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Credentialing America: How Impact Investing Can Help

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For individuals, the right kind of education can boost employability. For communities, educational attainment correlates with better social, economic and personal outcomes for citizens. How can we spread access to high-quality credentials?

Expanding Access to Powerful Learning in Tulsa

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How Dr. Deborah Gist is leading an agenda to create powerful learning experiences for students in Tulsa, OK. despite some of the lowest funding in the country.

The Learning Sciences: Two Perspectives

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By: Amelia Peterson. With developments in psychology and neuroscience, the thinking goes, we should be able to build a core body of knowledge on learning to inform how we teach and organize education. When it comes to moving from knowledge to action, however, the learning sciences seem to break up into two different perspectives.

A Simple, Free, Powerful Badging System

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Badges occupy an interesting space in education. Everybody knows what they are, most people have at least one or two, and they hold a lot of promise for improving education. But they still don't see the widespread use one might expect. Here, we look at a company trying to change that.

Evidence That Makes it Evident: Improving Assessment by Emulating the Trades

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By: Elliot Washor and Charles Mojkowski. The expanded vision of the graduate has widened the gap between the competencies educators want for all graduates, and the evidence of competence educators are actually collecting. Here's one way we can begin to change that.

The Future of Testing

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Future forms of large-scale assessment will function as integral dimensions of learning itself, rather than interruptions. They’ll both evaluate and reinforce the full array of knowledge and skills required for the success in both academic work and in real life.

How Continuous Feedback Fosters Learning

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By: Lindsay Portnoy. When students understand the iterative nature of learning and participate in the collaborative nature of feedback to fuel growth, they are much more likely to come to love learning.

Keys to Success for Formative Assessment: A Professional Learning Guide

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In order for formative assessment to be effective, several conditions must be met by and for practitioners. This new guide, designed to be a tool for enhancing formative assessment in an easily sharable and printable format, outlines these conditions.

Taking the Long View on Policies for Competency-Based Education

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This new report provides a holistic look at the culture surrounding, and possible improvements for, current efforts to achieve competency-based education. Learn more here.

What The Learning Sciences Tell us about Competency Education

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By Bror Saxberg - With automated tools and instructional support, there’s never been a better time to be a “learning engineer.” Here's what data and science have to say about Competency-Based Education.

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