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The Importance of Soft Skills in a High Tech World - Austin Startup Week EdTech

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To kick of the Edtech Track of Austin Startup Week we'll be hearing from Brittany Hicks of BrightAngle.
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Let’s discuss why teaching soft skills with edtech is just as important for student development as teaching the traditional, quantifiable skills currently being emphasized. It is all too common to hear people preach the importance of math, science, and coding in this increasingly technological world. What you don’t hear about is the equal importance of learning soft skills—skills that are not easy to quantify, like kindness, ethics, empathy, leadership, perseverance, resilience, etc. These soft skills need to be developed early and often, Pre-K through 12 and beyond, and edtech can lead the way.