Posts by Rebecca Midles
Measuring Learning Growth: Competencies and Standards
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.
We Are All Digital Learners: Why DLAC is Perfect for You
Victoria Andrews and Rebecca Midles share their experience at the Digital Learning Annual Conference and why it's the perfect conference for you
Mindful Leadership for Change
Rebecca Midles pens a follow up to her recent blog, Framing and Designing the How, that connects the alignment of intentional design in the role of planning and communicating.
Growth Mindset is More than a Colorful Bulletin Board
As we are embracing mindset practices across the country, we need to also be more conscious of how we interact with learners; how we support their learning, and how we build their self-awareness of their learning.
Framing and Designing the HOW
Rebecca Midles carves the designing path to change for a learning organization.
Rethinking Urban Education: Tacoma Public Schools of Choice
In Tacoma, WA, there is a small network of three specialized high schools providing a wide range of students with an entirely unique high school experience. This blog post looks at how these schools are rethinking education in an urban environment.
Technology We Need: Documenting the complete Learner Record
Nate McClennen and Rebecca Midles issue a challenge to those building and creating solutions in the education technology industry.
So You Designed a Profile of a Graduate, Now What?
Your district has recently completed your Profile of a Graduate, (sometimes also known as a Graduate Profile or Learner Profile) now what? Rebecca Midles and Katie Martin share next steps.
Embedding Growth Mindset Practices: The Toolkit Version
Rebecca Midles shares a toolkit on how to create a learning culture that embraces a growth mindset that honors all learners.
Decentering Whiteness from Our American Schools
There is a narrative surrounding decentering whiteness in American education spaces. Kelly Niccolls, Rebecca Midles, and Susan Enfield walk you through this journey.