Posts by Devin Vodicka
Given the staggering number of students who are not well-served by the efficiency-focused college admissions process for a small number of elite universities, it is time for us to redefine success, prioritize authentic learning, and offer relevant pathways to ensure that all students know who they are, thrive and community and actively engage in the world as their best selves.
Let’s not aspire to return to “normal” and instead use what we have learned and expand promising innovations to better serve all students.
Relationships are at the heart of meaningful learning. We must attend to the social dynamics of learning by providing opportunities for students to develop their emotional awareness and skills.
With summer right around the corner, Devin Vodicka shares resources from the Texas Learning Exchange and how leaders and educators can use them to support planning and implementation of learner-centered summer programs.
By: Sabba Quidwai and Devin Vodicka. Sabba and Devin examine the D39 case study on how they have created an environment with collaboration, trust, and human-centered design.