Schools Worth Visiting

For many years (at least until 2020), we visited about 100 innovative schools a year. It’s the most important form of professional learning we do for ourselves and for the educators that accompany us. It’s how we create and update a shared vision of powerful learning.  This page features some…

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Schools Worth Visiting

70 Elementary & Middle Schools Worth Visiting

We believe school visits are the best form of professional learning. Based on a couple thousand school visits, and with help from colleagues and readers, we’ve compiled this list of elementary and middle schools that can give educators a better sense of what’s possible.

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Future of Learning

Podcast: 20 Trends in 20 Minutes

In this special edition episode, Tom is flying solo to outline 20 global trends that learning leaders need to consider.

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Future of Work

How Educators Can Prepare for the Future of Work

How do we prepare teachers so that they can, in turn, best prepare the students for the future of work? Rachelle Dene Poth shares thoughts on how educators can prepare themselves for the future through continuous learning.

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Future of Learning

On Spreading Learning Innovations: Pandemic Update

Innovations in learning is one of the most important change forces for good, and developing new ways to scale quality will be as important as new approaches to learning in the future.

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Competency-Based Education

What is Mastery Learning?

By Scott Ellis. Today, through technology, tools, and expertise, we have the ability to scale mastery learning at a national level. The question is: will we choose to do it?

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