Workshops Exploring the Future of Learning

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Topics: Future of Learning

Supported by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, this series of workshops will engage educators, school district leaders, students, parents and other stakeholders in exploring the future of learning. Participants from four communities in New England will work to understand changes on the horizon and consider what approaches to teaching and learning can best support students in the future.

Windsor Locks, Connecticut

  • March 1: High school students explore what they will need to be successful in the future.
  • March 1: Parents, community members, and educators consider the future of teaching and learning in their community.
  • March 2: District staff use insights from previous sessions to plan for the future.

Salem, Massachusetts

  • March 6: Educators explore changes on the horizon and identify opportunities to increase educational equity.
  • March 8: Educators use design thinking to develop and implement solutions to increasing student-centered learning and educational equity.

Dover, New Hampshire

  • March 22: Students design learning experiences that can be implemented in Dover High School’s new building.
  • March 23: Educators explore the future of work and readiness and consider how to prepare students.
  • May 7: Students and teachers use design thinking to develop programs and initiatives in Dover High School’s new building.

Woonsocket, Rhode Island

  • May 8: Parents, community members, and educators explore the future of work and readiness and consider their vision for their community.
  • May 10: District staff and campus administrators use insights from the community session to inform plans and next steps.