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Transforming District Governance: Exploring Education in the Year 2025 with NSBA

At the National School Board Association’s annual conference, I had the pleasure of sharing insights from KnowledgeWorks’ strategic foresight publications...

Published: April 9, 2014
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA, Future of Learning
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New Value Propositions for De-Institutionalizing Times

Like educational institutions, museums and other cultural organizations face exciting opportunities to enrich learning and support young people as we...

Published: April 4, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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Forecasting Student Needs in 2025 and Beyond

The Student Needs 2025+ research project is forecasting baseline and alternate scenarios for six domains.

Published: April 3, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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Learning Corridors

As learning de-institutionalizes, we are moving toward an expanded learning ecosystem that has the potential to provide radically personalized learning...

Published: March 14, 2014
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA, Future of Learning
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It’s Time for Transformation

Yesterday the Donnell-Kay Foundation announced ReSchool Colorado, “a game changing, multi-year effort to create a new state public education system...

Published: February 26, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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The Reality of Custodial Care

“Let’s face it, parents want schools to provide free babysitting,” a district superintendent said in one of my recent workshops...

Published: February 17, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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A Local Responsibility

When leading a workshop on the future of learning for the New Mexico Coalition of Educational Leaders last week, Katherine...

Published: January 21, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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Catch a Glimpse into the Future of Learning

this infographic tells the big story of changes we believe point the way toward a diverse learning ecosystem in which...

Published: July 16, 2013
Topics: Future of Learning
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A Glimpse into the Future of Learning: An Infographic

A Glimpse into the Future of Learning: An Infographic tells the big story of KnowledgeWorks third forecast on the future of...

Published: July 1, 2013
Topics: Future of Learning
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Disruption Digest

An quick narrative digest of the big story and five disruptions of our third full forecast on the future of...

Published: June 27, 2013
Topics: Future of Learning
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Forecast 3.0: Recombinant Education: Regenerating the Learning Ecosystem

An action-oriented update to KnowledgeWorks second full forecast on the future of learning, 2020 Forecast: Creating the Future of Learning,...

Published: September 1, 2012
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Learning Artifacts from 2025

Based on elements of KnowledgeWorks' 2020 Forecast, these artifacts of the future illustrate tools and services that could support learners...

Published: October 24, 2011
Topics: Future of Learning
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World of Learning Attribute Cards

Download printable attribute cards for the World of Learning.

Published: October 15, 2011
Topics: Future of Learning
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Learning Agents

Educator" has a very specific meaning to most of us, but as the learning ecosystem diversifies, new agents of learning...

Published: September 26, 2011
Topics: Future of Learning
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Learner Personas

To bring the possibility of "amplified" learners to life, KnowledgeWorks and Collective Invention created a series of learner experiences and...

Published: August 22, 2011
Topics: Future of Learning
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The Learning System of 2025

These four scenarios reflect two critical uncertainties: whether the learning system will be a learning oasis or a learning desert...

Published: August 15, 2011
Topics: Future of Learning
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Scenario Overview

This infographic shares four scenarios, helping readers imagine what learning may look like in 2025.

Published: August 15, 2011
Topics: Future of Learning
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The Future of Learning Agents and Disruptive Innovation

Discover new roles that may be organizing learning for our kids in the future, and figure out how we can...

Published: August 9, 2011
Topics: Future of Learning
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Creating a New World of Learning: A Toolkit for Changemakers

Creating a New World of Learning: A Toolkit for Changemakers is a guide to help individuals and organizations become active catalysts and...

Published: April 19, 2011
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Innovation Research Briefings

In 2007, KnowledgeWorks hosted a series of four convenings in which education experts explored topics raised in the organization’s first...

Published: March 28, 2011
Topics: Building Capacity, Future of Learning, Overcoming Challenges
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Models of Learning

This series of briefs, building on information in the 2020 Forecast from 2011, outlines examples of existing efforts that signal...

Published: March 28, 2011
Topics: Future of Learning
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Policy Briefs Exploring the Drivers of Change Presented in the 2020 Forecast

These policy briefs, produced by KnowledgeWorks and McREL International, speak to policymakers who are similarly committed to shaping the future...

Published: March 28, 2011
Topics: Future of Learning
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2020 Forecast Update

An action-oriented update to KnowledgeWorks second full forecast on the future of learning, 2020 Forecast: Creating the Future of Learning,...

Published: March 11, 2011
Topics: Future of Learning
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2020 Forecast: Creating the Future of Learning

2020 Forecast: Creating the Future of Learning reveals how many of our fundamental relationships are being reimagined and recreated in ways...

Published: September 20, 2010
Topics: Future of Learning