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Henry Ford’s Not Hiring Anymore

Henry Ford paid well, especially for 1914.  Workers received today’s equivalent of $120 per day ($5 back then…)  What skills were sought in new hires?  Largely, the ability to effectively perform a repetitive, specialized task all day long.  

Today. employers are looking for quite different applicants.  In multiple surveys, these sought after traits emerge:  problem-solving, thinking analytically, creative thinking, the ability to work well in a team, and leadership skills.  

Preparation for today’s workforce takes practice in these skills.

For your consideration:

Louise Miller is an expert in Socratic seminars.  On our site, she has graciously contributed guides for eight frequently read novels, including Night and To Kill a Mockingbird.  She also has a handy guide to Socratic Seminars.  Here’s that link:
https://myedexpert.com/vendor/louise-e-miller/

Gerald Aungst refers to himself as a “Curiosity Engineer.”  In that vein, he has a framework for keeping learners curious, as well as “Creating Cool and Curious Characters.”
https://myedexpert.com/vendor/gaungst/

Erik Francis is an expert and author on critical thinking and rigor.  His “Bloom’s Taxonomy Questioning Pyramid” and “What Exactly is Depth of Knowledge” belong in every educator’s toolkit…
https://myedexpert.com/vendor/MaverikEducation/

STEM expert/author Ann Kaiser has posted 3 design modules: Sustainable Design, Engineering Naturally, and Engineering Lemonade & a wonderful “Innovative NGSS Project Guide.” Head here:  https://bit.ly/2NVgjgP

So, go forth and think, create, problem solve, collaborate and lead.  Oh, and thank you for supporting evidence based practices.

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