Seattle World's Fair http://www.kplu.org en 5 technologies Seattle-area kids say will rule education http://www.kplu.org/post/5-technologies-seattle-area-kids-say-will-rule-education <p>Fifty years ago a group of Seattle students were asked to make predictions about the &ldquo;classroom of the future,&rdquo; as part of the <a href="http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&amp;File_Id=2290">1962 Century 21 World&rsquo;s Fair</a>. They came back with <a href="http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2017984231_thirdgraders15m.html">a mixed bag</a>: phones that fit in your pocket? Check. Flying cars? Still waiting. (None mentioned high-stakes tests, Lunchables or Wikipedia.)</p><p>This year as part of <a href="http://www.thenextfifty.org">the fair&rsquo;s 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary</a>, the Seattle Center asked students to make their own predictions about what school will look like 50 years from now.</p><p> Thu, 09 Aug 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 5839 at http://www.kplu.org 5 technologies Seattle-area kids say will rule education Art installations part of World's Fair celebration http://www.kplu.org/post/art-installations-part-worlds-fair-celebration <p>Dozens of works of art and performance art pieces have been commissioned for the <a href="http://www.seattlecenter.com/thenextfifty/art.aspx">months-long celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of&nbsp; the 1962 World&#39;s Fair.</a></p><p>Wander around the Seattle Center campus and you&#39;re likely to encounter one of the temporary art installations.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 20:36:46 +0000 Paula Wissel 4829 at http://www.kplu.org Art installations part of World's Fair celebration