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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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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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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: May 15, 2014
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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
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Supporting Districts as the Learning Ecosystem Expands

As education goes through a time of disintermediation, learners and their families will have many options for deciding what learning...

Published: April 14, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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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
Article
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
Article
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
Article
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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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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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