Dropping out is not a high school problem; it's a middle school problem. How do we hook students early and show that what they are learning is relevant? This edition of NGLC's Practitioner's Guide to Next Gen Learning is the second of a two-part series about leveraging strong community partnerships to provide real-world learning to students in middle and high school.
What can you learn about next gen learning by taking a new creative class each month? The first takeaway Liza Veto of NGLC had was that Making provides a different kind of learning than most traditional schools offer.
This edition of Friday Focus: Practitioner's Guide to Next Gen Learning is the first of a two-part series about three school systems that are leveraging strong community partnerships to provide real-world learning to students in middle and high school.
As a high achieving school in Colorado Springs School District 11, Chipeta Elementary has embarked on a school-wide change process. The simple answer is that we can always do better.
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.