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Students who learn best using the left side of the brain are destined for success. These individuals are equipped and prepared for success in the jobs and expectations of the world in which they live.
However, the world is changing and so are the expectations and needs for a well-prepared work force.
|A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future by Daniel H. Pink|
According to author Daniel Pink’s writings in “A Whole New Mind: Right Brained People Will Rule the World,” we are moving from the information age to a conceptual age powered by inventive, empathetic and big-picture thinking individuals — in other words, people who use the right side of their brains to learn and solve problems. Pink argues for a refocused system of education with a need to teach students how to think creatively and view problem solving abstractly. These skills build a base for creativity and teach innovation.
Student preparation for success through Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) instruction and integration is a given for today’s learners. These are the above-mentioned left-brained students’ forte.
Source: Lufkin Daily News