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Introducing Our Personalized Learning Community Fellows

Thirteen educators from nine states will come together this month to kick off our new Personalized Learning Community fellowship. Here...

Published: March 9, 2020
Topics: Building Capacity
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5 Ways Instructional Coaches Help Scale Personalize Learning

Having a support system makes implementing personalized learning easier. We compiled five ways instructional coaches help scale personalized learning.

Published: March 6, 2020
Topics: Building Capacity
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South Carolina Sees That “It Takes a Village”

KnowledgeWorks Board Member Eileen Rudden reveals what she learned on her visit to WestView Elementary in SC.

Published: February 26, 2020
Topics: Building Capacity, Systems Change
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New KnowledgeWorks Fellowship Opportunity

Apply for the Personalized Learning Community Fellowship to co-design a peer-to-peer learning community to scale personalized, competency-based learning.

Published: January 31, 2020
Topics: Building Capacity
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Making Personalized Learning Possible with Peer-to-Peer Capacity Building

Jillian Kuhlmann examines educators' benefits from peer-to-peer learning and KnowledgeWorks' role as the catalyst for peer-to-peer support.

Published: January 28, 2020
Topics: Building Capacity
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The Stories You Loved from 2019

Here are your favorites stories from 2019.

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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: Building Capacity
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Personalized Learning Helps Teachers and Students Realize Their Potential

In Johnston, South Carolina, personalized learning is helping to ensure that students graduate ready.

Published: July 4, 2019
Topics: Building Capacity
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We’s Make Better Me’s: Moving from Teacher-Centered to Student-Centered Teaching and Learning

You can’t be student-centered when acting in isolation; instead, we must work at becoming student-centered as a system. We is...

Published: June 18, 2019
Topics: Building Capacity, Vision and Culture
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Teaching and Learning Needs Strong Teamwork

To build a system of personalized, competency-based learning requires a shared vision, values and common frameworks. And it starts with...

Published: June 14, 2019
Topics: Building Capacity, Vision and Culture
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Personalized Professional Development for Teachers an Integral Part of Personalizing Learning in Lexington, South Carolina

At White Knoll High School in South Carolina, professional development for teachers is personalized, which is helping them personalize learning...

Published: June 4, 2019
Topics: 101, Building Capacity
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Personal Learner Profiles Build Student Agency, Teacher Capacity

Learner profiles are a powerful tool for teachers to understand their students.

Published: May 14, 2019
Topics: 101, Building Capacity
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Ready to Personalize Learning? Start With Trusting Teachers

One-size-fits all doesn’t work for students, and it doesn’t work for teachers.

Published: May 7, 2019
Topics: Building Capacity
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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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When You Know Better, Do Better: Four Ways to Start Making Your Classroom Student-Centered

Here are four practices teachers can implement in the classroom to help make learning more student-centered.

Published: February 19, 2019
Topics: Building Capacity, Vision and Culture
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Learner Profiles: What Are They, Why Are They Important and How Can You Get Started Co-Creating Them

Learner profiles can help teachers in course design and students to develop agency.

Published: February 15, 2019
Topics: 101, Building Capacity
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We Wrote It; You Loved It

See your favorite articles from 2018.

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Shared Leadership is Key to Scaling Student-Centered Practices at FlexTech in Michigan

FlexTech High School’s Vanguard team is made up of educators who want to serve as a resource for their peers.

Published: October 23, 2018
Topics: Building Capacity, Vision and Culture
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Educators are Coming Together to Scale Personalized Learning in Colorado

Garfield Public School District 16 is partnering with the Colorado Education Initiative to rethink teaching and learning to better support...

Published: October 10, 2018
Topics: Building Capacity, Vision and Culture
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These Free Classroom Printables Will Help Introduce and Reinforce Growth Mindset Throughout the School Year

We created a series of three free bulletin board posters to help reinforce growth mindset in your classroom.

Published: September 27, 2018
Topics: Building Capacity, Social Emotional Learning
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What We Want for Students We Have to Want for Teachers, Too

When a teacher feels trusted and is empowered, everyone wins.

Published: September 5, 2018
Topics: 101, Building Capacity
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School Administrator Must Reads for Personalized Learning Communities

See reviews of five resources for school administrators looking to expand knowledge about personalized learning, design thinking and school culture.

Published: August 15, 2018
Topics: Building Capacity, Vision and Culture
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How A Non-Traditional Approach to Professional Development Supports Personalized Learning

Classroom learning labs offer Kenowa Hills educators the opportunity to see personalized learning in action and learn from each other.

Published: July 25, 2018
Topics: Building Capacity
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Teacher Inquiry Labs in South Carolina Demonstrate Personalized Learning in Action

The South Carolina Department of Education is helping teachers expand student-centered practices and make personalized learning in South Carolina a...

Published: June 12, 2018
Topics: 101, Building Capacity, Impact and Improvement