*China will soon become the number 1 english speaking country in the world
*The top 10 in demand jobs in 2010 didn’t exist in 2004
*If myspace were a country it would be the 11th largest in the world (as of Sept 2006)
* The number of text messages sent everyday exceeds the entire population of the planet
You have to watch this video, it will simply blow you away. Karl Fisch, the original creator of this video, is the Director of Technology at Arapahoe High School in Colorado. I think it’s an especially powerful message to our educators and education system. I agree with Ben, it’s system that is flawed in its focus and falling behind. This video is a pretty powerful wake up call. It just shows how we get so caught up in our traditions and procedures, that we forget the world is rapidly changing around us. Fascinating stuff.
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