Personalized Learning

Genius Loci: Place-Based Education & Why It Matters

Place-Based Education (PBE) is a learning approach that utilizes geography to create authentic, meaningful and engaging personalized learning for students. We have set out on a journey to learn more about what it is, why it works and who is doing it.

Equity & Access

Does Your Curriculum Have a Growth Mindset?

By: Susan Santone. Cultural relevance and social action can help kids shift the narrative of their lives and futures, encouraging their optimism, agency and collaboration--all elements of the growth mindsets needed for academic and SEL development.


Solving Education’s $1.5 Billion Problem

By: Deborah Howard. The growing need for remedial education in college today reaches across economic strata, impacting students from all backgrounds. What can we do to fix this in our education systems?

Personalized Learning

Using UX Principles for Designing Curriculum

Just as UX designers design apps to be easy and pleasing to use, we can design our course experiences in ways that facilitate student learning most effectively using the “LEMErS” principles. It is more apparent than ever that we should build our curricula around story, which is one of the central tenets of good UX design.