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A Practical Guide to Personalization in a Standards-Based World

Eric M. Carbaugh, Kristina J. Doubet

Often standards in education are seen as a roadblock to personalization. This article offers practical strategies for using essential questions… Read More »

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CompetencyWorks Releases New Reports on Key Issues in Competency Education

Chris Sturgis

In conjunction with the National Summit on K-12 Competency-Based Education, CompetencyWorks released several draft reports exploring key issues challenging the field… Read More »

blog | July 25, 2017 | by Sarah DelSanto

View from the Trenches of Implementing A Successful 1:1 Program

Read part one of this series. Technology integration coaches’ responsibilities depend on a district’s vision, access to technology and teacher comfort levels with… Read More »

blog | July 20, 2017 | by Sarah Jane DelSanto

1:1 Implementation: Practical Tips & Insights from a Tech Integration Coach

People are usually surprised when they hear that I am the technology integration coach at Portsmouth Middle School in Portsmouth,… Read More »


Personalized Learning, the Navajo Way

Mark Sorenson

This article, from the perspective of a principal, superintendent and mentor of indigenous schools for over forty years, looks at personalized… Read More »


Next Generation Learning Models for English Language Learners: Promising Practices and Considerations for Teaching and Learning

Natalie Truong

This paper highlights trends to advance learning for English language learner (ELL) students. It outlines promising practices and considerations for… Read More »


A Guide for Engaging ELL Families: Twenty Strategies for School Leaders

Lydia Breiseth, Kristen Robertson, Susan Lafond

This guide, developed by Colorín Colorado, an organization that supports English language learner (ELL) educators and students, shares useful strategies… Read More »


How to Design a School That Prioritizes Kindness and Caring

Linda Flanagan

This article shares the success story of Carrollwood Day School in Florida, chronicling the efforts of school leadership and students… Read More »

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Welcoming Schools Starter Kit

Human Rights Campaign Foundation

This brief, Welcoming Schools: An Inclusive Approach to Addressing Family Diversity, Gender Stereotyping and Name-Calling outlines a comprehensive, LGBTQ-inclusive approach… Read More »

blog | July 14, 2017 | by Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Supporting Student Self-Motivation In Online Credit Recovery Classrooms (Part 3 of 3)

Due to the self-directed nature of online learning in many credit recovery settings, fostering student motivation is essential. One teacher… Read More »

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