Don’t dismiss the humanities… Op Ed by Nicholas Kristoff

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For those of us who have chosen a career in education, this piece harkens back to what we are most likely to think of as our bread and butter; yes the world and our workplace is a more hospitable host to those seeking employment in some of the technical areas: coding, computer science and engineering, but those very same individuals are NOT employable if they are incapable of working cooperatively with others, capable of expressing their opinion orally and in writing and able to negotiate and compromise and read the interpersonal clues evident in everyday interactions.

At Tuxedo Park School, we will always value interpersonal skills and the knowledge inherent in learning the humanities to create a complete education for all of our students.

Do not dismiss the humanities… Op Ed in the New York Times

 

About Kathleen McNamara Head's Up!

an educator in Independent Schools for over 28 years
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