What's Worth Teaching? Rethinking Curriculum in the Age of Technology
Allan Collins,, Northwestern University
Collins will be talking about his new book analyzing curriculum and instruction in the age of technology. Taking a close look at how advances in technology, communication, and the dissemination of information are reshaping the world, the book examines how schools can foster flexible, self-directed learners who will thrve in the 21st century. the concluding chapter presents a broad, new vision for how schools can be redesigned to teach the kinds of knowledge, skills, and dispositions students will need in an increasingly complex society and global world.