Our flagship campus in Austin, TX--Magnolia Montessori For All--has spent the past several months capturing our approach to proactively teaching children how to navigate lines of difference, so that they are prepared to lead a diverse world.
If you had an entire year to plan and reset your organization's culture, how would you reset it? This post explores they key elements of any launch: short term viability, and its eventual long-term viability.
The upcoming launch of the new International Center for Educational Research and Practice offers unique opportunities for real-time collaboration between researchers and practitioners.
NGLC staffer Liza Veto shares the ins and outs of how a making workshop can serve as a powerful in-person team building experience for professionals who work remotely.
What is the big deal about networks? Educators, change agents and learners can create value by taking advantage of these "network effects."
School transformation is the hardest work in education. How do you take an existing school with its long established culture, traditions, strengths, and weaknesses, and move it in a new direction?
For this edition of Friday Focus: Practitioner's Guide to Next Gen Learning, I interviewed educator Lilia Pineda about her experience moving from traditional approaches to an "extreme personalization" model at Design Tech High School, an NGLC grantee school in Redwood City, CA.
Two principals led their middle school teams on a journey to intentionally foster social-emotional growth in their students. Here, they share their progress on the effort and lessons learned on making school into an experience beyond academics.
A commons for educator learning can build connections that bridge the divided ecosystem, both for learning content providers as well as for educators.
While all children invariably face failures in school, girls are uniquely socialized to see failures as evidence of inaptitude. Girls are more likely to compensate by strictly adhering to classroom rules, which creates a vicious cycle that's reflected in the number of women in leadership positions in industry. As we celebrate International Women's Day, however, I'm encouraged by the emerging innovation I'm finding in K-12 schools today.