Is Digital Technological Advancements Affect Our Society?

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“It’s time to expand our notation of education and extend the chance for these transformative experiences to all children. I’ll be the first to shout ‘Bravo!’” (Artifact A) said a 21st century skills report. At this time, digital technological advancements are being taken place in order to advance not only our society but also our school education system, economically, politically, and globally on a worldwide scale. These advancements create new avenues and relationships between the arts and culture, but need to take place within the classrooms to account for the shift towards a digital society. Also, new job opportunities will surface in the job market for tomorrow and currently, both on a nationally and global scale. Moreover, the new advancements will benefit our society if the education can grow and advance with society as well. To begin, digital technologies have been creating new avenues and relationships between the arts and culture, resulting in a level of change that needs to take place within the classroom to account for the shift towards the 21st century digital society. In the text it states, “Performance assessments like speeches, projects, and exhibitions. Clearly, multiple-choice tests with short written essays are not up to the task…adding more kinds of exams to the current high-stakes system would be a mistake….. Cognitive science and the experiences of nations that score high on international assessments prove engaged by arts instruction, and when students are engaged, their overall motivation to learn improves” (Artifact A). With this being said, exams, assessments, speeches, exhibitions, multiple choice test, short essays, and more are becoming too much for students to handle; resulting in the lack of compet... ... middle of paper ... ...on system, economically, politically, and globally on a worldwide scale. These advancements create new avenues and relationships between the arts and culture, causing the new job opportunities to surface for tomorrow and currently. In the text it states, “The Pew Research Center’s Internet &American Life project released the findings of a report that outlines the impacts of digital technology and social media are having on arts in America….. More participatory experience… helped make the art audiences more diverse… used new tools on internet and mobile technologies to increase awareness, promote events and exhibits and provides custom experience” (Artifact C). This are the results of adding in more arts instruction to the education system; which results in the political, economic, educational, jobs for tomorrow, jobs currently and more to increase on a global scale.

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