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Redefining Readiness in Northeast Ohio: One Scenario for Shaping the Future

This scenario was used with education stakeholders in Northeast Ohio to consider how redefining readiness today might better prepare students...

Published: April 23, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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Culturally Responsive Teaching in a Mastery Learning Environment

How a network of schools is helping increase equity with culturally responsive teaching and mastery learning.

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Personalized, Competency-Based Learning for All Kids: The Time to Act is Now

"Our children are counting on us to deliver on the passion, the enthusiasm and the opportunities they aspire to achieve...

Published: April 17, 2018
Topics: 101
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Creating Digital Depth

Together, enhanced physical spaces, hybrid spaces and fully digital spaces form a digital depth spectrum as illustrated above. Each type of...

Published: April 16, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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Building a High-Quality System of Assessments: New Paper Outlines 10 Organizing Principles

The principles outlined in this paper will help states and districts build and evolve a high-quality system of assessments that...

Published: April 11, 2018
Topics: Assessement & Accountability, Education Policy, Scaling
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Supporting Responsive Learning Environments

Wearables, augmented reality and virtual reality have the potential to support the creation of responsive learning environments.

Published: April 10, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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How Can Districts Deepen Community Partnerships? 7 Strategies RSU2 is Using to Tap Into Local Resources

Learn seven strategies RSU2 is using to partner with community to provide more relevant learning opportunities for students.

Published: April 9, 2018
Topics: Building Partnerships, Community Partnerships
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From Vision to Reality: Personalized, Competency-Based Learning for All Kids

This publication is designed to help school districts take steps toward personalized, competency-based learning.

Published: April 5, 2018
Topics: 101, Vision and Culture
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From a Parent: Community Engagement Matters

A parent shares his experience on the benefits of co-creating a vision for your school.

Published: April 4, 2018
Topics: Community Partnerships, Vision and Culture
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Reframing Education for the Long Now (Part IV): Reflections on Cultivating a Long Now Mindset in Education

The pace layer framework is a thinking tool of hope and possibility. By expanding perspective to the breadth of civilization...

Published: April 2, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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What’s Next for Education Changemakers? A Conversation with Lillian Pace

Lillian Pace reflects on "Shaping the Future of American Public Education: What’s Next for Changemakers?"

Published: April 2, 2018
Topics: Education Policy, Emerging Trends, ESSA, Future of Learning
How Can We All Be Better Grown-Ups For All of Our Kids? Insights from SXSWedu

How we can all be better grown-ups for all of our kids? Read some of the insights gained over the...

Published: March 29, 2018
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Designing the Future of Learning: A Paradigm Change

When groups explore the future of learning in KnowledgeWorks workshops, some interesting possibilities arise.

Published: March 28, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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Personalized Learning and ESSA: An Important Signal of Education Innovation

A new paper includes a quantitative dashboard of data on personalized learning strategies in state ESSA plans and deeper dives...

Published: March 27, 2018
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: A Regional Conversation on Redefining Readiness

The Pittsburgh region has begun the process of thinking through how readiness might come to be redefined.

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Early College High School = High Expectations for All

For Destiny King and her classmates, success is influenced by determination and high expectations.

Published: March 23, 2018
Topics: Early College High School
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Exploring Prospects for Digital Depth Technologies in Education

Explore five future vignettes describing possible ways in which wearables, augmented reality and virtual reality might be used in ten...

Published: March 22, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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Collaborating to Better Serve Disengaged Students in Ohio

The Ohio Department of Education is partnering with KnowledgeWorks to make the benefits of Alternative Pathways to Success available to...

Published: March 21, 2018
Topics: Overcoming Challenges
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Future-Ready Personalized Learning: Levers of Change

Stewarding education systems through the era shift that is underway is going to take persistent and creative work by many...

Published: March 20, 2018
Topics: Education Policy, Emerging Trends, ESSA, Future of Learning
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New Toolkit Offers Guidance on Crafting Your Vision for Personalized Learning

A strong vision will help you sustain personalized, competency-based learning at scale.

Published: March 19, 2018
Topics: 101, Vision and Culture
Article
Dual Enrollment Versus Early College

Learn the differences between dual enrollment and early college, which can be the difference between college enrollment and college completion.

Published: March 15, 2018
Topics: Early College High School, Higher Education
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Personalized Learning and the Every Student Succeeds Act

This publication elevates trends that emerged during a year-long review of state plans and drafts for the Every Student Succeeds...

Published: March 14, 2018
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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ESSA Personalized Learning Dashboard

The ESSA Personalized Learning Dashboard offers a quick summary of how states are advancing personalized learning in their ESSA plans.

Published: March 14, 2018
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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States Leading Innovation in Education In Multiple Ways, On Multiple Fronts

ESSA provides just one piece to the education innovation puzzle. State policy plays a significant role in advancing innovative practices.

Published: March 13, 2018
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA