Now, in terms of education, I feel that in order to be a good and current teacher, we are in a critical stage of needing to think outside the box and pay heed to what brilliant researchers such as Eddie Obeng and Sir Ken Robinson discuss. With the world changing so rapidly and with technology and how the workforce is structured changing so fast, it is vital that as educators we jump on board with this, that we take risks and that we 'think outside the box' and don't try and stand-up in front of our classes and spew facts and figures at our students. This is not what they need in order to succeed, and not what is required from us. However, we are in the metamorphis stage of this process at the moment. The educational butterfly model has not emerged yet, but innovative programs like this class at Touro are helping with the change.
I predict a massive shift in what the schools of the future look like, what teaching looks like and indeed, wonder if it will even be possible to keep teaching unionized unless somewhere in the contract a certain amount of technological pedagogical hours are mandated... We are quickly being powered into the future and unless teachers really embrace 'thinking outside the box', I think they're going to be left behind.