Sixteen Trends, Their Profound Impact On Our Future: Implications For Students, Education, Communities, Countries, And The Whole Of Society
Sixteen Trends, Their Profound Impact on Our Future: Implications for Students, Education, Communities, Countries, and the Whole of Society
Sixteen Trends . . . Their Profound Impact on Our Future
Highlighting key factors which are destined to reshape the world, Marx is quick to identify how each of these "trends" will influence educational policy in various ways. With improving academic achievement for ALL students as the main goal, Sixteen Trends provides an enlightened look into the learning processes of the children of tomorrow. Some of the many issues discussed within its contents include:
-the shift in population demographics and its role in life-long learning
-the need for school curriculum and practices to reflect the dawning of the "information age"
-the importance of equilibrium and acceptance of divergent viewpoints in preparing for emerging generations
-how continuous improvement will replace "quick fixes" and challenge the status quo theory of education
-why the globalization of politics and the economy today will mandate the need for interdependence in educational practice
When asked about the importance of his book Sixteen Trends, author Gary Marx states, "Linear goals are not enough. Looking at tomorrow and seeing it only as a little bit more or a...