The nonprofit developer of the ACT test has been expanding beyond traditional measurement to new and broader ways to promote education and workplace success.
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June 18, 2018
June 13, 2018
An introduction to the new chief over at the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), Carissa Moffat Miller and her thoughts about the new normal in education and projects the CCSSO team is hard at work on.
June 12, 2018
A discussion with Dr. Susan Bell, a look at the work of Windsor Locks Public Schools and their move to student-centered, mastery-based learning.
June 06, 2018
Purdue Polytechnic High School is using design-challenges to give students real-world experiences as they earn their high school diploma. In partnership with Purdue University, PPHS is setting the stage for a new era of learning.
June 04, 2018
A look at Fresno Unified School District and their goals for greater personalized, competency-based learning at and beyond the classroom.
May 30, 2018
Michael Fullan is Canada's gift to education. For half a century and with 45 books to his credit, Fullan has been the world's most persistent and persuasive advocate for powerful learning experiences. Listen in to hear a conversation between Tom and Fullan about the potential for better high school credentials and how the assessment system is changing.
May 16, 2018
Tom chats with Maura Marino about the work happening in DC around new school development and improvement and how quarterback organizations can support innovative new schools and scale proven models.
May 14, 2018
With a call to leverage diversity for innovations in learning, Stacey Childress opened the 2018 NewSchools Summit (#NSVFsummit) in San Francisco. The national nonprofit catalyzes new schools, encourages better EdTech tools and develops diverse EdLeaders. Tom shares highlights from the summit and more.
May 02, 2018
How industry defined digital badges are supporting authentic, competency-based learning and work experiences that help students build rich, digital portfolios to support their college applications and career aspirations.
April 25, 2018
In this new world where anyone can learn anything, anywhere -- how we track, verify, and share capabilities is becoming a big deal. Tune in to this podcast with Parchment CEO, Matt Pittinsky to learn more about the future of transcripts.