If you want to achieve certain goals in 2018 or build on certain relationships, the most effective thing you can do on New Year's Day is to resolve to focus on the habits necessary to achieve such goals.
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The International Center for Educational Research and Practice aspires to address the challenge of "inter-sectionality of thought." Bringing research and practice together is the only way school districts and their communities can create the learning environments that will prepare today's students for tomorrow's future.
November 27, 2017
Critical thinking is a thing. We can define it; we can teach it; and we can assess it.
November 27, 2017
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.
November 10, 2017
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.
September 22, 2017
Teachers in learner-centered, personalized settings serve as guides for students along pathways that address their individual needs, strengths, and goals for success in academics, career, and life. To prepare students to thrive in a changing world, educators promote collaborative projects, integrate authentic learning experiences that may occur outside the classroom, and, above all, foster learner independence and agency--student voice and choice.
September 20, 2017
Lyel Resner interviews the founders of Compass Charter School, a progressive community school in Brooklyn, about strategies and challenges of building a true community school, elevating empathy in the school model, and what leaves them hopeful when children engage in inquiry and connect across their differences.
August 29, 2017
We agree on the need for milestones and accountability, but what are the best measures of whether a school is truly helping its students progress to the next grade level, college or career readiness?
August 22, 2017
In just three years, 100% of Vista Unified School District schools are transforming to Personal Learning pathways for all students. These three steps made the change possible.
August 16, 2017
The work of next generation learning in Colorado Springs School District 11 has some striking similarities to group painting excursions.