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Rebecca Midles is an innovator in competency education and personalized learning with over twenty years of experience as teacher, administrator, board member, consultant and parent. Follow her on Twitter at @akrebecca.
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Getting Clearer: Human-Centered Design

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Where do we start when thinking about the new system design for teaching and learning in America? We start with people. Specifically, our students.

Focusing on Learners and SEL: Looping Strategies to Welcome Learners Back

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As social-emotional learning becomes more integrated into our systems of learning, we must consider a specific structure to tend to the whole child returning to some form of schooling in the fall, looping.
Distributed Leadership

Getting Through: Distributive Leadership

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Rebecca and Kelly discuss distributed leadership and how it resolves in community and requires collaboration from multiple stakeholders.

Getting Through: Leading Through And To A New Generation Of Learning Systems

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In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, leadership is more important than ever, especially in building a new generation of learning systems.

Graduation and Beyond After COVID-19 School Closures

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Rebecca & Kelly discuss what life will be like for high school seniors navigating these next few months towards the end of their K-12 learning experience.
Mortar boards in the air at a graduation

Book Review: Reinventing Crediting for CBE

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Reinventing Crediting for Competency Based Education by Jonathan E. Martin explores why our K-12 educational crediting system needs to change, providing both examples for how to lead the change and suggested next steps.
Helping Grads Tell Their Story: The Case for Extended Transcripts

Helping Grads Tell Their Story: The Case for Extended Transcripts

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Schools around the world are attempting to serve their students in more relevant and authentic ways such as offering extended transcripts enabling students to highlight further skills.

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