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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: Helping Teachers, Vision and Culture
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Could Safeguards for Efficacy Help Balance the Use of Smart Technologies in Education?

Safeguards for efficacy could enable education stakeholders to provide vision and stewardship for embracing emerging technologies for intentional learner support.

Published: June 17, 2019
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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Teaching and Learning Needs Strong Teamwork: Ways to Create Time and Space for Teacher Learning

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: Helping Teachers, Vision and Culture
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Designing for All Students: A Policy Framework for the Next Era of Personalized Learning

The State Policy Framework for Personalized Learning will help states ensure personalized learning opportunities for all students.

Published: June 13, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
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School Culture that Puts Student Well-Being First

At early college high schools, social-emotional supports and relationship development are central.

Published: June 11, 2019
Topics: Early College High School, Vision and Culture
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Could Future Learning Be Human-Centered?

When we look to the future of learning, we get to imagine what might become possible given the drivers of...

Published: June 10, 2019
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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State Policy Framework for Personalized Learning

This state policy framework will help states define and navigate from systems where a limited number of districts engage in...

Published: June 10, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
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Positive Math Growth Mindset Environment

StrivePartnership has recently pursued helping move the needle on middle grade math outcomes.

Published: June 7, 2019
Topics: Community Partnerships, Overcoming Challenges
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Student Engagement Through Personalized Learning

High school student Abby Bowser benefits from her district’s commitment to personalized, competency-based learning and its power to cultivate student...

Published: June 6, 2019
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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, Helping Teachers
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Could Signature Learning Ecosystems Extend Opportunities for Learners?

New kinds of practices, programs, structures and roles could help educators and learners pursue their preferred futures of learning.

Published: June 3, 2019
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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For Early College High Schools, Community Is Critical

Cultivating community is essential for supporting early college students today and in the future.

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Personalized Learning According to Middle Schoolers

These middle-school students are empowered by the choices they get to make in their classrooms.

Published: May 23, 2019
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Students in Louisville Creating a Virtual Collection of Learning Artifacts Throughout Their Education

The Backpack of Success Skills initiative in Louisville provides a digital platform that allows students to submit and document learning.

Published: May 22, 2019
Topics: Assessement & Accountability
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Changing Student Outlooks on Education: Ohio High School Instills a Sense of Hope and Belonging

Everyone has a voice at Marysville TRI Academy, including those students who might’ve gone unheard in a traditional school setting.

Published: May 21, 2019
Topics: Education Equity, Vision and Culture
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Parent Meetings Aren’t One-Size-Fits-All

Meetings students where they are means we need to meet parents where they are, too.

Published: May 16, 2019
Topics: Vision and Culture
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Personal Learner Profiles Build Student Agency, Teacher Capacity

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

Published: May 14, 2019
Topics: 101, Helping Teachers
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Personalized Learning Isn’t About Technology. It’s About Giving Every Student an Opportunity to Learn.

Personalized learning is driven by good teaching and strong student supports centered on the needs of each student.

Published: May 10, 2019
Topics: 101
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What’s Really Important In a Personalized Learning Environment

For this high school principal, personalized, competency-based learning is about supporting unique student needs.

Published: May 9, 2019
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Technology and Personalized Learning

Personalized learning is driven by good teaching and strong student supports centered on the needs of each student.

Published: May 8, 2019
Topics: 101
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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: Helping Teachers
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#ThankATeacher: Teaching Is a Work of Heart

We’ve created five ways for you to recognize the teachers in your life for all that they do.

Published: May 6, 2019