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How Will Students With Special Needs Learn in 2030?

Monday, October 28, 2013

By Jahmeelah Gamble, Learning 2030 Blog Contributor Image © WGSI/Brian Emery At first, I admit, I was unsure just how the Learning 2030 Equinox Communiqué could be applicable to high school students with special needs. As an educator who teaches students... more

Tearing Up Friday's Lesson Plan After Learning 2030

Thursday, October 10, 2013

By Mike Maccarone, Learning 2030 Contributor Image © WGSI/Brian Emery Fifteen months ago, I ended an eight year stretch of teaching in a public high school in Newark, NJ.  In that span of time, I offered courses in physics, chemistry, engineering, electronics,... more

Say Goodbye to Marks and Grades...

Thursday, October 3, 2013

By Tim Lougheed, Learning 2030 In-Camera Blogger Image © WGSI/Carrie Warner As we get ready to make our way to the theatre downstairs, I thumb-through the Learning 2030 Communiqué – the three-page road-map to 2030 set to be revealed as TV cameras roll as summit... more

What If Grades Didn't Exist?

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

by Tim Lougheed, Learning 2030 In-Camera Blogger Image © WGSI/Sam Saechao “Most students don’t really understand the marks they receive…” That’s how one participant at the latest Equinox Summit: Learning 2030 describes the conundrum of... more

Can We Build a School for the Whole World?

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

by Tim Lougheed, Learning 2030 In-Camera Blogger Image © WGSI/Michael Bennett After a morning of plenary debate in the theatre, delegates are preparing to dive deep into five of the key topics facing education in 2030: teachers learners content implementation... more

Education Goes Into Detox

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

by Tim Lougheed, Learning 2030 In-Camera Blogger Image © WGSI/Michael Bennett Participants in the Equinox Summit are reaching a critical milestone, as their deliberations shift from talk of goals and vision to specific instructions for action.   They have... more

Initial Behind-Closed-Door Discussions Intense, Deeply Personal

Monday, September 30, 2013

By Tim Lougheed, Learning 2030 In-Camera Blogger Image © WGSI/Michael Bennett "I see more innovation in the slums of Calcutta than in the best schools of Beverly Hills,” said a participant during this first Learning 2030 session in the inner sanctum of the... more

Grappling with a Learning Paradox

Monday, September 30, 2013

By Tim Lougheed, Learning 2030 In-Camera Blogger   As science fiction author William Gibson pointed out, the future has arrived, but it is not yet evenly distributed.   That was how one presenter here set the stage for a discussion of where educational technology is at in 2030.... more

Getting Ready to 'Reboot' High School Learning

Sunday, September 29, 2013

By Tim Lougheed, Learning 2030 In-Camera Blogger Brandon Busteed of Gallup Education delivers keynote  Image © WGSI/Carrie Warner The stage is set. Summit theme music booms from a 200-seat theatre out into the atrium in thundering surround-sound. All this... more

Rebels, Rebooters, and Revolutionaries, oh my!

Saturday, September 28, 2013

by Tim Lougheed, Learning 2030 In-Camera Blogger Images © WGSI/Brian Emery It could be a history-making breakthrough or a recipe for disaster: Collect two dozen dynamic young people from around the world and throw them together in a room for three days to try and re-... more

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