Is it even necessary or desirable to remember and retrieve all kinds information, when all of it is available in a finger tip and touch screen ? Is it a wrong way of prioritizing the learning and education system ? https://t.co/TnuwIS7gY9— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) August 30, 2019
The practical value of every major conceptual framework needs to be vetted against the contemporary and future utility. This is why we need to make an effort to understand the future of memory retrieval in academic learning.
The Future of Jobs Report 2018 by World Economic Forum list Memory as a declining skill in job market.
Although this report was received by critics and many experts with ridicule, there are others like Conrad Wolfram who embraces the change by radical suggestions like computational mathematics.
Another major perspective which focus on social evolutionary approach of learning is coming from Connected Learning by Mimi Ito which combines personal interests, supportive relationships, and opportunities.
It is a new kind of learning in an age of abundant access to information and social connection that embraces the diverse backgrounds and interests of all young people.