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Going Without an Agenda: Listening is at the Heart of Family and Community Engagement

Every community includes members with differing perspectives and unique needs.

Published: April 23, 2019
Topics: Community Partnerships
Soup, Salad, Entrée or Dessert? Learning Menus Support Student Choice in Middle School

In this middle school math classroom, students are taking ownership of their learning by choosing from a teacher-curated ‘menu’ of...

Published: April 19, 2019
Alternative Universities: Ideas that Could Shape Higher Education Futures

Postsecondary and higher education leaders have the chance to explore far-reaching questions about the purpose and outcomes of higher education.

Published: April 17, 2019
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning, Higher Education
#ThankATeacher: Teaching Is a Work of Heart

We’ve created five ways for you to recognize the teachers in your life for all that they do.

Published: April 16, 2019
Supporting Students Means Supporting Teachers

When a new teacher makes the transition from college to the classroom, what supports are in place to set him...

Published: April 15, 2019
Topics: Helping Teachers
Anticipating What’s Ahead for Personalized Learning in Michigan

KnowledgeWorks joined MCC in Michigan for discussions with educators and stakeholders around personalized, competency-based learning and its future in the...

Published: April 11, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
Redefining Readiness: Insights for Schools and Districts

As smart technologies and shifting employment structures reshape the future of work, we need to rethink the skills and knowledge...

Published: April 5, 2019
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning, Readiness
Perspectives on Educational Changemaking

We find ourselves at a unique moment for pursuing change in education. We face key questions about the impacts our...

Published: April 4, 2019
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
Artificial Intelligence in Education: Examining the Possibilities and Implications

The age of artificial intelligence (AI) is here, and the time to examine its potential implications for, and impacts on,...

Published: April 3, 2019
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
Teachable Moments and Learning from Our Mistakes

By listening to a child and keeping your word to them, you are showing them they can depend on you....

Published: April 1, 2019
Opportunities for Schools to Shape the Future Today

Implications of our new forecast are clustered in four key areas: success; engagement; technology use; and learner and educator capacity.

Published: March 29, 2019
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
What Does a Rigorous Task Look Like?

The more complex a problem is and the more reasoning required to get to a solution, the deeper the level...

Published: March 27, 2019
Topics: Assessement & Accountability
A Community Dialogue on the Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and the Humanities

As AI is becoming increasingly prevalent; one community is thinking about what it means for them.

Published: March 25, 2019
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
If You Aren’t Celebrating Growth, Are You Growing?

If we don’t celebrate in front of and with our learners, who will?

Published: March 20, 2019
The Future Is Bright: Takeaways from SXSWedu 2019

The organizers of, and speakers and presenters at, SXSWedu 2019 helped demonstrate how bright the future can be.

Published: March 18, 2019
Topics: Education Equity, Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
One Student’s Perspective on What She Wants for Her Future – and What That Means for Her Education Today

Jordyn Peake is a tenth grader who thinks about what she wants for her future every single day.

Published: March 12, 2019
Innovating Towards Learner-Focused and Human-Centered Education at SXSWedu

SXSWedu challenged attendees to innovate towards intense learner-focused and human-centered teaching and learning.

Published: March 11, 2019
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
What Happens When Second Graders Plan for the Future

Even second graders can set goals – and in a personalized learning environment, they feel empowered to reach them.

Published: March 5, 2019
Topics: 101, Vision and Culture
Teachers Pursue Flexible Grouping to Better Support Second Grade Readers

Teachers took the initiative in this South Carolina elementary school to ensure all their students received the guided reading instruction...

Published: March 1, 2019
Improving Educational Opportunities and Outcomes in Minnesota

A proposed bill in Minnesota would allow schools and districts the flexibility to adopt a local plan to enact competency-based...

Published: February 28, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
Inclusive Design: Doing Better When We Have Representation from the People We Are Trying to Serve

Learn about two schools that were intentional and inclusive in their design process.  

Published: February 26, 2019
Topics: Education Equity
A Student and Teacher Explain the Value of Student-Centered Learning

A teacher and student from Grand Mesa Middle School explain student-centered learning.

Published: February 22, 2019
Extending Voice and Choice from School to Home

How can parents support good technology practices by reinforcing them at home?

Published: February 20, 2019
When You Know Better, Do Better: Four Ways to Start Making Your Classroom Student-Centered

Here are four practices teachers can implement in the classroom to help make learning more student-centered.

Published: February 19, 2019
Topics: Helping Teachers, Vision and Culture