Continuing yesterday’s thread, it’s important that we teach young people how to ask the right questions and instill confidence to answer those questions. (Confidence is gained through continually encountering problems and then solving those problems.)
If you have time, scroll to the 9:53 mark in the following video:
Many people see themselves as “puzzle builders.” They need the pieces given to them in order to produce. But what if a piece or two is missing?
The above video posits that we must all be “quilt makers” to be truly innovative. We must leverage the materials that are readily available to be successful.
There’s no script. The future is not laid out neatly before us. To be successful in 2014 and beyond, students must be taught to answer questions without all the resources on a silver platter.