In his post on Life-Long Computer Skills (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox), Jakob talks about things kids need to learn in school.
I think it's a
great train of thought, though I envision it a bit differently. I think
there are four components missing from modern US education that would vastly increase our performance in general and in science and technology specifically:
- "Responsibility" standards
- A logic curriculum
- How to find information
- How to work on a project team