Is it a myth that teachers do not need to teach knowledge anymore?
Knowledge is dead, long live Google.
We can all rely on knowledge being ‘out there’ because all we have to do is ‘Google it’. We therefore don’t need to teach knowledge, instead teach children how to learn and other 21st century future-proof skills. But how true is this idea? Is teaching knowledge obsolete or is this a myth?
The idea that we don’t need to teach and acquire knowledge any more is complete nonsense because as Daisy Christodoulou (2014) says: