“Erase the History so it can be Rewritten”?
The screenshot above is from newswire.com and addresses the message Futurist Jack Uldrich planned to deliver as a keynote speech at the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) annual meeting, the “Future of Education”. This is a crystal ball into how Missouri children will learn: this speaker teaches teachers/students should “unlearn” obsolete knowledge and assumptions:
“One of the greatest challenges in education is the accelerating rate of change itself, and when it comes to future-proofing the system, the ability to unlearn will be as important as learning.”
What does that “unlearning” include? Traditional teaching methods/curriculum? That process supersedes content? That data sets predict a 5 year old student’s future? His speech was to include the hallmarks of 21st global learning:
In his fascinating, informative and interactive presentation, Jack — hailed by BusinessWeek as “America’s Chief Unlearning Officer” — will also explain what technologies will impact their future[…]