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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:

Websites

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

  • The Generation Yes model helps students gain technological skills: http://genyes.com

  • World Future Society maintains a Futures Learning section: www.wfs.org

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: www.edutopia.org.

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

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