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Explore the Future with Suri Devi, Ed Tech Expert

Suri Devi is a character from the IMPACT: Learning Edition board game. Learn more about what drives her.

Published: May 27, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Educating Kentucky: Innovation, One Step at a Time

Learn the steps Kentucky took to innovate their system into one that is futures-oriented, collaborative and inclusive.

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Looking Beneath the Surface to Create Liberatory Education Futures

Because we will never break out of systems, it’s important to examine them to understand and change them. The systems...

Published: May 10, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Students Talk Equitable and Personalized Learning in Remaking Tomorrow Podcast Takeover

In this takeover of a podcast about the future of learning, we hear from those closest to learning: students.

Published: May 5, 2022
Topics: Education Equity
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Meet Cruz Gómez, a Student Motivated by Social Connections

Cruz Gómez is a character from the IMPACT: Learning Edition board game. Learn more about what drives him.

Published: May 3, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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2022 Legislation to Keep Your Eyes On

We’ve identified over 200 bills across 40 states that would advance priorities in support of personalized, competency-based learning. Find out...

Published: April 26, 2022
Topics: Education Policy
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Could education help us reconnect?

The fight for just societies is setting the context for the future of learning and creating shared, existential challenges that...

Published: April 20, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Overcoming Challenges
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What We Measure Matters

Student data is about more than just achievement. We need to capture evidence of meaningful, relevant learning experiences, too.

Published: April 14, 2022
Topics: Assessment and Accountability, Vision and Culture
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Critically Uncertain: The 2×2 Matrix and Futures for Liberatory Education

Why it’s important to spend time with uncertainty to help us clarify what we want from the future

Published: April 12, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning
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States Report on Advancing Student-Centered Learning at SXSW EDU

Two SXSWedu sessions hosted district and state leaders sharing their efforts in pursuit of systemic change.

Published: April 1, 2022
Topics: Education Policy
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What is liberatory education?

What is liberatory education? Let's break it down with the work of Zaretta Hammond and Rapheal Randall.

Published: March 31, 2022
Topics: 101, Education Equity
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The Learners Are Wondering When We Will Get Together

Sustainable change at the systems level isn’t possible unless we’re participating meaningfully as a group.

Published: March 29, 2022
Topics: Systems Change
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Discussion Guide for IMPACT: Learning Edition

It’s about more than winning. This discussion guide can help you get the most IMPACT out of your game.

Published: March 22, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Federal Action to Support Competitive Grants for State Assessments

The Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriations bill which Congress passed includes funding for the Competitive Grants for State Assessments program.

Published: March 18, 2022
Topics: Assessment and Accountability, Education Policy
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Routes not Ruts: Detracking Our Paths to Equity

Debunking myths that reinforce tracking and showing how personalized, competency-based learning pathways can replace it

Published: March 16, 2022
Topics: Education Equity
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What does student learning look like in your classroom?

How one Utah teacher sees that technology shouldn’t be center stage in teaching and learning; rather, the focus should be...

Published: March 14, 2022
Topics: 101, Vision and Culture
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Leading for and through Change

Three CCSSO leaders share strategies from their states in support of personalized, competency-based learning. And none are alike.

Published: March 11, 2022
Topics: Building Capacity, Education Policy
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Imagining Liberatory Education Futures

Introducing our sixth anchor forecast Imagining Liberatory Education Futures.

Published: March 10, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Overcoming Differences in Federal Accountability and Assessment Reform

KnowledgeWorks is thinking deeply and critically about a set of policy solutions that will help our country create a bridge...

Published: March 2, 2022
Topics: Education Policy
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Leading for the Future

Two school board members introduce futures thinking tools to help districts carry out five-year strategic plans.

Published: March 1, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning
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Explore the Future with Vania Pérez, Early Childcare Facilitator

Vania Pérez is a character from the IMPACT: Learning Edition board game. Learn more about what drives her.

Published: February 23, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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From Preschool to Postsecondary

Learn about the educator collaboration and goals behind Utah's alignment of competencies and their Portrait of a Graduate.

Published: February 15, 2022
Topics: 101, Vision and Culture
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The Fast Track to COVID Recovery Is Not Through Tracking

How state and local policymakers can dismantle tracking and build more student-centered, equitable education systems

Published: February 9, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Education Policy
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Future Possibilites for Education

Introducing our forecast Imagining Liberatory Education Futures.

Published: February 4, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change