LOS RETOS DE LA AGENDA 2030

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“Como son días de reflexión, les comparto estas que anoto acá y que podemos convertir, como decía Papert, en ideas poderosas. Ustedes me conocieron hace casi 30 años cuando llegué a México y gritaba que estábamos entrando en ‘La Sociedad de la Información y del Conocimiento’. Hoy nos movemos rápido a la ’Sociedad de la Imaginación y la Creatividad’. Si usamos Waze, ya sabemos que sistemas inteligentes gestionan la información mejor que nosotros. El refugio ganador de los humanos es la imaginación. Pero debemos dejar la escolaridad cognitiva, como la mía, y entender mejor cómo cultivar en todos, alta creatividad”.

Germán Escorcia, Director de innovación de Virtual Educa

La Sociedad de la imaginación y la creatividad

In 2005, Wayne Fromm, a Canadian inventor, filed for US patent # 7,684,694. Today, Fromm’s invention is known around the globe as a ‘selfie stick.’ Although this invention is now synonymous with cellphones, it had its film debut nearly fifty years ago, as a prop in a 1969 sci-fi film called “I killed Einstein, Gentlemen.”. In this case, it took almost five decades for technology to finally meet people’s imagination. In the same 1960s, expectations were that flying cars would be the norm by 2000. In 2000, these expectations had not materialized and flying cars seemed again the domain of science-fiction. Yet, today they are becoming reality.

Desarrollo profesional de los profesores a escala

Teachers have a pivotal role to engage all students in their learning, support them to monitor and manage their own learning, and enable them to enhance their learning outcomes. Facilitating quality learning and enabling students to develop lifelong learning skills requires teachers to have the competencies to carry out such a role. High quality teacher professional development (TPD) provides teachers these requisite competencies and keeps their knowledge and skills relevant and up-to-date.