#DisruptEDU

By Anthony Speranza | Disrupting the traditional education paradigm for the better. More at https://anthsperanza.com/disruptedu/

Stranded In The Future

<b>Leaders are effectively preparing to leave people stranded in the future…by not preparing our organizations and the individuals within, for the</b> …

Innovation

Disruptive Innovation

Education is ripe for disruptive change leading to innovative practices that improve learning outcomes for our students. What might have worked in …

How My Schooling Ruined My Education

Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?<p>I believe passionately that we do not grow into …

Primary Schools Will Evolve Faster | The Digital Evolution of Schooling

<b>Mal Lee and Roger Broadie</b><p>A decade plus study of the digital evolution of the pathfinder affirms to the authors that in general terms primary – or …

Education

American Schools Are Training Kids for a World That Doesn’t Exist

Are Americans getting dumber?<p>Our math skills are falling. Our reading skills are weakening. Our children have become less literate than children in …

Education and accelerated change: The imperative for design learning

<b>Education in the era of continuous technological disruption</b>Discussions on the impact of “technological disruption” writ large are now so common as to …

Innovation

Rethinking Reshaping Schools

Rethinking Reshaping Schools<p><b>For too long, devotion to the traditional school schedule and organization has hindered major school reform, according to</b> …

Education

Considering An AGILE Approach Towards The Speed Of Change And Accelerated Obsolescence

Embed from Getty Images <i>“We believe the real secret sauce in looking to the future and staying agile lies in your organization’s openness and</i> …

Fast & Furious

Framework: The role of Humans in the Future of Work

Yesterday I gave the keynote on <b>Creating the Future of Work</b> at The End of Nine to Five.<p>For the last years in addressing the future of work I have …

Futurism

What Could Education Look Like In The Future?

A series of recent activities, events and discussions have seen me imagining a range of future education scenarios. So, this post is an attempt to …

Education

Accommodating Linear and Non Linear Growth | The Digital Evolution of Schooling

<i>In posting this piece we appreciate we are – once again – addressing a development that has likely never been considered in school growth, but it is</i> …

Education

It Is 2017 – Are We Serious About Modernising Education Yet?

<b>By Peter West</b>“Are we there yet?” These are not the words any parent wants to hear from the children in the back seat a few minutes into a holiday …

Education

Are Schools Like Dinosaurs?

<b>By Steve Francis</b><p>Whilst this question is challenging and confronting, it is vital that educators consider the issue of the relevance of schooling …

Education

Teacher professional learning pedagogy needs to change too

For too long now education conferences and professional learning events have prolonged a traditional “sage on the stage” approach. It is lazy and it …

“Well, Duh!” — 10 Obvious Truths That We Shouldn’t Be Ignoring

AMERICAN SCHOOL BOARD JOURNAL<p>April 2011<p>“Well, Duh!” — Ten Obvious Truths That We Shouldn’t Be Ignoring<p>By Alfie Kohn<p>The field of education bubbles …

Education

8 digital life skills all children need – and a plan for teaching them

A generation ago, IT and digital media were niche skills. Today, they are a core competency necessary to succeed in most careers.<p>That’s why digital …

Big data reveals the skills young people need

Over the past year the Foundation for Young Australians has built an evidence base of what the future of work will look like and the skills young …

Data Management

Creative Destruction Teams

Embed from Getty Images <i>“Our organizations tend to be good at what was important yesterday.”</i> -via <i>Creative Destruction: Why Companies That Are Build to</i> …

Creativity

The Future of Work: Trends and Toolsets

<i>Last month I wrote a report for a client about the future of work. In my contract is a clause that says that, apart from anything commercially</i> …

The Workplace

Learning is the work of the future

<i>Editor’s Note: Four years ago, we held our first Global Education Symposium, where we invited ministries of education and thought leaders from around</i> …

Education

The Moons are Aligning

I was lucky. I completed my teaching degree in the 1970’s during a time of new ideas, new directions and new thinking. It wasn’t just a time for …

As the pace of technological advancements grows, just what jobs – if any – will we be doing in the future?

As much as a consensus between futurists, philosophers, entrepreneurs and technologists is possible, there is bad news and good news regarding the …

Humans Are Underrated

<i>Read QA With Geoff on Humans are Underrated Here</i><p><b>As technology races ahead, what will people do better than computers?</b><p>What hope will there be for us …

Artificial Intelligence

Are schools agile enough to evolve with society?

<i>This text was originally prepared for Educational Services Australia and published on the Scootle Lounge, and has been modified to suit this …

Education

9 Ideas Education Is Having Trouble Responding To

<b>9 Ideas Education Is Having Trouble Responding To</b><p><i>Ed note: This post has been updated from a post we published this summer.</i><p>As education changes, it …

Time to redesign curriculum for the digital age

In too many schools, technology integration has come to mean retrofitting new technology to outdated curriculum. Digital tools are tacked onto …

Against the Flow Leadership

Change is uncomfortable for virtually everyone. I am the first person who will say that the process is not easy or absent of difficult challenges. …

It Takes Courage to Make Schools Better

Courage is not something that is reserved for leaders. Anyone who wants to see a school improve needs it -- and needs to be prepared to initiate and …

Why Don’t We Differentiate Professional Development?

As I prepare for another afternoon of district-provided professional development activities, I always make sure that I bring plenty of work to do …