We were living in extraordinary times. Digitalization has impacted our lives for a few decades now, and it will affect all segments of our world at some level of degree. We are at the very beginning of the digitalized age, and the pandemic is only going to expedite its growth. To prepare for this future, students need to understand the role digitalization plays and develop the critical human skills required for this new age. The idea of “lifelong learning” has been around for a generation. Still, we haven’t ever really put in practice to make this idea a reality. We have the tools and technology to bring lifelong learning to life; our students will not survive the future without the ability to learn new skills continually. In his presentation, he explores these ideas and make a case for the ability to learn as the most critical skill students need to master.
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Jaime Casap is the Chief Education Evangelist at Google. Jaime evangelizes the potential of digitalization as an enabling capability in pursuit of promoting inquiry-based learning models. Jaime collaborates with school systems, educational organizations, and leaders focused on building innovation into our education policies and practices.
In addition to his role at Google, Jaime serves as an advisor to dozens of organizations focused on learning, skill development, and the future of work. He is the co-author of “Our First Talk About Poverty,” as a way to talk to children about poverty. Jaime helped launch the Phoenix Coding Academy, a public high school in Phoenix, AZ, focused on computer science as part of an inquiry-based learning model. He teaches a 10th-grade communication class at the school. He also guest lectures at Arizona State University.