A Year for Equity, Assessment and Accountability

Your top 10 KnowledgeWorks resources of 2022

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Topics: Assessment and Accountability, Education Equity

It’s the end of the year, and, as usual, we gather the top 10 resources published this year. That means you’ve found them helpful in some way, no matter where you are, in your education transformation journey. This year equity, assessment and accountability were at the top of mind for our audience. Check out the list to see what you missed!

The world is changing – and quickly. As we navigate accelerating technologies, a changing climate and the fight for just societies, how we teach and learn must change. Explore what the education landscape might look like in 20 years when we follow big questions affecting education through four stories in our forecast Imagining Liberatory Education Futures. A lot of you were enthusiastic when we released the trailer to get our fifth anchor forecast directly to your inbox. If you use(d) it, let KnowledgeWorks know how!

Student data is about more than just achievement. We need to capture evidence of meaningful, relevant learning experiences, too. KnowledgeWorks follows learners, educators and systems agents changing the way we capture and measure student data.

What is liberatory education? KnowledgeWorks breaks it down with the work of Zaretta Hammond and Rapheal Randall. A liberatory education system would support each person in developing to their fullest and thriving in ways that mattered to them.

There are lots of myths around tracking, which is why it’s hard to let go. So KnowledgeWorks debunks them. Tracking disregards findings about how students learn best and disengages them. One solution to replace it is personalized, competency-based learning.

Now is moment to rethink state assessment and accountability systems. Read KnowledgeWorks recommendations for states leading the future of student-centered school quality systems.

Equity is a heated word at the moment, but it means different things to different people. KnowledgeWorks and partners are changing the way we work to center the needs, interests and passions of each student. Here’s what it looks like.

For years, it’s been clear that our existing K-12 education system is not working for far too many of our nation’s children. This guide is designed to help a range of state policymakers identify initial steps to support schools and districts wanting to implement a personalized, competency-based approach.

This high school is rethinking grades to better reflect what students know and know how to do to, ultimately better serve the students. Learn how the school is shifting their mindset.

Our education systems need to be redesigned to ensure that all children are empowered with the knowledge and skills they need for success in college, career and life. Learn how student-centered learning and college and career pathways best prepare learners to create a more hopeful future.

Our education systems need to be redesigned to ensure that all children are empowered with the knowledge and skills they need for success in college, career and life. Learn how student-centered learning and college and career pathways best prepare learners to create a more hopeful future.

Learners are experiencing climate anxiety, and they’re taking it upon themselves to lead against climate change. How can education leaders and educators help equip them with the tools they need to lead?