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If These College Students Could Re-Design High School, Here’s What It Would Be

Find out how college students answered when we asked them questions about how they learn, what challenges students are facing...

Published: January 5, 2015
Topics: Community Partnerships, Future of Learning
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The Way We’ll Work

I recently had the pleasure of sharing my thoughts about the future of work for a Columbus Business First article,...

Published: December 10, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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Exploring Possibilities for Districts in Texas

Katherine Prince, Jesse Moyer and Jason Swanson collaborated with TASA to involve their members in exploring how they might move...

Published: December 3, 2014
Topics: Education Policy, Future of Learning
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Micro-Credentials Today, Employer-Issued Credentials Tomorrow?

Credentials act as third-party verification of skills and knowledge. They are important in helping to determine the best fit for...

Published: November 24, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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Teaching for Competency Education and Beyond

How might adults support learning in an expanded learning ecosystem in which highly personalized learning environments could become the norm?

Published: November 11, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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TEDxColumbus: The Future of Learning Through Katherine Prince’s Eyes

Guest post by Mary Tighe Our co-worker Katherine Prince, KnowledgeWorks Senior Director of Strategic Foresight, has an adorable, three-year-old daughter...

Published: November 5, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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Innovation Pathways toward Vibrant Learning Ecosystems

KnowledgeWorks innovation pathways framework identifies key systemic levers of transformation that together promise to create a learning ecosystem that is...

Published: October 27, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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Discussing Pathways for Transforming Learning on EduTalk Radio

We see that profound change is on the horizon for education, but how do we get there? That was one...

Published: October 22, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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Innovating Toward a Vibrant Learning Ecosystem: Ten Pathways for Transforming Learning

This framework is designed to help education stakeholders become active agents of change in creating the future.

Published: October 21, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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Meet Jason Swanson: Futurist and Director of Strategic Foresight

The KnowledgeWorks Policy and Strategic Foresight Team has expanded to include Jason Swanson as the Director of Strategic Foresight.

Published: September 23, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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Forecasting the Future of K-12 Teaching: Four Scenarios for a Decade of Disruption®

Forecasting the Future of K-12 Teaching: Four Scenarios for a Decade of Disruption examines how the disruptive changes shaping education...

Published: September 23, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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Will Teaching Diversify into Many Learning Agent Roles?

What might teaching look like in ten years if a diverse set of learning agent roles and activities supported rich,...

Published: September 19, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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Will Learning Agents Outside Schools Form a Supplemental Profession?

What might teaching look like in ten years if today’s public education system does not change significantly but professionals from...

Published: September 18, 2014
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA, Future of Learning
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Will Teachers Take Back the Classroom?

What might teaching look like in ten years if public educators reclaim the learning agenda by helping to shape the...

Published: September 16, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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Will Teaching Become A Plastic Profession?

What might teaching look like in ten years if we do not alleviate current stressors on the profession and do...

Published: September 16, 2014
Topics: Early College High School, Future of Learning
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What Might Teaching Look Like in 10 Years?

What might teaching look like in ten years? How might choices that we make about teaching today affect the design...

Published: September 12, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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Looking through Google Glass to the future of learning

KnowledgeWorks staff had the chance to try out Google Glass and explore possible ways it could be used in education.

Published: September 9, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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Insight from recent White House, U.S. Department of Education forum

The White House and USDOE are calling on communities to work together toward ambitious college success goals through shared plans...

Published: August 8, 2014
Topics: Community Partnerships, Future of Learning
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Cultivating New Cultures of Learning

Last week I had the opportunity to engage in Grantmakers for Education’s 2014 Education Grantmakers Institute at the Harvard School...

Published: July 3, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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Creating the Future of Teaching

As we face dramatic changes to the fundamental structures of education, we need to be intentional about how we design...

Published: June 19, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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Creating Community Learning Landscapes

As the learning ecosystem expands, we see the potential for learning experiences to extend throughout community landscapes.

Published: June 12, 2014
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA, Future of Learning
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Glimpses of the Future of Education

Glimpses of the Future of Education provides context for helping museum staff and education leaders consider how to create a vibrant...

Published: June 5, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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Envisioning New Possibilities for Districts

Could a future school function as a flexible learning space in which students moved fluidly across different kinds of learning...

Published: April 21, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning