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Accelerating toward what?

Simply adding technologies to education systems does not change them in any fundamental way. It makes them more efficient at...

Published: January 18, 2023
Topics: Education Equity, Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Thinking Outside the Box for Learning

While state and district leaders must be at the forefront of systemic change in education, educators can’t do this work...

Published: January 4, 2023
Topics: Systems Change
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Advancing Education Innovation Through Place-Based Strategies

Place-based strategies lead to greater engagement of stakeholders and greater ownership of the work.

Published: November 30, 2022
Topics: Education Policy, Systems Change
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What Personalized Professional Learning Pathways Can Do

The Ohio Personalized Learning Network aims to provide professional learning pathways to help Ohio educators personalize learning for each student....

Published: November 16, 2022
Topics: Systems Change
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Out of the Box

Out of the Box provides an action plan for rethinking teaching and learning in a way that better prepares today’s...

Published: October 18, 2022
Topics: Building Capacity, Education Policy, Systems Change
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Liberatory Education: Fulfilling Education’s Promises

What do systems look like when they move from equity to liberation? Take a look.

Published: October 7, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Tips from Torres

Language arts teacher-librarian Julia E. Torres provides actionable tips for creating inclusive and engaging classrooms.

Published: September 30, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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For Future Business Leader Ying Cho, People, Planet and Profit Are Entwined

Ying Cho is a character from the IMPACT: Learning Edition board game. Learn more about what drives him.

Published: August 24, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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State-level Approaches and Strategies for Personalized, Competency-Based Learning

Learn more about state-level approaches and strategies for implementing personalized, competency-based learning based on research findings.

Published: August 19, 2022
Topics: Impact and Improvement, Overcoming Challenges, Systems Change
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Working Toward a Liberatory Education System: Q&A with Laura Hilger

Liberatory education can mean different things to different people. Here’s how one of our teaching and learning directors sees it.

Published: August 10, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Explore the Future with Sequoia Yazzie, Well-Being Coordinator

Sequoia Yazzie is a character from the IMPACT: Learning Edition board game. Learn more about what drives her.

Published: July 26, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Foundations for De-Siloing Education Systems

How a network approach to systems change fosters authentic collaboration and meaningful transformations

Published: July 21, 2022
Topics: Community Partnerships, Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Five Recommendations for District Leaders Implementing Personalized, Competency-Based Learning

A report gives recommendations for district leaders implementing personalized, competency-based learning based off groundbreaking research.

Published: July 19, 2022
Topics: Impact and Improvement, Systems Change
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What Grading for Equity Looks Like in This Arizona High School

How one high school is rethinking grades to better reflect what students know and know how to do

Published: July 12, 2022
Topics: Assessment and Accountability, Systems Change
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Make Sense of the Future with Assessment Guru Alex Weber

Alex Weber is a character from the IMPACT: Learning Edition board game. Learn more about what drives him.

Published: June 28, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Explore the Future with Suri Devi, Ed Tech Expert

Suri Devi is a character from the IMPACT: Learning Edition board game. Learn more about what drives her.

Published: May 27, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Looking Beneath the Surface to Create Liberatory Education Futures

Because we will never break out of systems, it’s important to examine them to understand and change them. The systems...

Published: May 10, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Meet Cruz Gómez, a Student Motivated by Social Connections

Cruz Gómez is a character from the IMPACT: Learning Edition board game. Learn more about what drives him.

Published: May 3, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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The Learners Are Wondering When We Will Get Together

Sustainable change at the systems level isn’t possible unless we’re participating meaningfully as a group.

Published: March 29, 2022
Topics: Systems Change
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Discussion Guide for IMPACT: Learning Edition

It’s about more than winning. This discussion guide can help you get the most IMPACT out of your game.

Published: March 22, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Imagining Liberatory Education Futures

Introducing our sixth anchor forecast Imagining Liberatory Education Futures.

Published: March 10, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Explore the Future with Vania Pérez, Early Childcare Facilitator

Vania Pérez is a character from the IMPACT: Learning Edition board game. Learn more about what drives her.

Published: February 23, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Future Possibilites for Education

Introducing our forecast Imagining Liberatory Education Futures.

Published: February 4, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Meet Pat Li, a Teacher from the Future

Pat Li is a character from the IMPACT: Learning Edition board game. Learn more about what drives them.

Published: January 26, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change