Magazine article District Administration

OUTLOOK 2018: DA's Annual Year-Ahead Issue Forecasts Key Education Trends for 2018

Magazine article District Administration

OUTLOOK 2018: DA's Annual Year-Ahead Issue Forecasts Key Education Trends for 2018

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Many things threaten to keep a public education leader up at night. With some issues, it's because they stir excitement and inspiration; but with others, not so much.

To bring the persistent, insomnia-inducing challenges into clearer focus, the 2018 installment of DA's annual Outlook issue gives prominence to the voices of educators and experts who share the solutions that are emerging across the country.

Throughout this issue, you will also find snapshots from superintendents, curriculum directors, principals, teachers and other educators who weigh in on how their day-to-day roles and responsibilities are evolving.

What should happen, what will happen

In our main feature, educators and experts offer two forecasts: what they hope will happen and what they believe will happen in areas such as assessment, social-emotional learning and teaching with technology.

In some cases, the optimism matches the expectations. In other cases, there are concerns that policymakers may continue to head in the wrong direction, particularly on issues such as teacher certification and English language learners.

Artificial intelligence impacts instruction

The teacher's aides of the near future won't be robots, but they may be machines that can help educators respond more quickly and accurately to students' needs for enrichment and intervention. …

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