How well are your students prepared for the job market of 2020?
A study by the Institute for the Future at the University of Phoenix has found that new-media literacy, cognitive load management and virtual collaboration are among the 10 most important skills for the workforce of 2020. But how do you teach students such skills?
The German software company MeisterLabs develops tools for a collaborative world; tools that enable people to develop innovative ideas in a team setting and then turn them into action, together. Their software solutions offer all the functionality needed for creative planning and task management in a modern business environment, yet they are so simple and intuitive that even 8th grade students usually have them figured out in no time. More than that, students tend to perceive using the tools not as work, but as fun.
MeisterLabs’ software solution MindMeister is the market leader in online mind mapping and already being used by academic institutions all over the world. It enables real-time brainstorming sessions between students and teachers and helps students to structure their thoughts, take more efficient notes and memorise large amounts of information.
MeisterTask is MeisterLabs’ brand new solution for intuitive task management. It provides teachers and students with the means to manage both their individual to-dos and group projects. With this, it teaches students the basics of simple project management and lets them organize their workload independently.
By adopting tools such as MindMeister and MeisterTask early on, students not only get acquainted with the workflows of state-of-the-art technology, but also develop some of the most crucial skills needed for the job market they are going to compete in.
To find out more about adopting MindMeister and MeisterTask in your school, visit www.meisterlabs.com/products today.