The Impact of Demographics on 21st Century Education

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Abstract

The article states that demographics is the key to a 21st century education. The author says countless reports have called for more science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. The more STEM knowledge students gain, the more prepared they are for the 21st century. It is stated that researchers of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation believe in striving to optimize STEM development for only the mathematically and scientifically-inclined students is more feasible, efficient and equitable. Demographics suggests the issues to be dealt with and the kind of society of the 21st century.

Author-supplied keywords

  • 21st century skills
  • Asian-American
  • Cognitive class
  • Demographics
  • Differentiated schooling
  • Education reform
  • Equity
  • Excellence
  • Gifted and talented
  • H-1B Visa
  • Highly skilled immigrants
  • Patents
  • Pew study
  • STEM

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  • Norman Eng

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