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Action Lesson #2Develop Information Age Skills

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IMAGINE WHAT IT WAS like for people to make the shift from hunting and gathering to an agricultural society (about 3500 B.C.). Imagine the new skills that nomadic people needed just to succeed in a community that stayed in one place and could begin to develop all the roles and processes we associate with a town.

Most likely, interpersonal skills and conflict management became increasingly more important. So did intellectual skills for developing laws and planning things. People started to need more awareness of soils and natural cycles, so they could sow, reap, and support birthing cycles of animals. ...

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