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Over 154,000 babies are born in Illinois each year. By the end of my talk today, 10 children will be born. These children will graduate high school in 2036.

Imagine the kind of world these children will inherit.

How do we prepare them for this future world?

Consider just three exponential technologies that are affecting us today and imagine where these technological improvements may be in the year 2036.


Luncheon Keynote Address at the 2018 IL Statewide ESSA Conference

ESSA2018program.pdf (8469 kB)



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