Broadly speaking, personalized learning is stuck in the school pilot phase. There are countless examples of personalized learning environments, models and schools from coast to coast. But how do we reach a level of scale that provides these environments for all students?

Yesterjesseday, Jesse Moyer shares his thoughts with Personalize Learning, a blog founded on the idea that personalizing learning is the key design element to transform learning. For more than two decades, the team at Personalize Learning has worked toward empowering every learner to support and direct his or her own learning.

Jesse specifically discusses KnowledgeWorks’ District Conditions for Scale, which was developed based on an extensive listening tour with school and district leaders who are leading personalized learning movements and scaling success.

Read Jesse’s complete post on Personalize Learning, “Scaling Personalize Learning.”

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On Friday, Feb. 20, KnowledgeWorks hosted its second #FutureEd Twitter chat. This chat focused on the second five Innovation Pathways, which revolve around transforming supporting systemic structures to better serve student learning in the future.

KnowledgeWorks Senior Director of Strategic Foresight Katherine Prince hosted the chat. More than 90 people participated, sharing their insight, hopes and dreams for #FutureEd.

For reflections on the chat, see this summary by Jason Swanson, KnowledgeWorks Director of Strategic Foresight.

Below is the Storify for the Feb. 20 #FutureEd Twitter chat. Thanks to all who participated! If interested in participating in upcoming chats, sign up here for more information.

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Twitter Chat Wrap-Up: Transforming Supporting Systemic Structures

by Jason Swanson February 20, 2015
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And that’s a wrap! I have just finished participating in the second installment of our #FutureEd Twitter Chat looking at Katherine Prince’s Innovating Toward a Vibrant Learning Ecosystem paper. For this chat, the focus was on the second set of innovation pathways which focus on transforming supporting systemic structures. It was great to see such […]

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Breaking down the Policy Barriers Facing K-12 Competency Education

by Lillian Pace February 20, 2015

When I ask advocates of competency education what they see as the biggest hurdle to its adoption, the answer is almost always the same: Today’s education system is not set up to enable competency education. Its policies are in direct conflict, and it’s impossible to build a new system while spending time and resources propping […]

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A game-changer for education: Personalized learning and the common core

by Mary Kenkel February 19, 2015

Every child deserves high-quality, personalized learning that focuses on how he/she learns best. Since the development of common core, we have seen a huge increase in personalized learning models, such as blended, competency and project-based, says Lillian Pace, KnowledgeWorks Senior Director of National Policy. This week, Lillian writes on the Alliance for Excellent Education blog […]

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Storify: First-ever #FutureEd Twitter Chat

by Mary Kenkel February 10, 2015

On Friday, Feb. 6, KnowledgeWorks hosted its first-ever #FutureEd Twitter chat, focused on the Innovation Pathways. With almost 90 participants, the chat provided a venue for different voices to share their stories, thoughts and hopes for the Future of Education. For reflections on the chat (and thoughts on her first-ever experience moderating a chat), see […]

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