I firmly believe that there are at least two things we should definitely be teaching our kids in school (and/or at home):
- Critical Thinking – How to process information, objectively sort and weigh value, then apply it to given situations.
- How to most effectively Search Google – Now-a-days, you really don’t have to memorize much … if you know how to get the most out of modern technology. Google (and other search engines) contain a vast wealth of information. But they’re also filled with an ever increasing load of distracting garbage. Being able to quickly find what you’re really looking for is becoming a skill unto itself. The infographic below contains some good tips for improving that skillset …
infographic source: http://www.hackcollege.com/