Learning Futures events

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How Will We Learn in the Future?

April 14, 2021
9:00 am – 10:00 am Pacific / 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Eastern

New America is hosting a webinar event with all three science fiction short story authors from the 2021 Learning Futures series by Future Tense Fiction. This series is supported by the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University, as part of its work on Learning Futures and Principled Innovation.

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Project Springboard: Reimagining School Post COVID

April 28, May 12, May 26, and June 9, 2021

Join Arizona State University and an inspiring group of leaders and experts — including Christina Kishimoto, Pasi Sahlberg, Tony Wagner, Valerie Greenhill and Ted Dintersmith — for a series of 4+1 design studio sessions to help you empower your school or district to set the stage for unparalleled progress as you move from this disrupted school year into the upcoming 2021-22 school year.


Past events

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Join us on Thursday, March 4 for an online discussion of the short story, “The Trolley Solution” by Shiv Ramdas. This story is the third in a series for Future Tense Fiction presented by Slate and Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, as part of its Learning Futures and Principled Innovation work.

Illustration from the void

Join us on Thursday, March 4 for an online discussion of the short story, “The Void” by Leigh Alexander. This story is the second in a series for Future Tense Fiction presented by Slate and Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, as part of its Learning Futures and Principled Innovation work.

Illustration by Natalie Matthews-Ramo/Slate

Join us for an online discussion with Simon Brown, the author of the short story “Speaker” — published through Future Tense Fiction as part of a series on Learning Futures — and Dr. Iveta Silova, professor and director of the Center for the Advanced Studies in Global Education at ASU.