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Students in Louisville Creating a Virtual Collection of Learning Artifacts Throughout Their Education

The Backpack of Success Skills initiative in Louisville provides a digital platform that allows students to submit and document learning.

Published: May 22, 2019
Topics: Assessement & Accountability
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Changing Student Outlooks on Education: Ohio High School Instills a Sense of Hope and Belonging

Everyone has a voice at Marysville TRI Academy, including those students who might’ve gone unheard in a traditional school setting.

Published: May 21, 2019
Topics: Education Equity, Vision and Culture
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Parent Meetings Aren’t One-Size-Fits-All

Meetings students where they are means we need to meet parents where they are, too.

Published: May 16, 2019
Topics: Vision and Culture
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Personal Learner Profiles Build Student Agency, Teacher Capacity

Learner profiles are a powerful tool for teachers to understand who their students.

Published: May 14, 2019
Topics: 101, Helping Teachers
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Personalized Learning Isn’t About Technology. It’s About Giving Every Student an Opportunity to Learn.

Personalized learning is driven by good teaching and strong student supports centered on the needs of each student.

Published: May 10, 2019
Topics: 101
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What’s Really Important In a Personalized Learning Environment

For this high school principal, personalized, competency-based learning is about supporting unique student needs.

Published: May 9, 2019
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Technology and Personalized Learning

Personalized learning is driven by good teaching and strong student supports centered on the needs of each student.

Published: May 8, 2019
Topics: 101
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Ready to Personalize Learning? Start With Trusting Teachers

One-size-fits all doesn’t work for students, and it doesn’t work for teachers.

Published: May 7, 2019
Topics: Helping Teachers
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#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: May 6, 2019
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How the Portrait of a Graduate Can Help Communities Explore the Future of Learning

A learning community’s Portrait of a Graduate is a powerful tool for thinking about the implications of change.

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Illustrating Proficiency Grading Levels: 1234 Versus ABCDF

At the Early Childhood Center in Kenowa Hills, Michigan, posters help explain proficiency grading levels.

Published: April 30, 2019
Topics: Assessement & Accountability
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Personalized Learning According to a Parent and Child

“Every parent thinks that their child is the most special child. Personalized learning helps make that a reality in education.”

Published: April 26, 2019
Topics: 101
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Personalizing Learning is Humanizing Learning

There isn’t a systemic personalized system out there that doesn’t have a strong culture grounded in relationships.

Published: April 24, 2019
Topics: Education Equity
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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