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In the age of robots, our schools are teaching children to be redundant

the work you are doing frames this perfectly.  Future skills require the ability to identify and analyze what machines can’t.  Machines can’t find the context of language like humans can – machines can’t make connections like humans can – they can help by following instructions – but you need to sharpen those skills to be able to stand apart. 

“In the future, if you want a job, you must be as unlike a machine as possible: creative, critical and socially skilled. So why are children being taught to behave like machines?”

In the age of robots, our schools are teaching children to be redundant