As we look ahead to a new year of debates about the direction of education in the United States and around the world, ABC News has posted a reminder of how much the classroom environment has already changed in the 21st Century. Read their list and send the PreK-12 Learning Group your thoughts on where the classroom is headed next.
- Forget about handwriting
- Cooler classes (like creating video games)
- Lighter backpacks (due to digital materials)
- Smartphones encouraged
- Old-School gadgets gone (like chalkboards and pencils)
Read the full article, How School Has Changed Since You Were a Kid, at ABC News.