Encouraging Progressive Thought Dr. L. Robert Furman
Educator | Leader | Speaker | Scholar | Author
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Dr. L. Robert Furman is an educator, leader, scholar, speaker and author; but most notably, Dr. Rob is a true champion for education in the 21st century. Beyond speaking at venues across the country, Dr. Rob is also a contributing Educational blogger for The Huffington Post as well as Ed Tech Review. He has received numerous prestigious awards, such as being named in the National School Board Association’s 20 To Watch in technology education and an ISTE Best Selling Author.
Dr. Rob delivers keynote presentations, plenary lectures, break-out strategy sessions, workshops, panel discussions and more, custom tailored for groups of all interests and sizes.
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Dr. Rob's Review Ease of Use Digital Age Skill Relevance Elementary Use Middle School Use High School Use Summary This site is one of my favorites. It can be used to enhance just about any of the digital age skills I discuss in my book. Countable is a site dedicated to our government and the […]
There are two technologies that have really captured the attention of educators as well as futurists. These are artificial intelligence and virtual reality. What are the implications of these new technologies in education? Quite simply they can revolutionize our educational system. The question is, at what cost to the educator? There are many articles that […]
Dr. Rob’s full Future Ready Challenge presentation at the Kentucky Society for Technology in Education 2017 Spring Conference in Louisville, KY. Dr. Rob discusses how technology can play a significant role in preparing students for achievement in the future. The presentation includes questions and answers with conference attendees and information about the skills needed to […]
When should students begin to learn about the future? Should they learn about the future at all? That’s a rhetorical question, of course, because the future is not yet part of any curriculum that I know of. Nevertheless, the South Park Elementary Center is one of the few schools that have actually taught the future. […]
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Dr. Rob Furman and Keith Reeves take an in-depth look at the effects the new presidential administration may have on the future of education in the United States. Betsy DeVos’s suitability as Secretary of Education is discussed along with parental concerns. Will Education Survive 4 Years Under New Administration? Share your thoughts with us by […]
Register for the PA Association for Middle Level Education (PAMLE) / PA Association of Student Assistance Professionals (PASAP) State Conference here: http://pamle.org/conference2017 Dr. Robert Furman will be presenting two sessions on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at The Penn Stater Conference Center, State College, PA 1:45 – 2:45 PM Motivating the Reluctant Reader Through Technology In this […]
Register now for the Kentucky Society for Technology in Education (KySTE) Spring Conference, March 8-10, 2017 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, KY. Registration Link Dr. Rob will be presenting on March 9; at 10:30 am attendees will be asked to participate in the Are You Future Ready Challenge and at 2 pm, Dr. […]
The concept of history repeating itself is an interesting notion when considering what the future may hold for public education. Right now, in the United States, I would say that Public Education is in quite a precarious position. Let’s take a look at our past to see if we can predict what might be in […]