Future of Learning

Designing Schools for Shared Use: A Pandemic Silver Lining

By: Randy Fielding, Cierra Mantz, and Nathan Strenge. Now is the time to renew efforts to create and maintain shared use facilities. Here are the challenges, successes, and benefits encountered by a charter school, a large school district, and a private school that have established and maintained the shared use of their facilities.

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Difference Making

Alive With Possibility: 20 Tips for Creating Responsive Schools

Responsive schools create a culture of possibility for youth by giving voice to their interests today and exposing them to opportunities for tomorrow. They enable success in what’s next—in work, learning, and community service.

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Future of Learning

School Sustainability Is About More Than Just Keeping the Doors Open

Have you developed innovative practices and offerings that are improving learning for your students? There is a wide range of factors that you should consider to ensure that these innovations are sustained in the long-term.

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Leadership

The Innovation Inequity Paradox

By Matt Hiefield and Tom Vander Ark. Innovation in education is never a bad thing but, as Matt Hiefield and Tom Vander Ark explain, getting the balance right between fostering innovation and fighting for equity may be the challenge of our time.

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Equity & Access

The Superhero Schools of Philadelphia

By: Chris Unger - These inspiring schools are doing important work for underprivileged students in Philadelphia. This is how they extend student possibilities.

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New Pathways

How Design Thinking Is Preparing Young People to Lead

The planet’s most pressing issues will likely need to be solved by our youngest generation, and preparation for that problem solving can start now in classrooms using design thinking.

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Difference Making

The Power and Possibility of Community Learning Hubs

Community Learning Hubs have become a lifeline for students that are in all virtual and hybrid school models providing a safe place to be throughout the day and, in some cases, evenings.

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