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Future Fictions: Anticipating the changing role of museums in education

In the Future of Museums' future fiction competition, some respondents anticipate fundamental shifts in learning while others projected smaller changes.

Published: April 19, 2016
Topics: Future of Learning
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Learning Beyond the School Walls

What is learning happened beyond the school walls and throughout the entire community? Katherine Prince explores what that could look...

Published: April 5, 2016
Topics: Future of Learning
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The Nature of Work: Then, Now, and Our Future Machine Partnerships

Consider how much work has changed in the last 10 years. How could it look in the next decade? And...

Published: March 31, 2016
Topics: Future of Learning
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I might be a “Pop-Up Reality Producer” in #FutureEd. What about you?

Katherine Prince took the VibrantED.org quiz to find out what role she could play in the future of learning. What...

Published: February 23, 2016
Topics: Community Partnerships, Future of Learning
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Museums Can Star in a Vibrant Future of Education

Museums have the potential to play a starring role in making the future of education vibrant. How can you play...

Published: February 16, 2016
Topics: Community Partnerships, Future of Learning
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Find Your Fit in the Future of Learning

The world that VibrantED inhabits is highly customized, highly personalized, and just might just have the perfect fit for you.

Published: January 28, 2016
Topics: Future of Learning
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This Could be the Moment

This could be the moment we’ve been waiting for, when we can really move forward with personalized learning.

Published: December 15, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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Forecast 4.0 – The Future of Learning: Education in the Era of Partners in Code

KnowledgeWorks’ fourth comprehensive forecast on the future of learning explores provocations at the intersection three impact layers and five drivers...

Published: December 1, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Imagining the future: Check Out Our Brand New Forecast

The Future of Learning: Education in the Era of Partners in Code forecasts an era shift, not just for education...

Published: November 30, 2015
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Shaping the Future of Grantmaking

Katherine Prince explores how the future of grantmaking could help encourage transformative approaches to education.

Published: November 4, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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Watch a Preview of Our Next Forecast!

In November, KnowledgeWorks will be releasing our fourth full forecast on the future of learning, “Education in the Era of...

Published: September 18, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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From Pipelines to Professionals

We need to make sure that the US has enough qualified educators in the right places and address the impact...

Published: August 24, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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Delve Into a New Era at SXSWedu

KnowledgeWorks submitted a proposal for a South by Southwest EDU session, which focuses on our next future forecast. Learn more and...

Published: August 20, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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Exploring the Future Education Workforce: New Roles for an Expanding Learning Ecosystem

As education continues to change, educator roles will need to adapt to expanding learning environments in which students learn in...

Published: August 19, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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Moving Away From ‘One Size Fits No One’ to Learner-Centered Ecosystems

More and more organizations and communities are taking an ecosystem approach to supporting learning.

Published: July 30, 2015
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How Might Education Help Inmates Contribute to Their Communities?

As explored in “Cultivating Interconnections for Vibrant and Equitable Learning Ecosystems,” learners living in incarcerated settings can face particular challenges

Published: July 7, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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What Might Expand Learning Infrastructure in Rural Communities?

As explored in “Cultivating Interconnections for Vibrant and Equitable Learning Ecosystems,” learners living in rural communities can face particular challenges.

Published: July 2, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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What Might Expand Job Mobility in Disrupted Suburbs?

As explored in “Cultivating Interconnections for Vibrant and Equitable Learning Ecosystems,” learners and families living in disrupted suburbs can face...

Published: June 26, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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What Might Make Urban Dropout Rates Plummet?

As explored in our recent paper, “Cultivating Interconnections for Vibrant and Equitable Learning Ecosystems,” learners living in urban areas can...

Published: June 24, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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Cultivating Vibrant Learning Ecosystems in High-Need Geographies

This is the first of a five-part blog series on creating equitable and vibrant learning ecosystems for all students, no...

Published: June 12, 2015
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Cultivating a Vibrant and Equitable #FutureEd

A #FutureEd Twitter chat put a sharp focus on some of the needs that future ecosystems need to address.

Published: June 10, 2015
Topics: Education Policy, Future of Learning
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Cultivating Ecosystem Interconnections

“Cultivating Interconnections for Vibrant and Equitable Learning Ecosystems” explores how education stakeholders might make the expanding learning ecosystem vibrant for...

Published: June 4, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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Cultivating Interconnections for Vibrant and Equitable Learning Ecosystems

This paper focuses on four high-need areas: low-income urban neighborhoods, disrupted suburbs, low-income rural communities and incarcerated settings.

Published: June 1, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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The Stuff of Forecasting

A colleague likes to joke that forecasting is akin to sausage making: the end products are great, but he doesn’t...

Published: May 26, 2015
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA, Future of Learning