Goodbye Chalkboards: A Look at Changes in the 21st Century Classroom

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.

  1. Forget about handwriting
  2. Cooler classes (like creating video games)
  3. Lighter backpacks (due to digital materials)
  4. Smartphones encouraged
  5. Old-School gadgets gone (like chalkboards and pencils)

Read the full article, How School Has Changed Since You Were a Kid, at ABC News.

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