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The Future Trends Forum leaps into 2017

After a holiday break (and nice online party) the Future Trends Forum is roaring back for the new year. First, a glance back.  The Forum launched on February 11th, 2016, almost one year ago, with Audrey Watters as our first … Continue reading

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The next 15 years of high school graduates

What will the high school graduate population look like in the near- and medium-term future?  A new Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) study, Knocking at the College Door, looks at graduation rates through 2032, and thereby offers some … Continue reading

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It’s time to upgrade our CRAAP detectors

Mike Caulfield’s long post about digital literacy has been getting some attention, as it should.  He thoughtfully tests some digital literacy tools against real world problems.  Caulfield also mixes in the Stanford study (my notes here).  Read the whole thing, … Continue reading

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Moving forward in dark times: two inspirations

Where do we go for inspiration and optimism? I’ve been asking myself this over the past half year, especially when I’ve been submerged in dark times.  Obviously the Trump election has been a force for depression.  2016 has for many … Continue reading

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Me making more media: how can it be sustained in 2017?

Yesterday I posted about having two big decisions to make, looking ahead to 2017.  Both decisions concern the various future of education and technology content projects I run, including the FTTE report and the Future Trends Forum.  Thursday’s post was … Continue reading

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What futures work should I do in 2017? Podcasts, games, Twitter storms, and the specter of FOE

I have two big decisions to make, looking ahead to 2017.  Both are about the various future of education and technology media content projects I run, including the FTTE report and the Future Trends Forum.  I’m blogging here to brainstorm … Continue reading

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What is our online book club becoming?

Our online book club’s reading of We Make the Road by Walking continues.  And it’s becoming something both new and awesome. Ten days ago I tried to summarize all of the activity going on by looking at the many things fellow … Continue reading

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