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by Tania Lombrozo for NPR

2016

Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "The Curse Of The Inability To Imagine" by Tania Lombrozo for NPR.

In “The Curse of the Inability to Imagine,” Tania Lombrozo discusses how present-day technology prevents people from accurately imagining the past and the future.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Education & Knowledge and Technology, Progress & Industry as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What are the costs and benefits of technology?", "What is the goal of education?", and "What should the future look like?"

Ways to support your child: