Friedman on Today’s Teens – Need a Job, Invent It

(Community Matters) Interestingly, this has been a recurring topic of conversation the last few weeks – critical thinking skills, motivation, innovation and entrepreneurship.

We need lab schools where students earn a high school diploma by completing a series of skill-based ‘merit badges’ in things like entrepreneurship. And schools of education where all new teachers have ‘residencies’ with master teachers and performance standards — not content standards — must become the new normal throughout the system.” Friedman in the NYTimes

 

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