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By Arthur Shostak

Academic futuristics_a artistic mixture of dynamic pedagogy and evolving futuristics_offers KD12 execs, mom and dad of school-age young ones, and children alike a brand new instrument for upgrading the training that considerably shapes our destiny. This ebook makes a case for its empowering hire, bargains over twenty pragmatic school room routines, warns opposed to employment errors, demands a paradigm shift in KD12 schooling, and info how you can get there from the following. development on a the former publication by way of the writer (Anticipate the varsity You Want), this new booklet responds to questions raised by way of readers of that e-book and provides principles from 11 specialists. distinctive at the shelf of KD12 advocacy fabric, growing the college you will have recommends long-overdue recognition to tomorrow_to methods of constructing, learning, assessing, and making use of forecasts the higher to guarantee a finer the next day.

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Why now? Because EdF can help us tackle current school perplexities. Consider just this one example of a pressing K–12 issue that did not exist at the start of the twenty-first century: “They do it late at night when their parents are asleep. They do it in restaurants and when crossing busy streets. They do it in the classroom with their hands behind their back. ”2 According to the Nielsen Company, in 2008 teenagers in the United States sent or received on average as many as 80 messages a day using their cellular phones.

18. John A. Challenger, “Finding a Job in the 21st Century,” The Futurist, September– October 2009, 30. 19. Edward Gordon, “The Global Talent Crisis,” The Futurist, September-October 2009, 38. 20. Peter McPherson and David Shulenburger, “Yes, We Can Expand Access to Higher Education,” Wall Street Journal, June 20–21, 2009, A-11. 21. David L. Kirp, “College for the Few,” The American Prospect, December 2008, 41. This is a book review of Charles Murray, Real Education: Four Simple Truths for Bringing America’s Schools Back to Reality (New York: Crown Forum, 2008).

They do it in restaurants and when crossing busy streets. They do it in the classroom with their hands behind their back. ”2 According to the Nielsen Company, in 2008 teenagers in the United States sent or received on average as many as 80 messages a day using their cellular phones. They sent an average of 2,272 text messages a month (vs. ”). ”5 Some schools actually ban texting on school grounds. Others designate space and time to accommodate the “addiction,” much as is done with adult smokers.

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