Innovation for Equity
Skillsline: Developing Career-Ready Human Skills
The Skillsline learning model is based on an online suite of 10-minute micro-lessons using a Socratic learning method, with wrap-around acilitation supports such as instructor guides, discussion questions, and journal prompts.
ConnectED Community Partnerships Create Pathways
Designing a district-wide pathways system ensures that the majority of students get to participate in a pathways program, creating more options and opportunity to establish equity for all learners. NKC Schools, with the support of ConnectED, are making certain this is the case for all students in their district.
Orly Friedman on Red Bridge School and Educating for Agency
On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast Nate McClennen is joined by Orly Friedman Head of School at Red Bridge
Carnegie Summit 2023: Improvement For All
The 10th anniversary Carnegie Summit was a place where like-minded educators came together to be enriched and inspired by each other’s experiences. The education community’s journey from the Summit is toward equity, belonging, connection, joy, and improvement.
Balancing Act: Preserving Children’s Rights in the Digital Age
As policymakers increasingly wade into regulating children’s access to and use of online technologies, the time has come for a national conversation about youth rights in the digital age. Requiring thoughtful content filters and age-appropriate design that encourages digital citizenship will be far more effective in the long run than sweeping restrictions.
Getting Deep at Deeper Learning
Conferences must center learners and that's exactly what Deeper Learning did recently in San Diego. Victoria Andrews shares more in her latest post.
SMU+GSV Mission Summit: On a Mission to Change the World for Good
Next week in Dallas, GSV will convene innovative and forward-thinking minds in education, business, technology and industry for the inaugural SMU+GSV Mission Summit.
Rural Places, Big Visions – a visit to Northern Cass School District
Five years ago, more than 20 years after consolidation, with lower college graduation rates than expected and low student engagement rates, Northern Cass embarked on a journey to reimagine the learning experience.
Stephanie Malia Krauss on 10 Ways to Help Kids Live, Learn and Thrive
On this episode, we're joined by a former guest Stephanie Malia Krauss, author of the new book Whole Child, Whole Life.
Data Science Must Be Embedded in K12 Education
A big coalition is forming around this idea including Data Science for Everyone. This post includes a few examples of what school districts are doing to incorporate data science into their curriculum.
Special Education Myth Busting
We must start personalized learning pathways for learners with disabilities. First, we must dismantle the longstanding myths that constructed these barriers.
Durable Skills in Action
Hawaii Preparatory's senior capstone program represents the pinnacle of a student’s learning experience.
When Preparing Kids for Their Future, Should We Lead with the Destination?
Every educator wants their students to be prepared for the future, but the traditional approach to career readiness isn’t working. There’s a better way.
How High Schools Can Successfully Accelerate College Pathways
Common challenges exist when introducing college in high school. Here are five proven approaches that many high schools offering Accelerate ASU and ULCs have used to improve the overall experience and success of their high school learners.