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How One Teacher Gives Students Voice and Choice in a Math Classroom

Giving students voice and choice is just one part of personalized learning, but it lays the groundwork for bigger life...

Published: April 26, 2017
Topics: Early College High School
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Teacher Collaboration in a Competency-Based Learning Environment

Teacher collaboration is not new. Teachers have long partnered within disciplines or collaborated in interdisciplinary teaching efforts. In a competency-based...

Published: April 21, 2017
Topics: Early College High School
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Getting Ohio Students on the Fast Track to College: Early College High School Versus College Credit Plus

There are multiple pathways through which Ohio high school students can get college experience, but not all are created equal....

Published: April 13, 2017
Topics: Early College High School, Education Policy
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Six Ways to Maximize Your School Partnerships

Strong learning communities are made up of more than just a school, its staff and students. Rather, they pull from...

Published: April 10, 2017
Topics: Community Partnerships, Early College High School
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The Role of a College Liaison to an Early College

Secondary and post-secondary education often operate in very distinct silos that don’t interact. It’s the job of people like Dennis...

Published: April 5, 2017
Topics: Early College High School, Education Policy, ESSA
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Strong Early College Champions

Behind every great school is a community of people championing the work. Sometimes those relationships form organically and sometimes you...

Published: April 3, 2017
Topics: Early College High School
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Discussing the Imagine FutureEd™ Student Design Competition on EduTalk

When we think about the future of learning, are we including student voice? The Imagine FutureEd™ Student Design Competition elevates...

Published: March 13, 2017
Topics: Future of Learning
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Experience Conference, Day One: How Are You Making Dreams Come True?

The third annual KnowledgeWorks Experience Conference, attended by educators from across the country, kicked off today in Orlando, Florida.

Published: February 27, 2017
Topics: Early College High School
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A Weekly Discussion of Personalized Learning

The weekly podcast Personalized Learning with Matt and Courtney focuses on personalized learning in plain, jargon-free language.

Published: February 1, 2017
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Woodlawn High School Graduate to Be an Ambassador for Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Jarrell Jordan, a 2015 graduate of Woodlawn High School is joining 72 other people from across the United States to...

Published: January 10, 2017
Topics: Early College High School, Higher Education
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2016: A Year in Review

Looking at the most popular KnowledgeWorks 2016 blog posts, common themes include personalized learning, the future of learning and honoring...

Published: December 21, 2016
Topics: Education Policy, Future of Learning
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Planning for the Future of Teaching and Learning

The way we learn is changing. Where we learn is expanding. When we learn is becoming more customized. In order...

Published: November 28, 2016
Topics: Future of Learning
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Empowering student learning in Kenowa Hills, Michigan

Kenowa Hills Public Schools are ensuring their students are prepared for the future with a new initiative focused on competency-based...

Published: November 21, 2016
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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The Power of Partnerships: Four examples of school districts successfully partnering with local community organizations and businesses

Read four examples of school districts successfully partnering with local community organizations & businesses to the benefit of both students...

Published: November 16, 2016
Topics: Community Partnerships
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The Future is Brighter for Students in Cincinnati

In Cincinnati, voters passed Issue 44, which will expand access to two years of quality preschool throughout Cincinnati Public Schools.

Published: November 10, 2016
Topics: Community Partnerships
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What’s next for education with the new presidential administration?

Matt Williams and Lillian Pace talked with EduTalk radio about personalized learning and the upcoming presidential transition.

Published: November 10, 2016
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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Achieving College Success in High School

In Canton, students of all ages and background are fortunate to have the access and support that make obtaining a...

Published: November 8, 2016
Topics: Early College High School, Higher Education
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Five Steps to Reimagine Your Learning System

Virgel Hammonds, Chief Learning Officer for KnowledgeWorks, shares five step to reimagine your education system and move towards competency-based education.

Published: August 10, 2016
Topics: Community Partnerships
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I received my invitation to college as an infant. Too many people never receive one at all.

In England, every student, regardless of circumstance, is receiving an invitation to college. Sometimes just being asked makes all the...

Published: August 1, 2016
Topics: Higher Education
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History is not a term relegated for moments of the past

When I think of history, I think of studying what’s happened long ago. Of learning about everything that led up...

Published: July 21, 2016
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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Bringing New Opportunities to Students

Early college high schools open up opportunities for first-generation and low income students to attend college, putting them on the...

Published: May 26, 2016
Topics: Early College High School
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Helping Students Get College-Ready with Early College High School

A lot of what determines success in college isn't taught in a book, but is in KnowledgeWorks early college high...

Published: May 17, 2016
Topics: Early College High School
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To Teachers Everywhere: Thank you! #thankateacher

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week and KnowledgeWorks staff will be sharing thanks to teachers all week on Twitter using...

Published: May 2, 2016
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The College-Going Population in Birmingham, Alabama, About to Grow by Sixty High School Students

The class of 2020 for Woodlawn Early College received their acceptance letters last week, starting a future where college is...

Published: April 27, 2016
Topics: Early College High School, Education Policy, ESSA