Future of Learning

Dreamscape Learn Pod Unveiled at ASU+GSV Summit

At the ASU+GSV Summit, a leading digital learning summit held in San Diego, California, virtual reality (VR) enthusiasts had an opportunity to experience Dreamscape Learn pod, a first-of-its-kind, full-body tracking, immersive VR experience. Created in partnership with Steven Spielberg, Dreamscape Immersive and Arizona State University (ASU) unveiled the pod for the first time during […]

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Ed3

Education is about to radically change: AI for the masses

As AI continues to impact education, along with every other sector, innovative education leaders have an opportunity to build the foundation for the most personalized learning system we have ever seen.

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Getting Through

5 Research-Based Recommendations for Remote Learning: Lessons from LUSD

Consider what remote instruction might look like in a rural, high-poverty district that set personalized expectations for each student, monitored their growth and engagement, and not only encouraged ongoing feedback but also stressed the need for educators to maintain a safe and supportive learning community.

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Getting Through

We Can’t Put the Genie Back in the Bottle: Designing Next-Generation Education in the Time of Crisis

[…] during COVID-19, we’re being called to think differently about how we serve students, especially those who are in most need. We’ve been confronted with issues of remote learning and equity within an emergency context. We know it’s not just about online learning. It’s more about what does it mean—from an equity standpoint—for a child […]

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SEL & Mindset

The Scientific Case for Cultivating Grateful Learning Communities

[…] straight to staff appreciation week. And while it is unlikely we will catch someone saying, “gratitude sucks”, we’ve found that many underestimate the power of creating grateful learning communities. And for those who are downright skeptical that gratitude has a place in day-to-day learning, we’ve got some fascinating science to share. Developing Gratitude When […]

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New Pathways

The Learner-Centered Competency-Based Learning Management System

With more and more emphasis on pathways built around competencies as a better way to support learners in their journey towards a family-sustaining wage, Learning Management Systems (LMS) are trying to keep up. Most LMS solutions are well-aligned to the standards-based assessment systems, allow organized curriculum design and facilitate asynchronous learning. Yet, most legacy […]

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Leadership

Five Focus Tips for Back to School

[…] especially after having the summer “off.” However, many educators don’t actually take the summer off, instead they take advantage of the extra time to engage in professional learning. Whether by attending conferences, joining book studies, participating in online learning events or even heading to their classroom to prepare it for the new school year, […]

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Project-Based Learning

How to Co-Design Curriculum: Fostering Inclusivity through Shared Family Narratives

By: Jimmy McCue Embark Education is a competency-based school driven by the authentic integration of learning in projects at our enterprise, Pinwheel Coffee and co-authored learning experiences. My own collaboration with a group of learners has brought a transformative and deeply personalized dimension to learning. Rather than design and ask my colleagues for feedback […]

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