A World at Risk: An Imperative for a Paradigm Shift to Cultivate 21st Century Learners
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- Zhao, Y. Soc (2015) 52: 129. doi:10.1007/s12115-015-9872-8
There is agreed-upon urgency to reform education around the world but there is wide disagreement in what actions are needed. Most of the popular reforms in the United States since A Nation at Risk have focused on fixing the past, which I argue in this essay are misguided. These strategies are simply doing the wrong thing more right. To address the challenges brought about by globalization and technological changes, we need a new education paradigm.