THOUGHT-PROVOKING: What skills do we need for the future?



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What should we be teaching our students for today’s world?

The Adaptable Mind

A New Cloud Film from the Let It Ripple Film Series

The Adaptable Mind (11 mins) explores the skills we need to flourish in the 21st Century.

Directed by Emmy-nominated team including Director @tiffanyshlain
Written by Tiffany Shlain, Sawyer Steele, & @Ken_Goldberg
Edited by Tiffany Shlain & Sawyer Steele
Animated by Raquel Sancinetti

See other films in this series at:


This video gives a good discussion and explanation for the skills that its authors see as being important for the future. They call them the ‘human qualities’, those that machines don’t have. Do current curricula promote these skills? Should they, or do you believe that there are other skills that are more or just as important?

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