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An article and a powerful conversation: two updates on code name FOEcast

Where does the FOEcast project stand in mid-June 2018? (If you haven’t followed FOEcast, it’s a project to create plans for a future of education and technology initiative.  It’s open, participatory, ongoing, and transnational.  Here’s a good intro.) A bunch of things … Continue reading

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What should a futures project look like? We held a FOEcast event at an unconference to find out.

Last week I participated in an unconference hosted by Arizona State University.  A key part of the event was continuing to develop the FOEcast project (website; my blog posts) through presentations, conversations, and group work.  That was very successful and … Continue reading

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What we’d like to build, and how: findings from our FOECast ideation week

From February  26th through March 2nd, a bunch of us conducted a week of brainstorming, discussion, and prototyping for FOECast.  The idea was to explore what a research project on the future of education and technology could look like. Today I’d … Continue reading

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Learning, thinking, making stuff together: on FOECast’s ideation week

Last week FOECast ran an ideation exercise.  That was five days of online brainstorming and discussion, culminating in making stuff towards a new research project. Shortly I’ll share my sense of the findings.  Here I wanted to reflect on the … Continue reading

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FOECast ideation week concludes with a final push: create!

Today, March 2, we come to the climax of our week of brainstorming a future of education project.  Yes, it’s day #5 of the FOECast ideation week, the final day!  That means a push to create, based on everything we’ve … Continue reading

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FOECast ideation week, day 4: scoping things out

Today, March 1, we continue our week of brainstorming a future of education project.  Yes, it’s day #4 of the FOECast ideation week, and welcome to the first say of March!  Now we start to scope things out. (By the … Continue reading

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Late night thoughts on a fine day of FOECasting

I wanted to share some thoughts after a day and night of energetic discussion. I might ramble a bit here.  What I want to do is reflect on three days of intensive thinking with dozens of people around the world, … Continue reading

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FOECast ideation week, day 3: shaping and refining

Today, February 28, we continue our week of brainstorming a future of education project.  Yes, it’s day 3 of the FOECast ideation week!  Now we start to give forms and shapes to our previous two days’ brainstorming and reflection. Today’s … Continue reading

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FOECast ideation week, day 2: which futuring methods should we use?

Today, February 27, we continue our week of brainstorming a future of education project.  Yes, it’s day #2 of the FOECast ideation week! Yesterday we considered what value we obtained from the Horizon Report and similar projects.  Discussion occurred across many … Continue reading

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FOECast ideation week, day 1: brainstorming and reflection

Today, February 26, we begin our week of brainstorming a future of education project.  Yes, it’s day 1 of the FOECast ideation week! Today’s prompt is, What needs did the Horizon Report meet? Think about it.  How did Horizon inspire … Continue reading

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