Friday Faculty Focus: Laura Jana

Brandon McDermott, March 10, 2017

“What do we want our kids to have as skills in the future,” – “how do we get there?” – “How do we adapt what we do as parents in a changing world?” – “Are the skills that we’re seeing what our children need?” It applies not just to parents, but it’s the same thing in the workplace. If you look at the shift of what do employers now hire for, they want to know when you failed and what did you do about it, how did you adapt? It’s nice to have accomplishments, I’m not saying that the cognitive IQ skills – the reading, writing and arithmetic aren’t important but this whole new set of skills is equally important in the workplace for parents and then for children. Read more