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Fostering a Culture of Creativity and Exceptional Learning

Fostering a Culture of Creativity and Exceptional Learning

How to foster a creative culture in schools by driving exceptional learning, engaging in guided ideation, and pushing the depth of teacher and staff ideas from Sandra Nagy, Managing Director at Future Design School.

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Building, Growing & Retaining a Dynamic Teacher Team

Building, Growing & Retaining a Dynamic Teacher Team

Keynote highlights on attracting and retaining top teacher talent from Sarah Prevette, Founder & CEO of Future Design at the 2023 Prizmah Conference.

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Engaging, Evidence-Backed Ideas for Summer and After School Enrichment Programs

Engaging, Evidence-Backed Ideas for Summer and After School Enrichment Programs

In this post: How to implement funded programs, including Problem solving competitions ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMS SKILLS CERTIFICATIONS The incredible opportunities presented to educators through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ESSER ARP) have been a central component in addressing the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on students. With nearly $122 billion available to schools and states, leaders continue to develop creative ways to close the widening achievement gap and prepare for the future.  Funding allocation guidelines for ESSER III states that school leaders should use some funds for summer and after-school programs that “implement evidence-based interventions that respond to...

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Future Design School is Hiring: Project Coordinator

Future Design School is Hiring: Project Coordinator

ABOUT FUTURE DESIGN SCHOOL Future Design School supports deep competency development and skill mastery through exceptional learning experiences. We support leaders looking to develop unique, personalized pathways for their schools, educators and students. Schools across North America leverage our organization for transformational strategy, professional development as well as our robust tools, frameworks and resources. Our proven methodologies combine significant learning generated from our extensive field work around the globe and leverage our deep expertise in strategy development, user centered design and change management. ROLE DESCRIPTION The Project Coordinator at Future Design School is a multifaceted role that encompasses project management,...

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The timetable revolution: Collingwood School’s bold scheduling experiment

The timetable revolution: Collingwood School’s bold scheduling experiment

In the fall of 2020, Collingwood School adopted an approach they called “the 2-5-1,” which splits the year into three blocks. Here’s what they did, and why their approach has been so effective.

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