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Q&A with Cindy Foley: Developing Systemic Interdependence

Katie King discusses Systemic Interdependence from KnowledgeWorks' Future Forecast with Columbus Museum of Art's Cindy Foley.

Published: February 20, 2020
Topics: Community Partnerships, Future of Learning
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A New Civic Discourse: Influencing Change Through Dialogues

The idea that new dialogues would facilitate societal change is explored by the driver of change, A New Civic Discourse.

Published: February 17, 2020
Topics: Community Partnerships, Future of Learning
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The Future is Everybody’s Business

KnowledgeWorks explores how imagining future possibilities empowers educators and students to create the future they want.

Published: February 12, 2020
Topics: Future of Learning
Article
A “Why” Established with a Commitment to Civil and Human Rights

KnowledgeWorks President and CEO Chuck Ambrose explains why and how civil and human rights are at the core of KnowledgeWorks.

Published: February 10, 2020
Topics: Education Equity
Article
Reflections on the Importance of Libraries

Katie King reflects on the importance of libraries as social institutions using the Foundations for Flourishing Futures as a framework.

Published: February 6, 2020
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Amplified Organization: From Superheroes to Super Mindsets

How have amplified educators and organizations changed the role of school in the broader community?

Published: February 3, 2020
Topics: Future of Learning
Article
New KnowledgeWorks Fellowship Opportunity

Apply for the Personalized Learning Community Fellowship to co-design a peer-to-peer learning community to scale personalized, competency-based learning.

Published: January 31, 2020
Topics: Building Capacity
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Making Personalized Learning Possible with Peer-to-Peer Capacity Building

Jillian Kuhlmann examines educators' benefits from peer-to-peer learning and KnowledgeWorks' role as the catalyst for peer-to-peer support.

Published: January 28, 2020
Topics: Building Capacity
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Remembering Judge Nathanial Jones, a Human Rights Icon

Today we mourn the passing Judge Nathanial Jones, a civil right leader and activist.

Published: January 26, 2020
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Making Sense of Learning Pathways

Guest writer Kristen Logan provides Learning Pathways guidance in using the South Carolina Framework for Personalized Learning in the classroom.

Published: January 22, 2020
Topics: 101, Systems Change
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Altered Bodies: Changing the Environment to Improve the Performance of the Mind

The Altered Bodies driver of change from the 2020 Forecast: Creating the Future of Learning explored interactions between the mind...

Published: January 16, 2020
Topics: Future of Learning
Article
Reexamining the Role of Caregiving in Society

How might stakeholders reexamine the role of caregiving in society, setting up systems, structures and narratives that reflect the true...

Published: January 10, 2020
Topics: Early Childhood
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Want to Help Children and Families Flourish? Try Shifting Perspective

To improve support for young children and their families, we need to broaden our viewpoints.

Published: January 6, 2020
Topics: Early Childhood
Article
Now, It’s 2020

The 2020 Forecast: Creating the Future of Learning looked to a future time horizon. And that time is now.

Published: January 2, 2020
Topics: Future of Learning
Article
The Stories You Loved from 2019

Here are your favorites stories from 2019.

Article
Gift Ideas from the Future

In keeping with the holiday spirit, we traveled to the year 2030 and brought back a curated list of gift...

Published: December 13, 2019
Topics: Early Childhood
Publication
Analysis and Reflections on Student Outcome Data in RSU2

KnowledgeWorks sponsored RAND Education and Labor to conduct analyses of RSU2 student outcomes over the past decade.

Published: November 27, 2019
Topics: Assessement & Accountability, Impact and Improvement
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Panel Discussion Exploring the Futures of Young Children and Their Families

Learn about insights raised during a webinar about our forecast on the futures of young children and their families.

Published: November 22, 2019
Topics: Early Childhood
Article
Home Visits Flip the Script on Parent Engagement

Learn how one North Dakota teacher started building relationships with her students with home visits before the start of the...

Published: November 19, 2019
Topics: Community Partnerships
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How Aligning Student of the Month Criteria to Your Portrait of a Graduate Increases Transparency

Educators at this North Dakota district wanted students and teachers alike to connect with their hopes for each graduate in...

Published: November 14, 2019
Topics: Systems Change
Article
Strategies to Shape the Future of Learning from EdSurge Fusion

We can all shape the future of learning, but it can be hard to see where to start.

Published: November 12, 2019
Topics: Future of Learning
Video
Personalized Learning According to an Elementary Teacher

For second grader teacher Kelly Culpepper, personalized learning “fit like a puzzle” in terms of her teaching practice.

Published: November 7, 2019
Children: The Protagonists of Our Future Stories

We cannot afford to overlook children when making decisions that affect their futures.

Published: November 5, 2019
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Student Self-Assessment Boosts Learner Agency at FlexTech

Student self-assessment leads to greater self-awareness and ownership of learning in this Michigan district.

Published: November 4, 2019
Topics: Assessement & Accountability