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Turning Experience Into Foresight for Young Children and Families

Twenty education, business and community leaders explored what life might be like for children, families, communities and society in 2028.

Published: December 18, 2018
Topics: Early Childhood, Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
2018 Time Capsule: What Will Learning Look Like in Three Years?

KnowledgeWorks celebrated the launch of Forecast 5.0 by creating our own 2018 future of learning time capsule to which staff...

Published: December 17, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
Empathy, Understanding and Play: Considering the Future with Katherine Prince

“If we look at the future with a lens toward ‘we can do better by all people,’ it gives us...

Published: December 6, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
Trends, Patterns and Signals: Five Drivers of Change on the Horizon for Education

Though the future is inherently uncertain, it also rarely arrives unannounced.

Published: December 3, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
Proficiency Scales vs. Traditional Grades: One Teacher’s Perspective

A traditional rubric doesn’t leave room for the kinds of critical feedback students need to achieve success.

Published: November 29, 2018
Topics: Assessement & Accountability
Forecast 5.0 – The Future of Learning: Navigating the Future of Learning

Navigating the Future of Learning is KnowledgeWorks’ fifth comprehensive forecast on the future of learning. A new era is unfolding...

Published: November 27, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
Enhancing Collective Impact to Integrate and Elevate Community Expertise and Authority

Building on the collaborative spirit that launched StrivePartnership, the organization is working with an enhanced approach, which more authentically integrates...

Published: November 26, 2018
Topics: Community Partnerships
Navigating the Future of Learning with the Simon Youth Foundation

Eeducators from Simon Youth Academies grappled with what drivers of change might mean for educational equity, learner agency and education...

Published: November 20, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
Rededicating, Refueling and Reinvigorating our Why

Thanksgiving is an invitation to rededicating ourselves to our why and making a difference in the lives of those most...

Published: November 19, 2018
Reframing Educational Priorities for Future Readiness

What knowledge, skills and dispositions are important for all learners to succeed in the careers that will be launching and...

Published: November 16, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning, Readiness
The Futures of Young Children and Their Families: Early Insights

Young children’s developmental, relational and educational experiences stay relevant long beyond their childhoods and carry significant implications for society.

Published: November 6, 2018
Topics: Early Childhood, Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
How to Begin Implementing Personalized Learning in Your School District

A former superintendent shares tips getting started implementing personalized learning.

Published: November 5, 2018
Topics: 101, Transformation, Vision and Culture
Expanding Meaningful Education Advances Within States: How My Personal Journey in Personalized Learning Started in Nashville

Hearing from education leaders form North Dakota reinforced Terrance Sullivan's excitement about his new role with KnowledgeWorks.

Published: November 2, 2018
Topics: Education Policy
Rethinking English Class in Farmington, Minnesota

A group of English teachers are redesigning the traditional ninth grade curriculum to better serve all learners.

Published: October 29, 2018
Pinterest in the Classroom: Style Versus Substance

Lori Phillips and Robin Kanaan ask about pinteresting your classroom: "In service of what?"

Published: October 25, 2018
Topics: Vision and Culture
Shared Leadership is Key to Scaling Student-Centered Practices at FlexTech in Michigan

FlexTech High School’s Vanguard team is made up of educators who want to serve as a resource for their peers.

Published: October 23, 2018
Topics: Helping Teachers, Vision and Culture
An Elementary School is Helping Students Gain Social Emotional Skills Through Leadership Internships

One school is North Carolina is offering the benefits of internships to elementary school students, and with great results.

Published: October 22, 2018
Topics: Social Emotional Learning
Because Readers of All Ages Should Treat Yo’ Shelf

Get a preview of books by some of the great authors lines up for the 12th annual Books by the...

Published: October 18, 2018
Welcome to the Algorithmic Hiring Center

At the Thrival Festival’s Life.Code Interactive Experience, we simulated a hiring process from the year 2040.

Published: October 17, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
Our Call to Action Starts with One Question: How Are the Children?

How are the children? Until the answer is, “all are well and thriving,” all of us in education have work...

Published: October 16, 2018
Topics: Transformation
ESSA Promises Meaningful Assessments

ESSA provides states flexibility to design personalized education systems that respond to the needs of every student.

Published: October 15, 2018
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
Educators are Coming Together to Scale Personalized Learning in Colorado

Garfield Public School District 16 is partnering with the Colorado Education Initiative to rethink teaching and learning to better support...

Published: October 10, 2018
Topics: Building Capacity, Vision and Culture
Are Today’s Students Ready for Possible Future of Work Contexts? What We Learn from Dennie

The fictional story of Dennie raises important questions about what people might need to know and be able to do...

Published: October 5, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning, Readiness