Posts by Rebecca Midles
Leading with Love and Centering Student Voice: Big Picture Leadership Conference 2019
By: Rebecca Midles & Kelly Niccolls. Big Picture Leadership Conference is setting the standard for student-centered learning and leadership.
Puget Sound Schools: Making Interest-Based Learning Meaningful and Intentional
By: Kelly Niccolls and Rebecca Midles. Kelly and Rebecca take us on a tour of select Puget Sound schools that adopt the Whole Child Initiative, focused on community partnership and rearing the next generation of local industry expertise.
Incubate, Replicate and Scale: How Dallas is Creating Great High School Options
Rebecca explores how Dallas ISD is providing students with choice through P-techs - schools that are a partnership between high schools, colleges, and industry partners.
The Education Revolution Revisited: Chugach 25 Years Later
Rebecca Midles recants a visit to the Voyage School, part of the Chugach School District in Anchorage Alaska. The district is will be presenting and sharing more about their innovative school at the 2019 iNACOL Symposium.
Moving Toward Mastery Learning: Practical Steps for Making Progress
The education of today is adapting in order to enable learners to meet the future of tomorrow. Mastery learning is a combination of student-centered learning objectives and thresholds supported with strategies that can create powerful, replicable results and provides a plan to meet future education needs.
Three Strategies for Providing Top-down Support for Bottom-up Change
The Colorado Education Initiative partnered with Stanford University’s School Retool Fellowship to empower Colorado school and district leaders to be the agents of change for equitable deeper learning.
T³ Alliance: Developing “Solutionary” Mindsets
Mindset meets design thinking through project-based learning, resulting in a community coming together to solve real issues. Rebecca shares her instructor training experience with T³ Alliance and their organized collaboration between Upward Bound programs across the nation.