Experts’ 2018 Top Learning Predictions!

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Do you agree with hot leadership predictions listed over at the Edvocate by Matthew Lynch. Predictions come from dozens of forward thinking experts below – about learning’s fate in 2018?

Below are many experts we value and you can find each of their predictions over at at The Edvocate

1. Tacy Towbridge

Global Lead, Education Programs, Adobe

Twitter: @tacytrow


2. Glenn Wiebe

Education Consultant, Essdack

Twitter: @glennw98

3. Kathy Schrock, Educational Technologist


Twitter: @kathyschrock



4. . Dr. Marilyn Price-Mitchell

Developmental Psychologist

Founder, Roots of Action

Twitter: @DrPriceMitchell

5. Kelly Keena, PhD.


Education Consultant, UL Xplorlabs



6. Dr. Spike Cook, Principal


Lakeside Middle School, Millville, NJ

Twitter: @drspikecook



7. Kathi Kersznowski


Technology Integration Specialist

Washington Township Public Schools

Twitter: @kerszi


8. Alejandra Guzman


Secondary Science Strategist Los Fresnos CISD

Twitter: @aguzmanscience    Blog:


9. Maya Ajmera


President and CEO of Society for Science & the Public

Twitter: @MayaAjmera


10. Dr. Rick L. Robins

Juab School District Superintendent

Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools  Twitter: @juabwasp1

11. Marcela Gómez

Mechanical Engineer, STEAM Teacher, Coach and Consultant. Teacherpreneur. Independent Researcher.

English Teacher Colegio de la Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana. Medellín, Colombia. Twitter: @MarcelaSTEM

12. Dr . Brad Gustafson


Elementary Principal and author of “Renegade Leadership”

Twitter: @GustafsonBrad

13. Eric Cantor


CEO, New Mountain Learning

Twitter: @emcschool

14. Jason Glass


Jeffco Public Schools

Superintendent & Chief Learner Twitter: @COJasonGlass   

15. Dr. Ellen Weber

Mita International Brain Center

Twitter: @ellenfweber

16. Sarah-Jane Thomas


Twitter: @sarahdateechur



17. Matt Harris, Ed.D.

International Educational Technology Consultant

Twitter: @mattharrisedd

18. Todd Brekhus, President of myON


Twitter: @ToddBrekhus




19. Jacqui M


Adjunct Professor/Mentor/Teacher/Author Twitter: @askatechteacher


20. Jill McEldowney and Cathy Henry

Co-Founders & Creators at The Curriculum Corner

Curriculum Resource Consultants

Twitter: @curriculumcornr

21. Joël McLean

Principal and Leadership Coach

Pedagogical Leader at CFORP (currently   Twitter: @jprofNB


22. Marina Umaschi Bers, PhD.

Professor at the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University and Co-Founder and Chief Scientist at KinderLab Robotics   Twitter: @marinabers

23. Richard Lawson

Mitsui Professor of Data, Systems, and Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


24. Matt Guyan

Solutions Developer at B Online Learning

Twitter: @MattGuyan


25. Dr. Stephen G. Peters



Twitter: @stephengpeters


26. Shantell Thaxton Berrett

Lead Pro

fessional Development and Dyslexia Specialist for Reading Horizons

Twitter: @ReadingHorizons

27. Jason Stricker, CEO, Insight Education Group

Twitter: @StricktlyJason


28. Greg Firn, Chief Operating Officer at RoboKind




29. Michael Moody

Founder and CEO of Insight ADVANCE

Twitter: @DrMichaelMoody


30. Tara Garcia Mathewson

Staff Writer

 The Hechinger Report

Twitter: @TaraGarciaM


31. Heath Morrison

President of McGraw-Hill Education’s School Group

Twitter: @mheducation



32. Michael Cohen; The Tech Rabbi

Innovate Learning Consultant and Speaker

Twitter: @TheTechRabbi



33. Meredith May


Director of Marketing, Turnitin 

Twitter: @Turnitin

34. Douglas A. Levin

President, EdTech Strategies, LLC.

Twitter: @douglevin


35. Caroline Fahmy

President and CEO of Educational Data Systems

36. Michele L. Haiken, Ed.D., Educator and Author

Rye Middle School & Manhattanville College


Twitter: @teachingfactor



37. Bryan Bigari, Fractus Learning


Twitter: @fractuslearning


38. Dr. Alfred Boyd

Professor of Education and Edtech Entrepreneur

Twitter: @DR_SIPPI




39. Kaliris Y. Salas-Ramirez, PhD

Assistant Medical Professor

The Sophie Davis Program of Biomedical Education, CUNY School of Medicine Twitter: @SaveCPE1

40. Ai Zhang, PhD

Associate Professor at Stockton University, New Jersey, US; and independent digital pedagogy consultant

Twitter: @AiAddysonZhang


41. Elisabeth Bostwick, Teacher and Speaker

Twitter: @ElisaBostwick



42. Randy Ziegenfuss, Ed.D.

Superintendent, Salisbury Township School District (PA)

Twitter: @ziegeran



43. Dr. Shelly Vohra (Instructional Coach and Online Instructor)

Twitter: @raspberryberet3



44. Bashaer Mohammed Al Kilani

Lecturer, Author, Speaker

Twitter: @bashaierk




45. Samantha-Kaye Johnston

Curtin University and Founder of Project Capability

Twitter: @IAMSAMKJ



46. Jon Samuelson

Innovation Strategist, Beaverton School District

Twitter: @jonsamuelson

47. Marlena Gross-Taylor, Founder EduGladiators

Twitter: @mgrosstaylor



48. Christopher J. Hall

Interim President, Denmark Technical College (Denmark, South Carolina)


Twitter: @ChrisJHallSC



  49. Michele Pitman, founder and CEO of intelliVOL, developers of x2VOL

Twitter: @x2VOL



     50. Dr. Courtney Pepe

Kean University


     51. Philip D. Lanoue, Ph.D.

PDL Consultants


Twitter: @pdlconsultants


           52. Jerry Burch


Superintendent, Woodward Public Schools

Twitter: @jeburch1

              53. Peter Hostrawser

Founder & Chairman – OPRF School of Business

Blogger – Disrupt Edcation

Twitter: @peterhostrawser

54. Michael K. Barbour Associate Professor of Instructional Design for the College of Education and Health Services

Touro University California

Twitter: @mkbtuc

             55. Ryan McCarty, PhD

National Louis University, Chicago, Illinois

Twitter: @RyanP_McCarty

56. Fanuel Muindi, Ph.D.


Twitter (Personal): @fanuelmuindi  Twitter (Organization): @stemadvocacy

57. Sarah​ ​Giddings,​ ​NBCT Teacher​ ​Leader​ ​&​ ​Advisor WAVE​ ​Program​ ​-​ ​Washtenaw​ ​Educational​ ​Options​ ​Consortium National​ ​Teacher-Powered​ ​Ambassador


Twitter: @sarahyogidds


            58. Dr. Myrrha Satow

Founder/President Performance Academies

Twitter: @myrrhapandora


          59. Preston Green

Professor of Education and Law

University of Connecticut               Twitter: @DrPrestonGreen

   60. Ross Morrison McGill

Most Followed Educator on Twitter in the U.K

Twitter: @TeacherToolkit


61. Dr. Andre D. Spencer

Superintendent of Schools, Harrison School District 2

Twitter: @hsd2Supt



D. Mark McCoy, President

Depauw University


Twitter: @DMarkMcCoy

Michael Desiderio

Executive Director of the Executive MBA Council

Twitter: @EMBACouncil


3. Donna Loraine

President of Carrington College



4. Dr. Pareena Lawrence

President of Hollins University

Twitter: @PresLawrence



5. Dr. Susan Bainbridge

Distance Education Specialist

Twitter: @eddebainbridge


6. George J. Hagerty

President of Beacon College, Leesburg, Florida


7. Sean Graham, FNT Software

Twitter: @FNTSoftware


8. Steven Klinsky

Founder and CEO

Modern States Education Alliance

Twitter: @modernstatesed



9. Marybeth Gasman

Judy & Howard Berkowitz Professor of Education

University of Pennsylvania

Twitter: @marybethgasman




10. Grant Taylor

CEO, Quotanda

Twitter: @Quotanda


See additional education predictions over at The Edvocate.

Do tell us below, what are  your best predictions – to complete this thoughtful list started by Edvocate’s Matthew Lynch!

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