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21 Things That Will Be Obsolete by 2020

Flickr: Corey Leopold Inspired by Sandy Speicher’s vision of the designed school day of the future, reader Shelly Blake-Plock shared his own predictions of that ideal day. How close are we to this? The post was written in December 2009, and Blake-Plock says he’s seeing some of these already beginning to come to fruition. [Update: … Continue reading 21 Things That Will Be Obsolete by 2020 →

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A Challenge to Doubters: Do Something Impossible

Make Your Own List. Make Your Own Future. The article “21 Things That Will be Obsolete in 2020” has elicited a range of responses from readers. One describes a school where much of the predictions are already happening, while others convey serious doubt that any of these will come to fruition — whether it’s due … Continue reading A Challenge to Doubters: Do Something Impossible →

A Glimpse into Future Schools

Education Next’s report on five schools that exemplify the model of the future school includes the Denver School of Science and Technology and Carpe Diem Collegiate High School. Here’s an excerpt from the comprehensive article written by Jonathan Schorr and Deborah McGriff. Future Schools: Blending face-to-face and online learning DSST Public Schools The constant, real-time … Continue reading A Glimpse into Future Schools →

What kids learn at a young age will determine whether they're prepared for a future full of unknowns.

How Do We Prepare Our Children for What’s Next?

When most of us were deciding what to major in at college, the word Google was not a verb. It wasn’t anywhere close to being conceived at all. Neither was Wikipedia or the iPhone or YouTube. We made decisions about our future employment based on what we knew existed at the time. We would become … Continue reading How Do We Prepare Our Children for What’s Next? →

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