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Accelerating toward what?

Simply adding technologies to education systems does not change them in any fundamental way. It makes them more efficient at...

Published: January 18, 2023
Topics: Education Equity, Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Meet the Faces of IMPACT: Learning Edition

Meet the characters from IMPACT: Learning Edition, a game designed to spark conversations about the future of learning.

Published: December 19, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning
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Hope Yet: Centering Youth Voice in Climate Disruption

Youth are leading the fight against the climate crisis. How can educators help them?

Published: December 14, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning
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Uneven Changes in Education Over the Past Decade

The wave of disintermediation that had been restructuring many sectors ended up affecting education less deeply than we had thought...

Published: December 9, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning
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Looking for a Learning Landscape, 10 Years On

Though still uncommon in the US, learning landscapes are gaining traction, especially during COVID. But the momentum is lost when...

Published: December 1, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning
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Weaving Webs of Personalization

Reflecting on the power of value-driven customization and personalization – with opportunities for co-created value propositions and challenges in foundational...

Published: November 22, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning
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Cutting Out the Middleman: Networks and Education

Reflecting on networked forms of organization that deliver new levels of differentiation and specialization – and the challenges of having...

Published: November 17, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning
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Balancing Big Data: Insights for Education

Reflecting on our third anchor forecast’s insights on the effects of collecting, analyzing and using massive amounts of data

Published: November 11, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning
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Startup? Yes. Democratization? Not so much.

Reflecting on innovation and entrepreneurship as it translates to a public good like education and the challenge of competing agendas

Published: November 4, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning
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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 Today: AfroRithms from the Future

Guest author and contributor to our forecast Lonny Brooks explains how the gamified forecasting tool AfroRithms from the Futures works.

Published: October 13, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, 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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Tips from Torres

Language arts teacher-librarian Julia E. Torres provides actionable tips for creating inclusive and engaging classrooms.

Published: September 30, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Capita Futures Toolkit

This toolkit contains instructions, examples and templates to examine current realities, explore possibilities and chart a course forward.

Published: September 28, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning
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Dreaming Into Learning Futures

This publication, created in partnership with the Reinvention Lab and with input from many, explores where education could be headed...

Published: August 26, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning
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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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Vote for KnowledgeWorks in SXSWedu 2023 Panel Picker

SXSWEdu Panel Picker features a panel from KnowledgeWorks and the Reinvention Lab.

Published: August 16, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning
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Working Toward a Liberatory Education System: Q&A with Laura Hilger

Liberatory education can mean different things to different people. Here’s how one of our teaching and learning directors sees it.

Published: August 10, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, 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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Foundations for De-Siloing Education Systems

How a network approach to systems change fosters authentic collaboration and meaningful transformations

Published: July 21, 2022
Topics: Community Partnerships, 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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How I’m Using Imagining Liberatory Education Futures

A futurist walks us through how she works with our forecast Imagining Liberatory Education Futures and applies it locally.

Published: June 21, 2022
Topics: 101, Community Partnerships, Future of Learning, Vision and Culture
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A Conversation About a Liberatory Future of Learning

Forecast authors walk through KnowledgeWorks forecast on the future of learning.

Published: June 14, 2022
Topics: 101, Education Equity, Future of Learning