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Portrait of a Graduate and the Promise Behind a Diploma

What does the portrait of a graduate look like in Orchard View Schools in Muskegon, Michigan? We look at the...

Published: May 28, 2020
Topics: Vision and Culture
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Remembering Judge Nathanial Jones, a Human Rights Icon

Today we mourn the passing Judge Nathanial Jones, a civil right leader and activist.

Published: January 26, 2020
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The Stories You Loved from 2019

Here are your favorites stories from 2019.

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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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Talking About 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
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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: Building Capacity
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A Student and Teacher Explain the Value of Student-Centered Learning

A teacher and student from Grand Mesa Middle School explain student-centered learning.

Published: February 22, 2019
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“Knowledge Without Context is Confusion”

When we help student engage with current events, we are planting the seeds for future civic activists.

Published: February 8, 2019
Topics: Future of Learning
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We Wrote It; You Loved It

See your favorite articles from 2018.

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Pinterest in the Classroom: Style Versus Substance

Lori Phillips and Robin Kanaan ask about pinteresting your classroom: "In service of what?"

Published: October 25, 2018
Topics: Vision and Culture
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Because Readers of All Ages Should Treat Yo’ Shelf

Get a preview of books by some of the great authors lines up for the 12th annual Books by the...

Published: October 18, 2018
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SXSWedu Panel Picker: Vote Today for “The Potential Impact of Wearables, AR and VR”

SXSWedu, the annual conference and festival that helps to cultivates and empower a community of engaged stakeholders to advance teaching...

Published: August 13, 2018
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Marysville Early College High School: “A Foundation for a Fantastic Future”

Elijah Mejia credits the teachers at Marysville Early College High School for creating a foundation for future success.

Published: July 19, 2018
Topics: Early College High School
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Congratulations to the First Graduating Class of ECHS @ DSU

The first graduating class of ECHS @ DSU has once again demonstrated the power of early college high school.

Published: May 22, 2018
Topics: Early College High School
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Congratulations to the Timken Early College High School Class of 2018

100% of the Timken Early College High School class of 2018 is graduating on time and with a least one...

Published: May 22, 2018
Topics: Early College High School
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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
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, Assessment and Accountability
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Your Favorite Blog Posts from 2017

Published: December 20, 2017
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Personalized Learning, Technology and the Still-Important Role of the Teacher

In today’s education landscape, teachers are more important than ever. That’s just one of many points KnowledgeWorks Director of State...

Published: October 12, 2017
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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Readiness Skills as Displayed in Young Adult Fiction

How do you track down the evil scientist who infected you with a virus that occasionally turns you into a...

Published: October 9, 2017
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA, Future of Learning
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From Farm to Table, Across Four Industrial Revolutions

Read about how farming is, and always has been, among those leading the way in technology through each of the...

Published: September 29, 2017
Topics: Future of Learning
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Presentations of Growth Mindset in Classic Children’s Fiction

So many classic children's books feature orphans. Another common thread throughout these stories? The characters are often displaying a growth...

Published: September 27, 2017
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A Student-Centered Approach at Avondale Elementary School

It's neighborhood school feel, despite it’s city location is one thing Avondale Elementary Principal Courtney Nelson thinks makes her school...

Published: September 12, 2017
Topics: Community Partnerships
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How Do We Evaluate a Learner’s Readiness?

We need to help young people develop their uniquely human skills and dispositions and develop deep knowledge of their authentic...

Published: September 11, 2017
Topics: Future of Learning