Innovation for Equity
Dr. David Dimmett on Leading the Way with Project Lead the Way
Artificial Intelligence and Adaptivity to Strengthen Equity in Student Learning
Artificial intelligence has the potential to support educators and the creation of learning opportunities for each student–and educators are already using AI to adapt their work.
Measuring Learning Growth: Competencies and Standards
The role of competencies has become increasingly important as employers, students and educators realize the impact of transferable skill deficit in young people. The challenge, however, becomes implementation.
The Power of Process In Deeper Learning: A Case Study in Scaffolding
I walked into an 8th-grade classroom engaged in introspection, reflection, and metacognition. Here's what else I saw.
How Teacher Beliefs Transform Student Outcomes: The Impact of Collective Educator Agency
At AVID, we’ve learned that when educators believe in their ability to act and that their action will bring about the desired outcome, they become even more efficient and effective. With collective educator agency, educators take intentional actions grounded in the belief that together, they can support all students in being academically successful.
Al O’Bannon on Community Supports for Young People
On this episode, Trace Pickering is joined by Al O’Bannon the Executive Director of the LBA Foundation in Iowa.
Banking on Food Banks: Rural Alabama High School Hosts and Operates an Essential Community Food Bank
Rural regions in Alabama are among the most food insecure places in America. New partnerships between schools and food banks are one way to combat this challenge.
Collaborating with Community as Partners in Fulfilling the Promise of your Graduate Profile
Community engagement and collaboration is essential in both planning and implementing Graduate Profiles in order to fulfill the promise articulated in your profile. ACE Leadership HS partners with the community in a variety of ways; this blog focuses on a specific strategy to collaborate on curriculum design and project planning that can be adapted in many settings.
We Are All Digital Learners: Why DLAC is Perfect for You
Victoria Andrews and Rebecca Midles share their experience at the Digital Learning Annual Conference and why it's the perfect conference for you
School Districts and Charter Authorizers Need Innovation Pathways
It’s time for more new schools that meet new demands and take advantage of new opportunities--new schools inside public schools and public districts and new charter schools and networks.
Four Key Lessons from Utah for Accelerating and Expanding Learner-Centered Education
Policymakers and practitioners regularly stated that the country couldn’t afford to simply revert to our traditional, industrial-era approach to education. What can be done to take advantage of this opportunity and transform and reinvent our K-12 system into something better?
Dr. Dennis Johnston on Student and Educator Agency with AVID
On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast, Shawnee Caruthers is joined by Dr. Dennis Johnston, Senior Director and Chief Research Officer at AVID.
Rethinking School Infrastructure: Sustainability Saves
School infrastructure isn’t often the most attractive topic, but rethinking how we operate could provide numerous benefits that help us meet the triple bottom line - people, planet, and profits.
The Surging World of Work
World of Work is a career initiative that started in the Cajon Valley Union School District, San Diego CA. There are now districts across the United States who are using this model to prepare students in K-12 for their future directions.
Educators Leading Educators at TCEA
TCEA is a special space for educators to connect and build their networks. Rachelle Dené Poth shares why.