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Choice-Ready in North Dakota: State Launches Five-Year Initiative to Support Districts in Scaling Personalized Learning

Five North Dakota learning communities are working together to ensure their graduates are choice-ready.

Published: September 25, 2019
Topics: Scaling, Transformation
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How to Begin Implementing Personalized Learning in Your School District

A former superintendent shares tips getting started implementing personalized learning.

Published: November 5, 2018
Topics: 101, Transformation, Vision and Culture
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Our Call to Action Starts with One Question: How Are the Children?

How are the children? Until the answer is, “all are well and thriving,” all of us in education have work...

Published: October 16, 2018
Topics: Transformation
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State-Level Support for Personalized Learning in South Carolina Empowers Teachers and Students

When the South Carolina Department of Education launched their Office of Personalized Learning, their aim was clear: to develop the...

Published: June 12, 2018
Topics: 101, Transformation, Vision and Culture
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Critical Ingredients for Building Effective Alternative Education Programs

Learn three ways that Success Academy, part of Alternative Pathways to Success, is meeting students' needs.

Published: May 2, 2018
Topics: Transformation
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Making Personalized, Competency-Based Learning a Reality for All Students

What are the systemic areas to consider when implementing personalized, competency-based learning across a district?

Published: April 25, 2018
Topics: 101, Transformation, Vision and Culture
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Culturally Responsive Teaching in a Mastery Learning Environment

How a network of schools is helping increase equity with culturally responsive teaching and mastery learning.

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Visioning Toolkit: Laying the Groundwork for a Community-Wide Vision for Personalized Learning

A community-wide vision for personalized learning is essential for a successful implementation of personalized learning.

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Case Study: Building a Vision for All Students in Marysville, Ohio

Read a case study about Marysville Exempted Village School District to learn how they are better serving all learners through...

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Case Study: Everyone’s a Partner at Clean Technologies Early College High School

This case study about Clean Technologies Early College High School shows how the schools better prepared students for college and...

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Case Study: Personalizing Learning for Students and Teachers in Marysville, Ohio

Read a case study about Marysville School District in Marysville, Ohio, and how they are transforming teaching and learning for...

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Video: Transforming Teaching and Learning in Marysville, Ohio

What a video and learn how teachers and students in Marysville, Ohio, are personalizing learning.

Published: January 9, 2017
Topics: 101, Helping Teachers, Transformation, Vision and Culture
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Shaping the Future of Learning: K-12 School-Based Education Strategy Workbook

Shaping the Future of Learning: K-12 School-Based Education Strategy Workbook can help you consider the opportunities on the horizon for...

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Case Study: Your Background Doesn’t Determine Your Future Schenectady Smart Scholars Early College High School

Smart Scholars Early College High School partners with the State University of New York and Schenectady County Community College to...

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Video: Personalizing Learning in Grand Junction, Colorado

What a video and learn how teachers and students in Grand Junction, Colorado, are personalizing learning.

Published: September 8, 2016
Topics: 101, Transformation, Vision and Culture
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The Future of Learning in the Pittsburgh Region

Pittsburgh’s Remake Learning Network commissioned KnowledgeWorks to help the region answer that question by exploring potential local impacts of trends...

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Case Study: Akron Early College High School

Read a case study about Timken Early College High School to learn how this school shows how an early college...

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Case Study: Timken Early College High School Offers a Way Up, Not a Way Out

Read a case study about Timken Early College High School to learn how this school shows how an early college...

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Forecast 4.0 – The Future of Learning: Education in the Era of Partners in Code

KnowledgeWorks’ fourth comprehensive forecast on the future of learning explores provocations at the intersection three impact layers and five drivers...

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Improving Student Outcomes Through Collective Impact: A Guide for Federal Policymakers

As the largest investor in the nation's education system, the federal government is in a unique position to help scale...

Published: October 14, 2014
Topics: Building Capacity, Education Policy, Transformation
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The Case for Early College High Schools

With the right supports, early college high schools students are succeeding in college and beyond, at unprecedented rates.

Published: March 27, 2013
Topics: Early College High School, Readiness, Transformation
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Recommendations for a Second Term: A Federal Transition Memorandum

Read a memo issued from KnowledgeWorks to then Secretary of Education Arne Duncan with recommendations for his second term.

Published: November 26, 2012
Topics: Readiness, Transformation
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Forecast 3.0: Recombinant Education: Regenerating the Learning Ecosystem

An action-oriented update to KnowledgeWorks second full forecast on the future of learning, 2020 Forecast: Creating the Future of Learning,...

Published: September 1, 2012
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning, Transformation
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Transforming to a World of Learning: A Federal Policy Agenda

As a leader in applying future trends to educational transformation, KnowledgeWorks seeks to inform thought leaders about the policy conditions...

Published: May 1, 2012
Topics: Transformation