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Marysville Early College High School Celebrates First Graduating Class

A week before they walked across the stage to receive their high school diploma, five students from Marysville Early College...

Published: May 21, 2018
Topics: Early College High School
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Congratulations to Youngstown Early College

Youngstown Early College earned the designation of Bronze Medal winner in U.S. News' annual Best High Schools list, again.

Published: May 18, 2018
Topics: Early College High School
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Creating Future Graduate Profiles

One way to help in the exploration of what a new foundation for readiness could mean is to create future...

Published: May 18, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning, Readiness
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A Career in Science Launched at Toledo Early College High School

Toledo Early College High School graduate Mariam Abou-Dahech published a research articles about building more effective solar devices.

Published: May 17, 2018
Topics: Early College High School
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Early Adopters Critical to Shaping Learning Environments of Today and Tomorrow

Education policy, school districts and early adopters all play important roles in supporting personalized, innovative, competency-based learning.

Published: May 16, 2018
Topics: 101, Education Policy
Answering Questions About Competency-Based Education Transcripts

A transcript from a personalized, competency-based system looks different, but ALSO is a a truly accurate reflection of what a...

Published: May 15, 2018
Topics: 101, Assessement & Accountability
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What’s Next for Education Changemakers? A Conversation With Sean Elo

Katie King talks with Sean Elo about his experiences working on community-led education changemaking efforts.

Published: May 15, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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Exploring the Future of Work Where You Live

We need to take that view to find local leverage points for responding to the changes on the horizon in...

Published: May 11, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning, Readiness
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Lessons From Personalized Learning and Competency-Based Education State Pilots

There is much to be learned from states who have piloted personalized and competency-based learning initiatives.

Published: May 10, 2018
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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How to Move Your District’s Vision for Personalized, Competency-Based Learning Forward

The shift towards personalized, competency-based learning starts with understanding where you are with your vision

Published: May 9, 2018
Topics: 101, Scaling, Vision and Culture
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Assessment in a Personalized, Competency-Based Learning Environment

In a personalized, competency-based learning environment, the purpose of assessment is no longer just to determine what students know or...

Published: May 8, 2018
Topics: Assessement & Accountability
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The Moments That Matter

Encouraging students to own their learning is a big part of personalized, competency-based learning.

Published: May 7, 2018
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Exploring Future Readiness Together

Redefining readiness for the emerging era is one of the most urgent issues on the horizon for individual and community...

Published: May 4, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning, Readiness
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Critical Ingredients for Building Effective Alternative Education Programs

Learn three ways that Success Academy, part of Alternative Pathways to Success, is meeting students' needs.

Published: May 2, 2018
Topics: Transformation
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Early Adopters at the Forefront of Education Changemaking

We are at a unique moment in time when society’s expectations of education are changing. How can we make this...

Published: May 1, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
Strategies for Developing Growth Mindset in Your Students

Mary Cay Ricci’s book is a good resource with a plethora of resources to weave growth mindset exercises into your...

Published: April 30, 2018
Topics: Helping Teachers
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New Visions for Learning Require Looking beyond the Classroom

Community-based learning offers many possibilities for authentic, real-world, personalized learning experiences available for all learners.

Published: April 27, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning, Vision and Culture
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Making Personalized, Competency-Based Learning a Reality for All Students

What are the systemic areas to consider when implementing personalized, competency-based learning across a district?

Published: April 25, 2018
Topics: 101, Transformation, Vision and Culture
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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