This essay focuses on age of creators and empathizers. Pink describes the new “high concept/high touch” economy where computers
Early in the 21st century, a New York Times best-seller placed the humanities on equal footing with STEM as essential 21st-century skills. In his book A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future, Daniel Pink identified six humanities-related aptitudes necessary for success in the “conceptual age of creators and empathizers.”
1 We must master what he calls “the new six senses,” which value design over function, story over argument, symphony or synthesis over focus, empathy over logic, play over seriousness, and meaning over accumulation.2 Pink describes the new “high concept/high touch” economy where computers or low-cost workers replace routinized jobs and what we now produce must be “physically beautiful and emotionally appealing.”3 In the conceptual age,
purpose and meaning. Based on this view, the humanities, the study of what it means to be human, are exactly what is needed to educate tomorrow’s innovators. Key Understandings 1. Social innovators often come from a humanities or liberal arts background, where they have developed their aptitudes for humanities engagement, empathy,
resourcefulness, verbal reasoning, and communication. 2. Creating and assessing humanities-targeted goals and performances of understanding prepares students for successful citizenship and careers in the conceptual age. 3. Humanities talent goals foster intrinsic motivation and engagement through choice, challenge, personal relevance, involvement, and authentic application. 4. Teachers and students can assess humanities talent goals using learning progressions that define the levels of expression from emerging to progressing to advancing. The humanities include history, philosophy, religion, languages, literature, arts, media, and all cultural studies. These subjects always have been considered essential to the. This “well-rounded curriculum.” The humanities develop the critical thinking and questioning. This is that are essential for creative problem solving because, as writer George Santayana said, “.
remember the past are condemn to repeat it.” In K–12 education. This the humanities curriculum typically includes language arts, arts integration, and social studies. The National Council for Social Studies (NCSS) defines “social studies”. This is as “the integrated study of the social sciences and humanities to promote civic competence” and draws upon “such disciplines as anthropology, archaeology, economics, geography, history, law, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, and sociology, as well as appropriate content from the humanities, mathematics, and natural sciences.
Firstly, be sober
Thirdly, be creative
further, be inovative
Finally, be straight