No one district leader or teacher can do the work of personalizing learning alone – it takes the passion and commitment of diverse voices across the community. Read our community success stories about those who have implemented personalized, competency-based education or who are personalizing learning for students with early college high school, their approaches to common challenges, strategies and celebrations of growth.
With 20 years of experience exploring the future of learning and partnering with schools and state and federal policymakers, KnowledgeWorks passionate team believes in working together to create a system-wide approach to grow and sustain student-centered practices.
Introducing the Idaho Mastery Education Framework
Idaho State Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra introduced the Idaho Mastery Education Framework to an audience of over 300 in an effort to scale personalized, competency-based learning.
Two Years Closer to Scaling Personalized, Competency-Based Learning in North Dakota
Two years in, these four districts share milestones reached in pioneering personalized, competency-based learning – and the distance learning challenges it helped them meet.
Going Without an Agenda: Listening is at the Heart of Family and Community Engagement
North Dakota’s Department of Education learned that simply inviting everyone to the table but not truly listening and engaging limits possibilities. To advance personalized learning at a state scale, the department needed to truly listen to all parties, including five tribal nations.
Caring and Serving Together: The Individual and Community Impact of a Student-Led Organization in Canton, Ohio
Student-led volunteer organization C.A.S.T. exemplifies what developing community partnerships can do for an individual, an education system and the community.