Dear Content Contributor,
Last week, we discussed on Uses of Information Technology in Education. How the evolution of technology has brought about with it several benefits the world over. Apart from enhancing efficiency, it has turned the world into a global village and made access to information quite easy. I hope you find it interesting.
This week, we want to continue in the series by focusing on Teaching Strategies.
Ways to Teach Innovation
One overriding challenge is now coming to the fore in public consciousness: We need to reinvent just about everything. Whether scientific advances, technology breakthroughs, new political and economic structures, environmental solutions, or an updated code of ethics for 21st century life, everything is in flux—and everything demands innovative, out of the box thinking.
The burden of reinvention, of course, falls on today’s generation of students. So it follows that education should focus on fostering innovation by putting curiosity, critical thinking, deep understanding, the rules and tools of inquiry, and creative brainstorming at the center of the curriculum.
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Prof. O. M. Arigbede
Director, Centre for Innovation and Strategy in Learning and Teaching