Educational Balance

3 Jun

I like what Lew Bornmann has to say about Educational Balance. This is why I reblog it.

Lew Bornmann's Blog

It seems to me…

The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.” ~ Carl Rogers.

I willing accept being labeled an advocate for increased emphasis on technology and science in education – essentially the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) subject areas. These are the skills most critically required in today’s rapidly evolving society and the area where insufficient graduates are choosing to pursue degrees. At a time when many people are either seeking employment or are under-employed, numerous positions are going unfilled as a result of skill-set mismatch. While important, it is not necessary for every student to complete a college degree though everyone should pursue as much education as possible.

No one should denigrate the value of a liberal education. But students must be cognizant of what skills will best serve them in the world awaiting them…

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