21 trends to watch for their impact on education

What’s driving the changes in education? What are the trends we should be watching?
“Twenty-One Trends for the 21st Century: Out of the Trenches and into the Future” may have the answers. Written by futurist Gary Marx, the book also provides real strategies to develop the leaders needed to manage these trends.

The book is available for $32.50 at www.edweek.org/go/21trends

Here’s a sneak peek at those 21 trends:

  1. Generations
  2. Diversity
  3. Aging
  4. Technology
  5. Identity and privacy
  6. Economy
  7. Jobs and careers
  8. Energy
  9. Environmental/planetary security
  10. Sustainability
  11. International/global
  12. Personalization
  13. Ingenuity 
  14. Depth, breadth, and purposes of education
  15. Polarization
  16. Authority
  17. Ethics
  18. Continuous improvement
  19. Poverty
  20. Scarcity vs. abundance
  21. Personal meaning and work-life balance