"So You Want to Teach the Future?" A Symposium on Teaching and Learning the Future – Overview

by Stephen F. Steele


Exploring the future is a boundless pursuit. Learning and teaching foresight challenge process and content. It is a dynamic pursuit that extends beyond classrooms, schools, colleges and corporate training rooms. Yet, we have come to a time in which strategies for approaching the future have become critical to a global citizen’s core learning. Unfortunately, how one learns about the future, and perhaps how one teaches the futures are fundamental challenges. The perspectives, tools and techniques for effectively imparting futures knowledge and understanding are expansive and emerging. The spectrum of “how to” impart content and tools regarding the future is an ever-emerging issue.(continue…)

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