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This resource helps educators integrate Web and mobile technologies and tools into classroom instruction and offers a model for selecting appropriate tools and technologies for K–12 settings.
Chapter 1: 21st-Century Skills
Education may be the most successful institution to emerge from the Industrial Age. First-world nations have thrived because they identified and employed effective strategies for educating the general population so citizens were well prepared to succeed in the 20th-century workforce and society. This strength may now become the downfall of education in these countries.
The world is changing. Rapid advances in technology have changed the way services are provided and goods are manufactured. It's difficult, if not impossible, to find an industry that has not changed because of these advances, and many people now have access to myriad goods and services that didn't exist a decade ago. Experts predict that advances will continue to accelerate for at least the next 10 to 15 ...