We've produced a series of podcasts to share the voices of students, educators, and others who are reimagining assessment and experiencing assessment for learning. The first podcast, fittingly, profiles a project that grounds assessment in the Hawaiian practice of mo'olelo (storytelling) to build a culturally responsive framework for assessment.
3 key formative ideas for teacher professional development to prepare students for tomorrow in the context of a deeply historical societal problem: generational poverty.
Critical thinking is a thing. We can define it; we can teach it; and we can assess it.
For this edition of Friday Focus: Practitioner's Guide to Next Gen Learning, we spoke to Matt Riggan, co-founder of the Workshop School in Philadelphia.
In previous blog posts, we have provided an overview of the three brushstrokes that guide our work at Vista Unified. In this post, we focus on the third brushstroke, making a Relevant connection to the world of work.
By flipping the traditional adult-driven school model and putting students at the center, Summit believes it can equip students with the skills, knowledge, and habits they need to lead a fulfilled life.
Poke your head into any school around the country and you are likely to see students working in small groups. Why do educators see small group collaboration as a model to facilitate learning?
The school's sights are focused on the future. Tomorrow's world will value critical thinking, problem-solving, collaboration, intellectual agility, adaptability, entrepreneurship, and effective communication (in every form). Loveland High School teachers and leaders know that traditional teacher-directed classes won't engage students or set them up for success in this fast-evolving world.
Through a visioning process, Trailblazer staff committed to designing experiences that were both interest-based and enriching for all learners.However, we were still missing one piece. Thanks to Maria, we found it.
This edition of Friday Focus: Practitioner's Guide to Next Gen Learning is dedicated to sharing gifts from the network that emerged during the recent NGLC-NGSI convening in Colorado. Sarah Luchs, a K-12 program officer at NGLC, explores seven key insights from convening participants about the work of transforming learning.