Posts by Nate McClennen
In our latest check-in on Khan World School, we observe inspiring student-led projects, inquiry-based learning and personalized experiences.
In many high schools, the traditional course sequence and graduation requirements remain stagnant. For future-ready students, we need to update these content areas..
Microschools meet a unique learning need and ASU Prep’s Microschool in a Box makes it possible for more learners to access affordable, relational microschool learning.
The age of AI begs the question: what skills and knowledge are uniquely human? With massive search engine capacity and AI tools to scan, reorganize, and create new ways of interpreting information, where should learners be focusing their time and attention? Mason and Nate from Getting Smart explores in their latest post.
Multiple education innovations are converging rapidly to build better experiences for all young people. The microschool movement, long established but accelerated by the pandemic, has led to the launch of hundreds of new small learning environments across the country. Artificial intelligence promises to improve personalizing learning, provide every…
Five years ago, more than 20 years after consolidation, with lower college graduation rates than expected and low student engagement rates, Northern Cass embarked on a journey to reimagine the learning experience.
Through our partner work with XQ Institute, we identified core criteria that any next-generation LMS should incorporate.
Credentials and learner records are accelerating the shift to competency-based learning and help learners manage unbundled learning by collecting evidence from multiple providers and provide quicker and more personalized onramps to high-wage employment.
The role of competencies has become increasingly important as employers, students and educators realize the impact of transferable skill deficit in young people. The challenge, however, becomes implementation.