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Panel Discussion Exploring the Futures of Young Children and Their Families

Learn about insights raised during a webinar about our forecast on the futures of young children and their families.

Published: November 22, 2019
Topics: Early Childhood
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Home Visits Flip the Script on Parent Engagement

Learn how one North Dakota teacher started building relationships with her students with home visits before the start of the...

Published: November 19, 2019
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How Aligning Student of the Month Criteria to Your Portrait of a Graduate Increases Transparency

Educators at this North Dakota district wanted students and teachers alike to connect with their hopes for each graduate in...

Published: November 14, 2019
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Strategies to Shape the Future of Learning from EdSurge Fusion

We can all shape the future of learning, but it can be hard to see where to start.

Published: November 12, 2019
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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Personalized Learning According to an Elementary Teacher

For second grader teacher Kelly Culpepper, personalized learning “fit like a puzzle” in terms of her teaching practice.

Published: November 7, 2019
Children: The Protagonists of Our Future Stories

We cannot afford to overlook children when making decisions that affect their futures.

Published: November 5, 2019
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Student Self-Assessment Boosts Learner Agency at FlexTech

Student self-assessment leads to greater self-awareness and ownership of learning in this Michigan district.

Published: November 4, 2019
Topics: Assessement & Accountability
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Being a Parent Is Like Being a Futurist

There are similarities between being a parent and a futurist. In their best moments, both are also full of hope...

Published: November 1, 2019
Topics: Early Childhood, Emerging Trends
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Policy Conditions in Action: Responsive Funding Systems in Idaho

Within our framework, we highlight early adopter states like Idaho to illustrate policy conditions.

Published: October 30, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
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Navigating the Future Is Both Local and Systemic

How might we create opportunities for learners to bridge their lived experiences and identities with their learning?

Published: October 29, 2019
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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Navigating the Future of Learning in Christchurch, New Zealand

The Future of Learning conference in Christchurch, New Zealand, is dedicated to surfacing possibilities in Christchurch and beyond.

Published: October 25, 2019
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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Relationships are at The Center of Personalized Learning

Personalized learning provides teachers the opportunities to get to know their students well and tailor instruction to meet their needs.

Published: October 24, 2019
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Talking About the Personalized Learning and the Future of Learning

Virgel Hammonds joined Geoffrey Riley on Jefferson Public Radio to discuss personalized learning.

Published: October 23, 2019
Topics: 101, Scaling
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Foundations for Flourishing Futures: A Look Ahead for Young Children and Families

Foundations for Flourishing Futures will help leaders understand their own work in new ways and do their part to ensure...

Published: October 17, 2019
Topics: Early Childhood, Emerging Trends
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Behind the Scenes: Developing the State Policy Framework for Personalized Learning

See the 3 key decisions that helped shape The State Policy Framework for Personalized Learning.

Published: October 16, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
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Personalized Learning Unlocks Educators’ Passion for Teaching

These South Carolina teachers explore their “why” for teaching and how personalized learning is empowering them to serve the unique...

Published: October 10, 2019
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Feedback Request: Educator Competencies for Personalized, Learner-Centered Teaching

This short survey will inform the current use of the competencies in the field and recommendations to increase use.

Published: October 9, 2019
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From Dropping Out to Graduating: The Power of Seeing Students for Who They Are

Helping students learn to advocate for themselves is a critical part of teaching and learning.

Published: October 8, 2019
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Q&A with Jemar Lee: Living a Learning Lifestyle

Hear from student Jemar Lee about strategies raised in Navigating the Future: A Strategy Guide.

Published: October 7, 2019
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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Policy Conditions in Action: Continuous Improvement in Rhode Island

Within our framework, we highlight early adopter states like Rhode Island to illustrate policy conditions.

Published: October 2, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
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The Role of Teacher Preparation Programs in Personalized Learning

When teacher preparation programs make connecting with their K-12 partners around personalized learning a priority, new teachers “hit the ground...

Published: September 27, 2019
Topics: Helping Teachers
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Personalized Learning According to an Instructional Coordinator

Personalized, competency-based learning serves teachers and students well in recognizing where each student is in their learning.

Published: September 26, 2019
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Choice-Ready in North Dakota: State Launches Five-Year Initiative to Support Districts in Scaling Personalized Learning

Five North Dakota learning communities are working together to ensure their graduates are choice-ready.

Published: September 25, 2019
Topics: Scaling, Transformation
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Michigan District Leaders Get Personal – About Personalized Learning

Equipping district and building leaders with what they need to support their teachers in personalizing learning is at the heart...

Published: September 24, 2019