Weekly Read January 19, 2015 January 19, 2015January 18, 2015 aaupncc Weekly Read The Purpose of Education By Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to email a link to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading...
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It is shortsighted to envision any institution that could provide in a few years a complete preparation for most lifelong careers. For many occupations the set of skills required change in response to technological advancements and the socioeconomic environment of our global community.
To prepare students to be competitive with anything life throws at them, we need to do much more than simply train them for transient job skills—we must teach them how to think and what to think about.
As sociologist Dr. Harry Edwards indicated, “We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open.”