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April 26, 2018

Innovation in Real-Time - Part II

Inspired to redesign learning experiences, leaders and educators share their perspectives on approaching innovation--and failing forward--following several revelatory training and brainstorming sessions.

April 20, 2018

On Deepening the "Why": What Achievement First has Learned From our Greenfield Model

Achievement First Greenfield's team is launching a new model for education, and finding ways to seamlessly integrate enrichment, personalized learning, and self-reflection into rigorous small group and whole group classes throughout the school day.

April 16, 2018

Transformative Culture Mapping

Can we actually design for an organizational culture or is it something that organically grows over time, in ways that cannot be architected?

April 13, 2018

Can Flex Time Support Student Agency?

There is real potential in the use of flex time to promote student agency; as a result, the team at Silicon SchoolsFund have begun to form hypotheses about what makes for a successful implementation.

April 12, 2018

Personal Learning as the Gateway to Equity and Access for All Students

In order for all students to understand the increasingly complex world of work and develop the skills and dispositions necessary to successfully navigate multiple career changes in their lifetime, their learning pathways need to become more personalized. A key focus at Vista Unified School District is involving making such learning more equitable and accessible for all students.

March 23, 2018

Cultivating Anti-Bias and Anti-Racist Leaders of the Future

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.

March 21, 2018

A Year in the Making: What Teaching Making to Others Taught Me about Next Gen Learning

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.

March 20, 2018

Why Linking Matters in K-12 Education: Network Effects and Other Benefits

What is the big deal about networks? Educators, change agents and learners can create value by taking advantage of these "network effects."

March 19, 2018

Innovation in Real Time - Part I

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?

March 08, 2018

Can an Emerging Approach to K-12 Education Buck the Troubling Trend on Women in Leadership?

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.

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