The Future Starts Now
A look at education in the year 2020.
No one can resist trying to peek into the future, whether it’s only to imagine your next birthday present or to guess what the Mad Men cliffhanger will be. But reading the following section is more than a summertime daydream—your job may well depend upon the information contained inside. You already know that predicting the future (and positioning your district for it) is one of those tasks that was never listed in your job description but still needs to be done. Now, here’s your guide. Curious about what classrooms will look like in 2020? Perplexed about what the next big trend will be? Anxious to know how the hot trend in higher ed might affect your schools? All the answers, and much more, follow. Go ahead, take a peek. You’ll feel so confident about the upcoming school year, you might just have more time to daydream about present possibilities.
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