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Francis Pina Interview

Better Learning

This podcast features an interview with Francis Pina, a Boston native and math teacher at Charlestown High school. He shares… Read More »


Fit for Purpose: Taking the Long View on Systems Change and Policy to Support Competency Education

This paper explores the issues state policy needs to address to support a transformation of K-12 education toward personalized, competency-based… Read More »


Multiple Intelligences: A New Look at an Old Theory

In this webinar, author Thomas Armstrong will discuss how multiple intelligence theory can be used in today’s classrooms. He will… Read More »

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Research Collaborative Seminar: Reducing Inequities Through Competency-Based Education

Connect with our very own Stephanie Krauss to discuss her recent paper for Lumina Foundation on how competency-based education may help reduce… Read More »

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Up Close and Personal: Chronicling Learning Practices Across the Nation


This website from EdSurge showcases stories illustrating what personalized learning looks like in practice in schools across the country. The… Read More »

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Frequently Asked Questions About Competency-Based Education


This resource was designed to help district and school leaders communicate effectively about personalized learning with a variety of stake… Read More »

blog | January 2, 2018 | by Mary Bellavance

Creating a Peer Coaching Program to Grow Student-Centered Learning (Part 2)

In part I of this three-part series, I wrote about how Maine’s Biddeford School District created a peer coaching program… Read More »


The Science of Learning

Deans for Impact

This report summarizes existing research from cognitive science on how students learn and shows its practical implications for teaching and… Read More »


The Art of Reflection

Beth Holland

Student portfolios can provide an alternative way to assess student work. Yet, they can become simply a catalog of things… Read More »


Rethinking State Accountability to Support Personalized, Competency-Based Learning in K-12 Education

Susan Patrick, Maria Worthen, Natalie Truong, Dale Frost

This issue brief from iNACOL shares state policy recommendations and resources for policymakers who are ready to rethink state accountability… Read More »

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