Future of Learning

Invention Opportunity: Measuring What Matters

By: Devin Vodicka. It's time for an invention opportunity around assessments - create new policies, practices, and tools that encourage the development of purposeful goals tied to whole-child and competency-based learning progressions.

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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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New Pathways

How Deep is Their Learning?

Deeper learning isn’t found within the practice of project-based instruction, personalized instruction or competency-based instruction but how the learner applies that instruction.

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Competency-Based Education

Shining the Competency Education Light on Education in the Time of COVID-19

[…] the classroom or at home. It’s the process of motivating, instructing, and assessing students that shapes learning. In pre-pandemic days there was a growing consensus for personalized, deeper, mastery-based approaches. However, we must be careful about jumping to the assumption that personalized, mastery learning will be meaningful for students, teachers, and school leaders as […]

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Future of Learning

Voices from the Field: Best Practices

By: Erin Gohl and Kristen Thorson. We can support our teachers and the work they do by valuing their perspective and insights, providing them with the resources specific to their students’ needs, and giving them the autonomy to respond to the variations in learning and circumstance within their classrooms.

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Future of Learning

Three Keys to Making Game-Based Learning Student-Centered

There is a wide array of resources available that support learning through digital games and established approaches for integrating games into the school curriculum. Some fit easily into existing teaching practices and have seen widespread adoption, including platforms like Kahoot!

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Equity & Access

Preparing to Reopen: Six Principles That Put Equity at the Core

[…] back into their brick and mortar approach. Shira Moscovitz, an educator at a New York City public school serving a largely immigrant community, learned that integrating a deeper focus on social and emotional growth with academic content during remote learning supported greater academic growth. “When students feel safe and engaged emotionally, their academic growth will follow,” […]

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