Additional Resources

Arthur Shostak, who serves as a contributing editor for the Utopian Thought section of The Futurist magazine, recommends these resources for school leaders:


  • FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) has accessible, innovative programs that build science and technology skills and interests:

  • The Generation Yes model helps students gain technological skills:

  • World Future Society maintains a Futures Learning section:

Print Materials

  • Anticipate the World You Want: Learning for Alternative Futures by Marsha Lynne Rhea, Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham, Md. Introduction to the contribution futures thinking and methodologies can make in learning environments.

  • Edutopia, a magazine published by the George Lucas Educational Foundation for educators committed to sensible innovation:

  • The Futurist, a bimonthly magazine published by the World Future Society on sociological trends and informed forecasts:

  • “High Schools for Futurism: Nurturing the Next Generation” by Arthur B. Shostak, The Futurist, November-December 2004.