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Virtual Reality in Education: Shifting Perspectives through Immersion and Embodiment

Virtual reality has potential to help learners explore, engage, problem-solve and embody other identities for learning and understanding.

Published: May 30, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
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Leveraging Cross-Sector Opportunities

We must collaborate to help everyone be ready to navigate the new employment and readiness landscape on the horizon.

Published: May 25, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
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Creating Future Graduate Profiles

One way to help in the exploration of what a new foundation for readiness could mean is to create future...

Published: May 18, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
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Exploring the Future of Work Where You Live

We need to take that view to find local leverage points for responding to the changes on the horizon in...

Published: May 11, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
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Exploring Future Readiness Together

Redefining readiness for the emerging era is one of the most urgent issues on the horizon for individual and community...

Published: May 4, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
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New Visions for Learning Require Looking beyond the Classroom

Community-based learning offers many possibilities for authentic, real-world, personalized learning experiences available for all learners.

Published: April 27, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning, Vision and Culture
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Supporting Responsive Learning Environments

Wearables, augmented reality and virtual reality have the potential to support the creation of responsive learning environments.

Published: April 10, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
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Designing the Future of Learning: A Paradigm Change

When groups explore the future of learning in KnowledgeWorks workshops, some interesting possibilities arise.

Published: March 28, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
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Exploring Prospects for Digital Depth Technologies in Education

Explore five future vignettes describing possible ways in which wearables, augmented reality and virtual reality might be used in ten...

Published: March 22, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
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Future-Ready Personalized Learning: Levers of Change

Stewarding education systems through the era shift that is underway is going to take persistent and creative work by many...

Published: March 20, 2018
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA, Future of Learning
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Education Changemaking: Cultivating Learning Ecosystems for the Greater Good

At this time in U.S. education changemaking, we have great opportunity to channel social, political, and economic shifts to create...

Published: March 2, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
Infographic
Poster: Leveraging Digital Depth for Responsive Learning Environment

This poster features vignettes illustrating possibilities for how education might take advantage of wearables, augmented reality and virtual reality.

Published: February 27, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
Publication
Leveraging Digital Depth for Responsive Learning Environments

This paper explores the potential for wearables, augmented reality and virtual reality to help create more responsive learning environments.

Published: February 21, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
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Shaping the Future of Readiness: A Discussion and Facilitation Guide

This discussion guide aims to assist communities in supporting meaningful discussions that lead to concrete next steps that support future...

Published: January 30, 2018
Topics: Community Partnerships, Future of Learning
Infographic
What’s Next for Changemakers Infographic

This infographic illustrates the four scenarios from "Shaping the Future of American Public Education: What’s Next for Changemakers?" and offers...

Published: January 10, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
Publication
Shaping the Future of American Public Education: What’s Next for Changemakers?

This paper looks at key questions about the impacts of our collective efforts to improve American public education.

Published: December 19, 2017
Topics: Future of Learning
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Opportunities to Shape the Future of Postsecondary and Higher Education

When KnowledgeWorks’ strategic foresight team worked with leaders and innovators across education to explore implications of our comprehensive ten-year forecast,...

Published: October 26, 2017
Topics: Future of Learning, Higher Education
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Redefining Readiness: A New Foundation for New Futures of Work

Work is changing rapidly as the rise of smart machines and the decline of full-time employment raise uncertainties about the...

Published: October 20, 2017
Topics: Future of Learning
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A Futurist Freak-Out: My Personal Response to a Platform-Based Future of Work

As a foresight professional, I’ve been trained to create scenarios that contain a mix of positive and negative elements. Taking...

Published: August 7, 2017
Topics: Future of Learning
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Social-Emotional Skills: The Core of Future Readiness

Sometimes my five-year-old daughter Chloe melts down at bath time. Her behavior is pretty typical of a tired child: running...

Published: June 29, 2017
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA, Future of Learning
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Redefining Readiness for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

An artificial intelligence recently scored a million points in the classic Atari game Ms. Pac-Man using a technique called reinforcement...

Published: June 21, 2017
Topics: Future of Learning
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Thinking Beyond the Schoolhouse

My ten-year-old nephew is in fourth grade in North Carolina. He plays the recorder, as all fourth graders in North...

Published: May 26, 2017
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA, Future of Learning
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Three Students Win for Imagining #FutureEd

KnowledgeWorks and Teach the Future are thrilled to announce the winners of the Imagine FutureEd™ student design competition!

Published: May 18, 2017
Topics: Future of Learning
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Creating Personalized, Community-Oriented Learning Pathways

At KnowledgeWorks, we work to foster meaningful personalized learning for all young people to help them prepare for college, career,...

Published: May 1, 2017
Topics: Community Partnerships, Future of Learning