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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
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High-Quality Professional Development to Support Personalized Learning in South Carolina

South Carolina believes access to high-quality professional development is crucial to support personalized learning in the state.

Published: June 12, 2018
Topics: 101, Building Capacity
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The Power of Instructional Coaching

Through personalized learning and the genuine relationships she’s been able to foster with educators and students, Samantha Trotter is able...

Published: May 28, 2018
Topics: Building Capacity
Strategies for Developing Growth Mindset in Your Students

Mary Cay Ricci’s book is a good resource with a plethora of resources to weave growth mindset exercises into your...

Published: April 30, 2018
Topics: Building Capacity
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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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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
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The Role of the Teacher in a Personalized, Competency-Based Classroom

Get answers to common questions about the role of the teacher in a personalized, competency based classroom.

Published: February 9, 2018
Topics: 101, Building Capacity
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Competency-Based Education Transcript Sample

Learn how a transcript in a personalized, competency-based environment functions by downloading this sample transcript.

Published: January 23, 2018
Topics: 101, Building Capacity
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Talking with Families About Transcripts and Grading in a Personalized, Competency-Based Environment

A transcript from a personalized, competency-based system can be a truly accurate reflection of what a student knows and makes...

Published: January 23, 2018
Topics: 101, Building Capacity
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What Can Teachers Learn From Occupational Therapists

Flexible learning environments meet the needs of every child – sometimes in ways that can surprise even the most experienced...

Published: January 2, 2018
Topics: Building Capacity
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Seven Approaches to Fund the Transition to Personalized, Competency-Based Education

Just as there’s no one way to personalize learning, there’s no one way to fund personalized learning. Get ideas for...

Published: December 6, 2017
Topics: 101, Building Capacity
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Back-to-School Culture Toolkit for K-12 Leaders

The Get Ready: Back-to-School Culture Toolkit shared insights from other school districts and school leaders.

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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, Building Capacity, Systems Change, Vision and Culture
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The Shifting Paradigm of Teaching: Personalized Learning According to Teachers

The Shifting Paradigm of Teaching: Personalized Learning According to Teachers explores what drives educators to build personalized learning environments in...

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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, Systems Change
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Innovation Research Briefings

In 2007, KnowledgeWorks hosted a series of four convenings in which education experts explored topics raised in the organization’s first...

Published: March 28, 2011
Topics: Building Capacity, Future of Learning, Overcoming Challenges