Essential Skills in the Age of Machine Learning

by Christa Kirby
Vice President – Global Learning Innovation
International Institute for Learning, Inc.

J. LeRoy Ward

These days, uttering a quick phrase can give us an instantaneous answer; all we have to do is say, “Hey Siri,” “OK, Google,” or simply: “Alexa!”

The ability to think both creatively and critically is an invaluable life skill that is frighteningly close to becoming a lost art.

Being able to sit with a question, devise alternative solutions, and evaluate ideas against objective standards are essential capabilities in the world today. Purposeful thinking is something that can (and should!) be taught, practiced, and improved upon.

This white paper will answer the questions:

  • Why is critical thinking important?
  • How does creative thinking relate to critical thinking?
  • Why is creativity important?
  • What does this mean to me?

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