August 23, 2016
Giving a kid a soft place to land provides room for them to tell us about their day or ask for help without even knowing they are reaching out to us.

A Soft Place to Land…

Guest post by Valerie Smith, a Technical Assistance Coach with KnowledgeWorks and Team Leader at Schenectady Smart Scholars Early College High School I once read that “children who need the most love will sometimes ask for it in the most… Read More

August 18, 2016
Jesse Postcard

Own Your Education

At a recent retreat, KnowledgeWorks staff were asked to consider how personalized learning, realized through competency-based education, could have changed their own school experiences or how it might change schooling for the children in their lives. We were tasked to… Read More