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The Future of Learning and COVID-19

Individuals from more than 20 countries joined us for a recent informal webinar exploring future tensions and uncertainties arising from...

Published: May 22, 2020
Topics: Future of Learning
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Futures Thinking Now: Communicating the Future

Creating scenarios presents a challenge to communicate what could happen, not just what you think is most likely to happen...

Published: May 6, 2020
Topics: Future of Learning, Overcoming Challenges
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Futures Thinking Now: Drivers of Change and Futures Triangle

How can we apply futures thinking tools, such as the futures triangle, to help us look at possible futures in...

Published: April 30, 2020
Topics: Future of Learning, Overcoming Challenges
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Futures Thinking Now: Examining Assumptions about the Future

Often we consider our assumptions to be fact. But do they have to be?

Published: April 28, 2020
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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An Educated Person in 2035 and the Future of Learning

Katherine Prince was a featured speaker at the Sarasota Institute's first symposium of 2020, talking about the future of learning.

Published: April 23, 2020
Topics: Future of Learning
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The Future of Learning in Retrospective

Those of us who care about the future of learning are fortunate to get to shape what learning looks like.

Published: April 6, 2020
Topics: Future of Learning
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The Maker Economy: Democratizing Production to Prototype Unique Solutions

There can be little doubt that the Maker Movement is here to stay and has had impacts on communities and...

Published: April 1, 2020
Topics: Future of Learning
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Pattern Recognition: Following Data Trails and Discerning the Signals from the Noise

An expansion of data creation and use was a central theme of the Pattern Recognition driver of change from our...

Published: March 26, 2020
Topics: Future of Learning
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Looking at Resilience, Empathy and Equity as We All Navigate an Uncertain Future

Given COVID-19's disruption, our experts weigh in with thoughtful discourse on society's resilience and how institutions can be more prepared.

Published: March 18, 2020
Topics: Education Equity, Future of Learning, Overcoming Challenges
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Platforms for Resilience: Navigating Systems Shocks through Innovation and Cooperation

In the 2020 Forecast: Creating the Future of Learning, we explored the creation of new strategies for resiliency.

Published: February 28, 2020
Topics: Future of Learning
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Children: The Protagonists of Our Future Stories

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

Published: November 5, 2019
Topics: Early Childhood, Future of Learning
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Navigating the Future Is Both Local and Systemic

How might we create opportunities for learners to bridge their lived experiences and identities with their learning?

Published: October 29, 2019
Topics: Future of Learning
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Navigating the Future of Learning in Christchurch, New Zealand

The Future of Learning conference in Christchurch, New Zealand, is dedicated to surfacing possibilities in Christchurch and beyond.

Published: October 25, 2019
Topics: Future of Learning
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Q&A with Jemar Lee: Living a Learning Lifestyle

Hear from student Jemar Lee about strategies raised in Navigating the Future: A Strategy Guide.

Published: October 7, 2019
Topics: Future of Learning
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Pursuing Future Visions: Minding the Gaps

One of the most exciting parts of exploring the future of learning is identifying what we want from the future...

Published: August 5, 2019
Topics: Future of Learning
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Designing for Human-Centered Learning

Human-centered learning could be the next horizon of personalized learning.

Published: July 30, 2019
Topics: Future of Learning
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Will We Make the Future of Learning Equitable?

Some traditional structures and practices persist for good reasons, but others perpetuate inequities that have plagued our education systems and...

Published: July 22, 2019
Topics: Education Equity, Future of Learning