beattie-Moss “For decades, “reading, writing, and ‘rithmetic” were considered the most fundamental subjects in American K-12 schools. These days, in order to boost our nation’s global competitiveness, many schools...

‘21st Century Skills’ Made Simple

Remake Learning – Kathleen Costanza and Tom Mashberg “Developing critical thinking, problem solving, and collaboration is challenging, but it must become second nature in an increasingly competitive, global economy. Advancing technology, globalization, and...