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Alternative High School Students Have a Passion for Giving Back to the Community

Students at R-5 high school in Colorado have a passion for giving back to the community – and their learning...

Published: July 17, 2018
Topics: Overcoming Challenges, Vision and Culture
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Building Support for Student-Centered Learning: A Toolkit for Exploring the Future

This toolkit supports conversations about how schools and communities might respond to the changing landscape to shape the future of...

Published: July 16, 2018
Topics: Community Partnerships, Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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Video: Exploring The Future of Readiness

How can we prepare today’s students for an uncertain future? The first step is to redefine readiness.

Published: July 13, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning, Readiness
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Are Today’s Students Ready for Possible Future of Work Contexts? What We Learn from Sofia

The fictional story of Sofia raises important questions about what people might need to know and be able to do...

Published: July 13, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning, Readiness
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Can Virtual Reality Be Used to Teach Empathy?

Virtual reality has the potential for immersive stories that allow people to “walk in the shoes of others” in order...

Published: July 12, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
Success Story
How One Student’s Learning Experiences Unlocked a Lifetime of Creativity

How one student’s experiences in school unlocked a passion for filmmaking.

Published: July 10, 2018
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Louisiana and New Hampshire Share their Hopes for the Innovative Assessment Pilot

Louisiana and New Hampshire were the first to apply for ESSA’s new Innovative Assessment pilot.

Published: July 9, 2018
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
How Challenging Our Own Assumptions Can Impact Student Learning

Elise Foster, author and researcher, works to help educators challenge their assumptions to better serve all learners.

Published: July 6, 2018
Publication
Shaping the Future of Readiness in Ohio: Three Regional Strategy Guides

Strategy guides surface opportunities to reshape readiness as the rise of smart machines and the decline of full-time employment impact...

Published: July 3, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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Staff Spotlight – Holly Brinkman

“I feel like I’m a part of something bigger,” said Holly Brinkman of her career at KnowledgeWorks. “I’ve built some...

Published: July 2, 2018
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Louisiana and New Hampshire Leverage ESSA’s Innovative Assessment Pilot

The unique approaches of Louisiana and New Hampshire to next generation assessment design are visionary and inspired by the students...

Published: June 30, 2018
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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Nationally Recognized Education Innovation Leader Dr. Charles Ambrose Named President and Chief Executive Officer of KnowledgeWorks

KnowledgeWorks is pleased to announce Charles Ambrose, EdD, as its new president and CEO.

Published: June 29, 2018
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Shifting Definitions of Success Could Change Postsecondary Education

Postsecondary institutions need to strike a balance between immediate and future workforce needs.

Published: June 28, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
Infographic
Ohio Early College High Schools Infographic

The Ohio Early College High Schools Infographic highlights data from the 13 early colleges that make up the Ohio Early...

Published: June 26, 2018
Topics: Early College High School
Education: A Long-Term Strategy to Address and Prevent Child and Youth Homelessness

Patricia Julianelle shares why education is the most important long-term strategy to address and prevent child and youth homelessness.

Published: June 20, 2018
Topics: ESSA
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My Parents’ Perspective: Choosing Innovation, Collaboration and Engagement

My parents strongly believe in public education and its role in creating and sustaining a healthy society. As a result,...

Published: June 15, 2018
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Are Today’s Students Ready for Possible Future of Work Contexts? What We Learn from Darryl

The fictional story of Darryl raises important questions about what people might need to know and be able to do...

Published: June 13, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning, Readiness
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South Carolina Wants All Educators to Have High-Quality Professional Development – and They’re Footing the Bill

When the South Carolina Department of Education began offering free professional development in support of personalized learning to any interested...

Published: June 12, 2018
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Teacher Inquiry Labs in South Carolina Demonstrate Personalized Learning in Action

The South Carolina Department of Education is helping teachers expand student-centered practices and make personalized learning in South Carolina a...

Published: June 12, 2018
Topics: 101, Continuous Improvement, Helping Teachers
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State-Level Support for Personalized Learning in South Carolina Empowers Teachers and Students

When the South Carolina Department of Education launched their Office of Personalized Learning, their aim was clear: to develop the...

Published: June 12, 2018
Topics: 101, Transformation, Vision and Culture
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Personalizing Learning: Don’t Lose Sight of Your Why

Personalizing learning is hard work. It’s important to not lose sight of why you’re doing it, and why it’s best...

Published: June 11, 2018
Topics: 101, Vision and Culture
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Redefining Readiness in Southeast Ohio: One Scenario for Shaping the Future

Stakeholders in Southeast Ohio considered how redefining readiness today might better prepare students for life and work in the future.

Published: June 5, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
Social and Academic Success Through Personalized Learning in Kenowa Hills

Kenowa Hills Middle School has an initiative that “encourages all to become successful academically and socially.”

Published: June 4, 2018
Topics: 101, Social Emotional Learning
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The Power of Collective Efficacy: A Return on Innovation

In an ASCD Educational Leadership article, the authors posit that collective efficacy is a key factor in influencing student achievement.

Published: June 1, 2018
Topics: Continuous Improvement, Scaling