Knowmad Society

by John Moravec

Number of pages: 272

Publisher: Education Futures LLC

BBB Library: Education

ISBN: 9780615742090

About the Author

Moravec is an education futurist, co-initiator of the Invisible Learning project, and the editor of Education Futures.


Editorial Review

In this book, nine authors from three continents, ranging from academics to business leaders, share their visions for the future of learning and work. Educational and organizational implications are uncovered, experiences are shared, and the contributors explore what it's going to take for individuals, organizations, and nations to succeed in Knowmad Society.

Book Reviews

"Knowmad Society explores the future of learning, work, and how we relate with each other in a world driven by accelerating change, value networks, and the rise of knowmads." Education Futures

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Wisdom to Share

In a Sudbury school, learning occurs most often in the “invisible” realm, as non-formal, informal, and serendipitous learning.

Democratic schools are designed around the concept that children come into the world explicitly designed to educate themselves through their self-directed play and exploration.

In the knowmadic rote, “just in case” memorization needs to be replaced with learning that is intended to be personally meaningful for all participants in the learning experience.

The invisible learning approach to technology is purposive, pragmatic and centered at improving the human experience at its core.

When we focus on how to learn, not what to learn, learning becomes invisible.

Today’s stakeholders in our youths’ future must prepare kids for futures that none of us can even dream are possible.

Predictably, the impacts of accelerating technological and social changes on education are enormous.

Knowmads can instantly reconfigure and recontextualize their work environments, and greater mobility is creating new opportunities.

A Knowmand is a person who is a creative, imaginative, innovative and can work with almost anybody, anytime, and anywhere.