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Jayson Richardson returns as guest blogger

Jayson Richardson returns as guest blogger

For the week of October 12, Dr. Jayson Richardson will return to Education Futures as a guest blogger. (I will be away in China.) Jayson is an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership in the Watson School of Education at the University of North Carolina Wilmington….

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Teaching Society 3.0 kids

Teaching Society 3.0 kids

I’m back from the ASOMEX technology conference in Monterrey, where we had a series of conversations on educating children of the 21st century. Our discussions were focused on the effective and purposive use of technologies in schools, and were joined by educators at private, English-language…

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Chris Dede: Leapfrog beyond research triangles

Chris Dede: Leapfrog beyond research triangles

Last month, Leapfrog Institutes and Education Futures interviewed Dr. Christopher Dede, Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies, Technology, Innovation, and Education at Harvard University, on what it would take for a state to become a leader in innovation. His answer was quite simple: successful…

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E-competencies: Building human capital for the 22nd century

E-competencies: Building human capital for the 22nd century

Upcoming event: October 31, 2008 Mexico City, Mexico Conference website: www.e-competencies.org The Knowledge Society demands that we leapfrog ahead in our education systems, build a new digital literacy, and improve soft skills (creativity, innovation, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking, among others) that could help all…

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The 21st Century banana

The 21st Century banana

(Quote attributed to Bill Gates)

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eSN TechWatch: Preparing kids for 21st century success

eSN TechWatch: Preparing kids for 21st century success

From eSchool News — Author Daniel Pink discusses what it will take for students to succeed in an outsourced and automated world–and how schools should change their approach to education accordingly:

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Owatonna’s model for the 21st century

Owatonna’s model for the 21st century

At yesterday’s Horizon Forum meeting at the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota, Dr. Steve O’Conner, Director of Instructional Services for Owatonna Public Schools, presented an overview of an initiative in a classroom in Washington Elementary School where a fifth…

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World Competitiveness Ranking – Where is Japan?

World Competitiveness Ranking – Where is Japan?

World Competitiveness. For the first entry of my guest-blogging, this topic would not be too bad, I suppose. Thus, World Competitiveness. According to World Competitive Yearbook 2007 by IMD (International Institute for Management Development), Japan is now ranked in the 24th place, sliding out of…

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BT futurist on Nobels and alien thinking

BT futurist on Nobels and alien thinking

Australia’s Computerworld jumps on the futures bandwagon, and provides insight into the 21st century (in stark contrast to what others are writing on the future). In an interview with British Telecom futurist Ian Pearson, a few daring predictions emerged: 1. “Thinking” is going to seem…

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Global Leapfrog Education

Global Leapfrog Education

Education Futures is the repository of Global Leapfrog Education (formerly ISSN 1933-0200). Contents available online are Volume 1, Number 1 (December 2006): Editors Welcome: Arthur Harkins and John Moravec Learning 2.0: Juan Cristobal Cobo Romani (reviewed by Suzanne Miric) Facilitating 21st Century Education: Leapfrogging Culture…

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