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More Than Taking a Test: What Assessment Looks Like 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 31, 2023
Topics: Assessment and Accountability
Finding Your Path: A Navigation Tool for Scaling Personalized, Competency-Based Learning

Scale personalized, competency-based learning with Finding Your Path: A Navigation Toolkit.

Published: August 9, 2021
Topics: Building Capacity, Systems Change
Equity and Access to Reading in Distance Learning

How are KnowledgeWorks learning communities providing access to books and encouraging a healthy relationship to reading during COVID-19?

Kindness Goes a Long Way in Distance Learning

We're celebrating the KnowledgeWorks learning communities by sharing positive stories of incorporating SEL, positivity and community.

Published: April 14, 2020
Topics: Social Emotional Learning, Systems Change, Vision and Culture
What Does a Rigorous Task Look Like?

The more complex a problem is and the more reasoning required to get to a solution, the deeper the level...

Published: March 27, 2019
Topics: Assessment and Accountability
Cultivating Learner Agency Through Authentic Voice and Choice

When we make all of the decisions for our students, what are we keeping them from doing for themselves?

Published: January 25, 2019
Topics: Vision and Culture
How Can Districts Deepen Community Partnerships? 7 Strategies RSU2 is Using to Tap Into Local Resources

Learn seven strategies RSU2 is using to partner with community to provide more relevant learning opportunities for students.

Published: April 9, 2018
Topics: Community Partnerships
What Drives Student Motivation?

How do we translate Daniel Pink's ideas for workplace motivate - autonomy, mastery and purpose - into K-12 instructional practices?

Published: March 1, 2018
Topics: 101, Building Capacity, Vision and Culture
The Power of Partnerships! School – Business partnerships in Marion, Ohio, preparing students for local, global job market

School – Business partnerships in Marion, Ohio, have helped with the creation of career pathways that are preparing students for...

Published: October 20, 2015
Topics: Community Partnerships, Early College High School