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Learning Design

Climate at the Apex of Education Re-Design

By: Matt Piercy. Readers are introduced to the Interconnectedness of COVID-19 and equity, but also how climate change should be an integral part of the conversation when redesigning education.

Competency-Based Education

Mastery Learning in Action

Mastery Learning in Action, a paper recently published by the Mastery Transcript Consortium, offers a comparative structure based on visits and interview from five of its member schools.

Getting Through

When Humans, Not Systems, Run Schools

By: Andy Calkins. Andy discusses how the districts in NGLC's change management project have transitioned to home-based learning with rapid design of new systems and communication.