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School Day of the Future

Future School Day Should Be Based on the Real World

Continuing the series on the future school day, here’s how Rob Lippincott, PBS Senior Vice President, Education, believes the ideal should be. Learning is a dynamic, just-in-time, fully interactive set of experiences that add up to life. We are ALL learning at ALL times. Schooling is a societal structure designed to accomplish a frustratingly amorphous … Continue reading Future School Day Should Be Based on the Real World →

Work or Fun? The Future School Day Blurs the Boundary

When kids are having fun, they don’t even realize they’re working. The learning process happens organically: curiosity is piqued, and their quest to learn is turned on like a light switch. Off they go. Dr. Sugata Mitra’s vision of the future school day revolves around the flip of that switch. And everything in his experience, … Continue reading Work or Fun? The Future School Day Blurs the Boundary →

School Day of the Future: Learning in 2025

What will a typical school day in the year 2020 (or beyond) look like? How and where will kids learn? What will be the role of the teacher, the parent, the education community? Over the coming weeks, I’ll post responses from respected authorities on the field byway of articles, video interviews, and innovative projects. We’ll … Continue reading School Day of the Future: Learning in 2025 →

Envision the School Day of the Future

  By all accounts, the education community is in the midst of a profound shift, straddling between the constraints of its legacy while pushing for much-needed change. Part of the anxiety around these changes is the uncertainty of the future. No one wants to experiment with the welfare of our kids, but at the same … Continue reading Envision the School Day of the Future →

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