Most American youth don't get what they need from high school. There are lots of reasons --some economic, some cultural, some educational. Two root problems are how we've defined the finish line and how we communicate success. Tom shares his thoughts on the current high school credentialing system and the questions he wishes a new system would answer.
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In this new world where anyone can learn anything, anywhere -- how we track, verify, and share capabilities is becoming a big deal. Tune in to this podcast with Parchment CEO, Matt Pittinsky to learn more about the future of transcripts.
March 25, 2018
By: Jonathan Rochelle, Katherine Prince and Tom Vander Ark. One thing we know for sure--tomorrow will be more complex than today. We've entered a new era that's driven by artificial intelligence and education must adapt. Our students deserve a new set of learning priorities (not just more added to a crowded set of learning objectives).
March 12, 2018
At SXSW EDU last week we hosted a meetup to discuss the implications of artificial intelligence on education. Thought leaders and forward thinkers discussed what's happening, what it means and how we can prepare.
January 24, 2018
What skills will students need for the jobs of the future? How will the automation economy impact the employment landscape? Tom and Emily dive into the future of work and how schools can best support students and help them become career ready.
January 22, 2018
Tom discusses Pavel Luksha's new report on what graduates should know and be able to do. The report reviews global trends, changes in work and the implications for education.
January 15, 2018
Despite more global investment in EdTech, not much happened in 2017. Here's a look at where the innovation is happening and two issues that could use more attention from public private partnerships--a barrier and an opportunity
January 03, 2018
Post 6 of our #RemakeLearning series shares discussions from the #EdResearchSummit that included the 10 aspects of the #FutureofLearning.
December 20, 2017
According to a new report by the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission's science and knowledge service, Blockchain will end paper based certificates, automate the award, recognition and transfer of credits, increase learner ownership and control over their own data, reduce institution...
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What does the future of learning look like? More specifically what could we see in 2018? Here's 15 predictions from Tom.