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To keep up with this, we’ve launched an initiative at NSF that we call the 21st Century Workforce. It’s another piece of the NSF of the next 50 years.
NSF will emphasize three areas:
1) understanding the nature of learning.
2) Then, we will connect this to the development of the instructional workforce -- our teachers.
3) Built into all of this will be activities that boost the participation of underrepresented minorities.
The goal is to get our entire society ready for the 21st century.
Right now, we’re looking at a society of information haves and have-nots. That has to change -- if we are to survive....