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.
Choice-Ready in North Dakota: State Launches Five-Year Initiative to Support Districts in Scaling Personalized Learning
Driven by the urgent need to serve all students well – not just some or most, North Dakota educators are working with each other to ensure that all learners are choice-ready.
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.
Maine District Extends Learning Into the Community
A Maine district broadens their education outside the school with community members willing to share their knowledge and opportunities to extend student learning.