The video that I watched was extremely interesting with some facts and statistics that I have not thought about before. College means different things for every individual. Some people find it interesting, some attend because family members want them to, others because they really want to, others feel college is boring; college should never be boring. Unfortunately, sometimes it is. Sometimes it can be boring because the way the information is being delivered is boring. Students’ attention has to be captured in a way that resembles the world we live in; technology resembles the world we live in.
College needs to prepare us for the jobs that we will one day fulfull, not what is currenty available. What is curently available might not be once we graduate. Therefore, our education needs to modified in a way that fits the world we have grown up with, and a world we will see 5-10 years down the road. Education needs to evolve as our technological world is advancing. So far in my experience as an undergraduate, I wish I would have had, and would have more hands-on experiences relating to what I will be doing in the near future. I am a Bilingual Childhood education major and I wish we would have certain things at York College that we will see in our future jobs. For example, many public schools across the city have Smart Boards and Elmos. We should have an interactive classroom that has things that we will see in the schools. Same goes for any other major. College should be a real experience for what awaits us! What awaits us is being able to use technology to maneuver around this busy world of ours!