Journal of Futures Studies

Getting Started in Educational Futuristics

by Arthur B. Shostak

ABSTRACT

K – 12 administrators, teachers, and students can better appreciate the learning rewards possible from Educational Futuristics through employ of action projects. Twelve are outlined below, each well suited to student age and course-specific adaptation. Affordable, engaging, and pragmatic, they combine fun with take away” lessons of lasting value. Careful to mix research with discovery, and scholarship with creativity, the exercises foster cautious optimism, a value at the core of Educational Futuristics. In combination they should help everyone in K-12 education feel a bit more equal to our responsibility to promote a still finer future.

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Journal of Futures Studies

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Taipei, Taiwan 251
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ISSN 1027-6084