Future of Learning

Is the End of Standards-Based Teaching Near?

[…] place in the networked economy of today. The COVID-19 crisis has laid bare the fundamental truth that for many years schools have largely been used for daycare, general wellbeing and upkeep of children, and lastly education. Of the three education has been by far the least effective, in no small part, due to the […]

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Leadership

The Wallet Test: How Honest Are You?

[…] to the email address on the business card. What scientists learned is that both within and between countries, there’s a lot of variability in honesty. But in general, the more money was in the wallet, the more likely it would be returned—suggesting that, like my dad, a lot of people are motivated to do […]

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Ed Leaders: Your Path Out of COVID to a Radically Better Future Is Hiding in Plain Sight

[…] thrive in a challenging and rapidly changing world. Agency and self-direction, critical thinking and resilient problem-solving, caring and collaboration, creativity and lifelong learning…. We all share this general sense, no matter what words we use. This wide and deep agreement is the vision and set of shared values that can, and should, provide public education with […]

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Getting Through

The Story Behind The Laboratory School Open Iconography Library

[…] Dezudio team built out a collaborative document with concepts and an inventory of icons as they sketched. The intern team referenced common representations in existing icons for general concepts, and explored a variety of possibilities for conveying new ideas. All told, Deal says the design process took about six weeks. “Sometimes there was a […]

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Work-Based Learning Ecosystems: Getting Smart & GPS

[…] enrollment and decreased drop-out rates. Surveys of students reflect positive attitudes toward WBL models, especially those that are personalized, mentorship-based and industry located. Post-graduation emp loyment rates generally trend higher with graduates of WBL programs. More recent reviews by Brookings (2020) summarize key research supporting core elements of WBL. These include positive adult mentorship, […]

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 Podcast: Richard Barth on Building A National School Brand

[…] efforts to improve teaching and learning. Richard summarizes some of the strides they’ve made there! Richard gives his thoughts on how serving as a Board Member of General Assembly has made him think differently about learning and post-secondary opportunities. As more and more students move into work and learn ladders, how does KIPP help them […]

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Future of Learning

Podcast: 20 Trends in 20 Minutes

[…] damage we’ve created. But we don’t have much time—perhaps a decade—for comprehensive coordinated action. “We are the last generation that can prevent irreparable damage to our planet,” General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés. That’s 20 trends worth paying attention to. If you’re a school leader, discuss a couple of these at the next staff meeting. […]

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Ed Policy

Julian Guerrero on Pathways and Programs for Indigenous Youth

[…] always starts when I build a relationship is new administrators in education, it doesn’t matter what level, whether that’s postsecondary or K-12 school superintendents really have a general understanding that they want their Native American students to succeed, and they’re interested in how to get there.  I think when you zoom out across the […]

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