Posts by Nate McClennen
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.
Discovering, creating and retaining great teachers who are driven to support every K-12 learner is one of the most effective ways to change long-term outcomes for both students and their future communities.
As AI continues to impact education, along with every other sector, innovative education leaders have an opportunity to build the foundation for the most personalized learning system we have ever seen.
Khan World School launched in August 2022 to build a more engaging and challenging middle and high school virtual experience. As a partnership between ASU Prep and Sal Khan, the learning model design includes mastery-based learning, seminars, concurrent-enrollment opportunities and tutorials in addition to online courses.