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A Cognitive Era education –
GO BEYOND SCHOOL
thoughts of a parent
Paula Cassin
MY KIDS.
47% of current
highly skilled jobs
at risk of
replacement
Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael A. Osborne, September 17, 2013
Ox...
Do well in school,
get a college degree
…and you’ll succeed?
“I was an educated idiot.”
TERI P MOORE, The Secular Homescho...
McKinsey Global Institute
May 2015 Fortune article by Dobbs, Manyika, Woetzel
0
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
80
90
100
skilled lab...
What do kids need to know?
MODERN
SKILLS
•Critical
Thinking
•Problem
Solving
•Creativity
•Collaboration
TECHNOLOGY
SKILLS
...
What about
school?
“1.0 schools cannot
teach 3.0 kids.”
JOHN MORAVEC, Founder and Principal Member
at Education Futures, r...
“Can you imagine if someone
told Einstein, ‘Okay, wrap up this
relativity thing, we’re moving on
to European history?’”
― ...
14% SAY STUDENTS ARE PREPARED FOR COLLEGE
(28% IN 2004)
29% SAY STUDENTS ARE PREPARED FOR CAREER
(49% IN 2004)
You cannot
depend on
schools to teach
your kids what
they need to
know.
Modern Skills
Life Skills
Technology
Skills
THE GOOD NEWS IS…
THE SAME WORLD MAKING
HUMANS LESS VALUABLE
GIVES US ACCESS TO
SOLUTIONS.
Ask yourself:
what does your child need most
right now?
What experience can
you bring to help
him/her address it?
Drink from the firehose.
Project-based
learning
Afterschool
activities
Tap into
people!
Encourage your teachers & school
Create new schools
WHAT
WILL
YOU
DO?
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The skills that are needed as Cognitive Computing gains momentum are different from what we learn in school. My kids are 10 and 13, and I can't wait for schools to catch up. Here is what I think about the 'problem' as well as some suggested actions for parents to take. PLEASE GO TO NOTES TAB to see write up on each slide.

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  • Thank you Paula, great ideas, fantastic resources and absolutely right direction. We have organized center for innovation in education exactly with the same idea is mind. iecarus.com
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Pecha Kucha - Cognitive Computing Era Education - Think beyond school

  1. 1. A Cognitive Era education – GO BEYOND SCHOOL thoughts of a parent Paula Cassin
  2. 2. MY KIDS.
  3. 3. 47% of current highly skilled jobs at risk of replacement Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael A. Osborne, September 17, 2013 Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology
  4. 4. Do well in school, get a college degree …and you’ll succeed? “I was an educated idiot.” TERI P MOORE, The Secular Homeschooler – A Guide For Helping Kids Build Competence, Independence And Ethics Outside Of A School Environment
  5. 5. McKinsey Global Institute May 2015 Fortune article by Dobbs, Manyika, Woetzel 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 skilled labor shortage unskilled worker surplus Millions Shortage of skilled labor, surplus of workers
  6. 6. What do kids need to know? MODERN SKILLS •Critical Thinking •Problem Solving •Creativity •Collaboration TECHNOLOGY SKILLS •Data Analysis •Coding LIFE SKILLS •Self Motivated •Confidence •Lifelong learner •Perseverance
  7. 7. What about school? “1.0 schools cannot teach 3.0 kids.” JOHN MORAVEC, Founder and Principal Member at Education Futures, researcher, writer, and speaker. Author/editor of Knowmad Society.
  8. 8. “Can you imagine if someone told Einstein, ‘Okay, wrap up this relativity thing, we’re moving on to European history?’” ― Salman Khan, The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined
  9. 9. 14% SAY STUDENTS ARE PREPARED FOR COLLEGE (28% IN 2004) 29% SAY STUDENTS ARE PREPARED FOR CAREER (49% IN 2004)
  10. 10. You cannot depend on schools to teach your kids what they need to know. Modern Skills Life Skills Technology Skills
  11. 11. THE GOOD NEWS IS… THE SAME WORLD MAKING HUMANS LESS VALUABLE GIVES US ACCESS TO SOLUTIONS.
  12. 12. Ask yourself: what does your child need most right now? What experience can you bring to help him/her address it?
  13. 13. Drink from the firehose.
  14. 14. Project-based learning
  15. 15. Afterschool activities
  16. 16. Tap into people!
  17. 17. Encourage your teachers & school
  18. 18. Create new schools
  19. 19. WHAT WILL YOU DO?

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