A look at Fresno Unified School District and their goals for greater personalized, competency-based learning at and beyond the classroom.
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June 04, 2018
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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 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 04, 2018
How Rhode Island's former education commissioner is leading an agenda to create powerful learning experiences for students in Tulsa, Okla., despite some of the lowest funding in the country.
March 19, 2018
In some districts, big schools mean some young people, especially those that haven't been well served or supported, to feel disconnected and fall through the cracks. Superintendent Kirt Hartzler explains that Union High School bucks the trend with a commitment to 100% graduation and college and career readiness for all students.
September 11, 2017
It is easy to think of personalization simply as differentiated instruction, but a full commitment to supporting individual learning journeys has many dimensions such as these 15 we've identified.
August 23, 2017
High school can be a confusing time, especially today with the increasing options for students due to the rapid expansion of digital learning. Advisory has to be the spine of the next generation high school.
June 13, 2017
Alex Hernandez of Charter School Growth Fund shares lessons learned from charter networks. To scale personalized learning schools must define what excellence looks like--a shared vision for powerful learning experiences--and build an organization completely in service of that vision.
June 06, 2017
Three trends and 10 questions for parents, teachers, and reporters discussed at the Education Writers Association meeting.
April 12, 2017
On a recent school tour trip to Chicago, we visited three schools creating powerful personalized learning environments that serve their unique student population and communities.