In a competency-based learning environment like Marysville Early College High School, cross-disciplinary collaboration is taken to the next level.

Teacher Collaboration in a Competency-Based Learning Environment

by Kate Westrich

Teacher collaboration is not new. Teachers have long partnered within disciplines or collaborated in interdisciplinary teaching efforts. In a competency-based learning environment, cross-disciplinary collaboration is taken to the next level. “Our staff collaboration room is constantly abuzz with attempts to… Read More

March 31, 2017
Crystal Maclin encourages educators to get to know their students, finding ways to connect what is being taught with what moves students.

From a 1.7 GPA to a Rockstar

by Jillian Kuhlmann

When her son graduated high school with a 1.7 GPA, KnowledgeWorks Teaching and Learning coach Crystal Maclin wasn’t happy. “As a teacher and a mother I was horrified,” insists Maclin, who after 20 years in the education system began coaching… Read More