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Expanding Our Notion of Student Agency

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Student agency from a sociocultural perspective has as much to do with external factors that shape experiences and possibilities as it does with internal attributes. Read more from one of our regular columnists on why it's time to expand our notion of student agency.

How School Administrators Can Support and Promote Formative Assessment

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By: Susan Villani. As teachers develop formative assessment-focused lesson plans and structures that enable students to increasingly become responsible for their own learning, administrators must give teachers the support and flexibility they need to rethink their approach.

CASEL’s New Guide Provides Actionable Steps for SEL Implementation

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CASEL recently published a comprehensive framework and toolset on social-emotional learning (SEL) to help bring clarity on, and provide actionable steps for, how to proceed in ensuring the healthy development of students.

What Happens When We Do School Better?

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By: Doris Korda. Doris explains how students in the Columbus City Schools have the option to participate in Options for Success (OFS) to avoid missing out on valuable learning opportunities.

Understanding Why We Work Should Inform Education

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Regardless of the instructional approach, teachers are tasked with creating a pathway to work for their students. Michael Niehoff and countless other teachers are trying to unlock the magic of how we can maximize and optimize the internal desire to work.

Preparing All Learners for an Uncertain Future of Work

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By: Katherine Prince. It is unknown what the emerging future of work will look like, making it even more critical that we help young people and education and employment stakeholders plan for multiple possible futures. Take a look at KnowledgeWorks' new foundation for readiness.

Mapping 21st-Century Skills to SEL Competencies

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The relationship between Socio-Emotional Competencies and 21st-Century Skills has been uppermost on my mind lately because of a series of key events. In mid-January I spent the day working with 250 North Dakota school leaders, who came together in Mandan to learn how to better implement the state’s Choice Ready initiative. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)…

Bending the Arc of Human Potential

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It's time to build the arc of human potential. We live in a time where talent is equally distributed, however, opportunity is not. A recap of the recent GSV Leadership Summit and seven innovative organizations supporting preschoolers to adults by spreading access and supporting employability skills.  

Advancing Equity Through Innovation: 7 Noteworthy Approaches From Brooklyn LAB

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Brooklyn LAB is built on the premise that we need to prepare all students to one-day hold jobs that likely don’t exist yet. However, by mastering skills such as problem-solving and conflict resolution, students will be ready to tackle those new challenges, regardless of their career path. LAB embraces seven innovative approaches to educate scholars and advance equity.

Redefining Readiness: New Literacies

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Readiness has become a popular way to describe the mission. Are our students ready? Many like college and career ready. Others like Future Ready. In Part 1 of Redefining Readiness, Michael Niehoff focused on Pedagogy and Courses. For Part 2, he explores new literacies.

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