Living in Beta: One Stone’s Pilot Results Are In
Great pilots are learning experiences and the active data collection informs the next iteration of a program. Learn about the positive results that emerged at all levels from Living in Beta this past spring.
Students as Coauthors of Learning: A Resources Guide
By inviting learners to coauthor experiences we help them build the most important skills and dispositions they’ll need to succeed in a changing world. Tom shares coauthoring resources for project-based learning, teacher tools and competencies, a list of systems that are best in class.
Building a Capstone Program: Rooting Education in the Growing Capacities of Youth
Capstones have the power to create a unique academic identity rooted in learner empowerment, relevance, and authenticity. Aaron Schorn shares the first steps in building a Capstone program.
Two High School Students Create STEM Program
Two high school students' mission to empower fellow learners leads them to develop Start STEM Early, a STEM program for and by students.
Punk Rock Classrooms Brings Passion, Unity & Do-It-Yourself Mindset To Education
Two educators use punk rock to create classrooms and schools where students are engaged, invested, and ultimately have ownership of what happens at school.
Education is Equity Work: New Resource and Customizable Toolkit to Help
KnowledgeWorks engaged with more than 60 new and diverse stakeholders to create the 2020 edition of the Educator Competencies; a new resource toolkit for educators.
Are You Putting Learners First? Here are 8 Ways to Check Yourself
Shifting to a learner-centered design frame of mind is becoming more crucial in order to adapt to learners changing educational needs. Here are ways to ensure you are putting the learner first.
From Last Chance to First Choice: Alternative Schools That Show the Way Forward
By: T. Vander Ark & R. Midles. Tom and Rebecca share seven types of schools that provide a learner-centered alternative to traditional high schools.
6 Ways School Leaders Can Use TxLx Resources for Learner-Centered Summer Programs
With summer right around the corner, Devin Vodicka shares resources from the Texas Learning Exchange and how leaders and educators can use them to support planning and implementation of learner-centered summer programs.
Why Learner-Centered Education is the Key to Meaningful School Improvement
By: Katie Martin and Devin Vodicka. In this article, Katie and Devin identify some of the most-broadly adopted methods developed by educators to differentiate support and improve learning design.