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Creating the school you want : learning @ tomorrow's edge

Author: Arthur B Shostak
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, ©2010.
Series: Series in educational futuristics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Unique on the shelf of KD12 advocacy material, this book recommends long-overdue attention to tomorrow_to ways of making, studying, assessing, and employing forecasts the better to assure a finer  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur B Shostak
ISBN: 9781607096436 9781607096443 1607096439 1607096447 9781607096450 1607096455
OCLC Number: 495996691
Description: xxviii, 230 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Educational futuristics --
Making a case for educational futuristics --
Dynamic encounter--2008-2020 : the venerable classroom meets four irresistible forces of change / by David Pearce Snyder --
Can-do tools --
Scenario planning : a remarkable tool for transforming our worst fears into our best hopes for the future / by Laura Lefkowits --
Getting educational futuristics started --
Scenarios from Future Problem Solving Program International (FPSPI) / by Marianne Solomon and FPSPI staffers --
Upgrading educational futuristics --
Ideal high school, new school day : year 2020 (log in: Cyber school bus. World history : teleport to Pangaea Virtual Island in avatar dress code [Arab]. Prepare to represent Palestinian authority. Review Oslo accords.) / by Robert L. Frantz --
Ignoring educational futuristics --
Educational futuristics and greening turmoil --
Optimistic environmentalism : a guide for the responsible educator / by Tsvi Bisk --
Educational futuristics and a paradigm shift --
Fixing has failed--let's revolutionize K-12 / by Joseph Coates --
From the three Rs to the four Cs : emerging technologies' positive and transformative impact on K-12 education over the next decades / by William Crossman --
Educational futuristics : delivery possibilities --
Future, foresight, and fulfillment : incorporating futuring in an International Baccalaureate Programme--a work in progress / by Stephen F. Steele and Mary Austin --
The journey of wonder writers / by Govil Gupta --
Educational futuristics tomorrow --
Neurons, networks, and learning : what neuroscience means for K-12 education / by Daniel I. Shostak --
Beyond rote learning : how online education moves schools to higher consciousness / by William E. Halal --
Epilogue --
Vision 2021 proposes grant possibilities and capabilities for learning / by Marsha Rhea --
K-12 learning at the World Future Society : we see farther and better when we look together / by Timothy C. Mack.
Series Title: Series in educational futuristics.
Responsibility: edited by Arthur B. Shostak.

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