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Five Disruptions That We Thought Could Change Everything

KnowledgeWorks’ third major forecast anticipated significant reshaping of learning. Now that it is 2022, we have reached the time horizon...

Published: October 20, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning
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Liberatory Education: Fulfilling Education’s Promises

What do systems look like when they move from equity to liberation? Take a look.

Published: October 7, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Future of Learning, Systems Change
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For Future Business Leader Ying Cho, People, Planet and Profit Are Entwined

Ying Cho is a character from the IMPACT: Learning Edition board game. Learn more about what drives him.

Published: August 24, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Explore the Future with Sequoia Yazzie, Well-Being Coordinator

Sequoia Yazzie is a character from the IMPACT: Learning Edition board game. Learn more about what drives her.

Published: July 26, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Make Sense of the Future with Assessment Guru Alex Weber

Alex Weber is a character from the IMPACT: Learning Edition board game. Learn more about what drives him.

Published: June 28, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Explore the Future with Suri Devi, Ed Tech Expert

Suri Devi is a character from the IMPACT: Learning Edition board game. Learn more about what drives her.

Published: May 27, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Meet Cruz Gómez, a Student Motivated by Social Connections

Cruz Gómez is a character from the IMPACT: Learning Edition board game. Learn more about what drives him.

Published: May 3, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Could education help us reconnect?

The fight for just societies is setting the context for the future of learning and creating shared, existential challenges that...

Published: April 20, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Overcoming Challenges
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What is liberatory education?

What is liberatory education? Let's break it down with the work of Zaretta Hammond and Rapheal Randall.

Published: March 31, 2022
Topics: 101, Education Equity
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Discussion Guide for IMPACT: Learning Edition

It’s about more than winning. This discussion guide can help you get the most IMPACT out of your game.

Published: March 22, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Explore the Future with Vania Pérez, Early Childcare Facilitator

Vania Pérez is a character from the IMPACT: Learning Edition board game. Learn more about what drives her.

Published: February 23, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Meet Pat Li, a Teacher from the Future

Pat Li is a character from the IMPACT: Learning Edition board game. Learn more about what drives them.

Published: January 26, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Meet Jayden Harris, Youth Justice Advocate

Jayden Harris is a tireless champion of Black youth, and his hopes for the future just might be yours, too.

Published: November 22, 2021
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Meet Governor Williams, an Ambitious, Community-Minded Leader

A character from IMPACT: Learning Edition, Karissa Williams helps players explore the future for community leaders.

Published: October 26, 2021
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Meet Ayren Batiste, a Future High-School Junior with Their Eyes on Success

Ayren is a fictional character from IMPACT: Learning Edition, and what they want for the future you might want, too.

Published: September 21, 2021
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Learning as a Lifelong Personal Practice

As she models her own lifelong and lifewide learning, Katherine Prince digs into an essential vision element from Envisioning Human-Centered...

Published: April 13, 2021
Topics: Future of Learning, Vision and Culture
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Grappling with Today’s Education Tensions

Complication and opportunity were keywords in conversation with KnowledgeWorks staff while discussing tensions affecting education's futures.

Published: March 9, 2021
Topics: Future of Learning, Overcoming Challenges
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Shaping Postsecondary Education’s Futures

Explore trends shifting the postsecondary landscape, look at COVID-19’s impacts and see future possibilities for postsecondary education.

Published: February 18, 2021
Topics: Future of Learning
Article
We Need Human-Centered Learning Systems

Katherine Prince introduces Envisioning Human-Centered Learning Systems - how it came about, why it's needed and what's in it.

Published: February 2, 2021
Topics: Future of Learning, Vision and Culture
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Education in the Balance: Tensions Affecting Education’s Futures

Exposing issues as COVID-19 continues to unfold and the longstanding movement toward racial justice continues to gain traction

Published: January 13, 2021
Topics: Future of Learning, Overcoming Challenges
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Futures Thinking for Education Programs

Even as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, we are also living through an era shift. What forces are shaping learning,...

Published: December 1, 2020
Topics: Future of Learning
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Caregiving and the Future

Take a look at the opportunities, challenges and potential outcomes that resulted from scenarios of a recent play of the...

Published: November 10, 2020
Topics: Early Childhood, Future of Learning
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What Do We Want for Education Post-Pandemic?

What's required of us to build a shared vision for education? A recent conversation from Philanthropy Forward provides some insight.

Published: October 15, 2020
Topics: Future of Learning
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Observing Interconnections: A Futures Thinking Now Conversation

One of the Futures Studies tools everyone can use to analyze issues at the systems level is a Connection Circle....

Published: September 2, 2020
Topics: 101, Future of Learning, Systems Change