Aligning Dream Team Content with Assessment and Teacher PD
Eric Westendorf, CEO of LearnZillion, shares how, with the help of a teacher Dream Team, LearnZillion connects and aligns curriculum, assessment and professional development to support today's educators.
Getting Smart Podcast | Mississippi District Personalizes Learning for Teachers and Students
In this episode of the podcast, we chat with Dr. Philip Hickman, Superintendent of the Columbus Municipal School District in rural Mississippi, about how Columbus is proof that personalized learning and innovative education can happen anywhere.
The Science of Deliberate Practice: What it Means for Education
There is growing evidence that individuals can achieve high levels of performance through extended training. In this week's episode of the Getting Smart Podcast, Tom chats with Gene Kerns about his new book, which analyzes the implications of this evidence for K-12 education.
Podcast: Beth Anderson on Learner Differences
Beth Anderson shares her thoughts on learner differences. She leads the Hill Learning Center, a K–12 non-profit based in Durham, North Carolina.
K16-Instructional and Tech Integration Model Guide
While a tremendous amount of progress has been made to ensure that all students meet standards, have access to technology and are better prepared for life beyond school, particularly over the past 20 years, oftentimes teachers have to figure out how to get there on their own.
5 Ways Face-to-Face Learning Will Need to Differentiate to Contrast Virtual Learning
With all students having now experienced virtual learning, face-to-face environments will need to differentiate and maximize for continued success.
Personalized Instruction: The Key to Academic and Career Success
Everyone likes to talk about personalized learning that is focused on a student’s goals, but how do you expose kids to these things when their worlds don’t allow them to understand what opportunities are available to them? Noemi Y. Perez explores.
New NWEA Chief Chris Minnich on the Future of Assessment
Chris Minnich sees assessment literacy as key to successful assessment, and NWEA has focused on providing extensive professional learning opportunities for teachers to help them to maximize the value of assessments in teaching and learning. Learn more about their approach here.
Podcast: Eric Tucker on Reopening Schools with Equity in Mind
In today's episode, Tom Vander Ark is speaking with Dr. Eric Tucker, the co-founder and Executive Director of the Brooklyn Laboratory Charter School about the plan to re-open schools.
Show What You Know
This publication is a landscape analysis of the status of competency-based education in the U.S., including recommendations for action.