Posts by Rebecca Midles
Your District Needs an Innovation Pathway
By: Rebecca Midles and Greg Gazanian. Rebecca and Greg share resources for finding new ways to support innovation within a pandemic and beyond.
Get the F Out
The pandemic has created new opportunities for how to define success for our students. It starts with getting rid of the "F".
The Art Of Teaching Has Been Overcompensating For The Science
With the rise of learning science, the art of teaching could evolve into a system, and learners would be truly at the center.
Personalized Learning Is Special Education and the Time Is Now
By: Karla Phillips-Krivickas and Rebecca Midles. Learned through shared experiences, Karla and Rebecca share how schools can design student-centered, personalized learning for all students.
Focusing on Learners and SEL: Looping Strategies to Welcome Learners Back
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.
Getting Through: Distributive Leadership
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
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
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.
Book Review: Reinventing Crediting for CBE
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.
Getting Through: Supporting Learners as they Transition to School at Home
Getting Smart staff members Kelly Niccolls and Rebecca Midles discuss home-bound learning opportunities for students and share resources to help get you started.