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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Personalized Learning

The 12 Shifts for Student-Centered Hybrid Environments

With remote and hybrid learning staying on the horizon, it's critical to understand: how have expert education practitioners worldwide successfully adapted their practice in the uncertain education climate?

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Personalized Learning

How Digital Portfolios Empower Student Ownership of Learning

By: Kathy Rogers. “When one teaches, two learn.” This quote from Robert Heinlein has resonated with me throughout my 28 years in education. In my career, I’ve employed a variety of instructional strategies, but a constant has been my desire to connect with my students to help them—and me—learn and…

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Future of Learning

5 Ways to Make All Students Lead Learners

Teaching is the highest form of learning. Yet many students never have the opportunity to become lead learners where they learn at the highest level by having the responsibility of teaching others. Check out five ways all educators can expand the opportunity for all students to learn at the highest level by all becoming teachers.

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Future of Learning

4 Tiers Of Showcasing Student Work

The more we showcase student work - exhibitions, other events, digital spaces, and entering contests - the more students care about producing high-quality work.

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Featured

Empowering Students Through Sharing

This is part 1 of a 4 part series about how student engagement increases when students share their learning. When students are provided an opportunity to publicly share their knowledge about something they have learned, they are given more opportunity to take ownership of their work, which demonstrates that…

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