Educator Competencies: Video Examples of ‘Growth Mindset’

The Educator Competencies for Personalized, Learner-Centered Teaching are designed to be a customizable tool to guide educator development.

By mastering the twelve foundational competencies, educators can build a solid foundation for continued growth. The competencies are a subset of those outlined in the Educator Competencies for Personalized, Learner-Centered Environments, created to empower a growing number of teachers to implement and scale up a transformation of their classrooms into places of personalized, student-centered learning. While… Read More ›

Educator Competencies: Video Example of ‘Growth Mindset’

The Educator Competencies for Personalized, Learner-Centered Teaching are designed to be a customizable tool to guide educator development.

By mastering the twelve foundational competencies, educators can build a solid foundation for continued growth. The competencies are a subset of those outlined in the Educator Competencies for Personalized, Learner-Centered Environments, created to empower a growing number of teachers to implement and scale up a transformation of their classrooms into places of personalized, student-centered learning. While… Read More ›

Educator Competencies: Video Examples of ‘Lifelong Learning and Growth’

The Educator Competencies for Personalized, Learner-Centered Teaching are designed to be a customizable tool to guide educator development.

By mastering the twelve foundational competencies, educators can build a solid foundation for continued growth. The competencies are a subset of those outlined in the Educator Competencies for Personalized, Learner-Centered Environments, created to empower a growing number of teachers to implement and scale up a transformation of their classrooms into places of personalized, student-centered learning. While… Read More ›

Educator Competencies: Video Examples of ‘Vision for Teaching and Learning’

The Educator Competencies for Personalized, Learner-Centered Teaching are designed to be a customizable tool to guide educator development.

By mastering the twelve foundational competencies, educators can build a solid foundation for continued growth. The competencies are a subset of those outlined in the Educator Competencies for Personalized, Learner-Centered Environments, created to empower a growing number of teachers to implement and scale up a transformation of their classrooms into places of personalized, student-centered learning. While… Read More ›

Educator Competencies: Video Examples of ‘Dedication to All Learners’

The Educator Competencies for Personalized, Learner-Centered Teaching are designed to be a customizable tool to guide educator development.

By mastering the twelve foundational competencies, educators can build a solid foundation for continued growth. The competencies are a subset of those outlined in the Educator Competencies for Personalized, Learner-Centered Environments, created to empower a growing number of teachers to implement and scale up a transformation of their classrooms into places of personalized, student-centered learning. While… Read More ›

Reflection Tool for Prioritized Competencies: A Video Walkthrough

A reflection Tool for Prioritized Competencies

Are you engaging with the revised edition of the Educator Competencies for Personalized, Learner-Centered Environments and ready to build your understanding of how your practices align to the indicators for each competency? The Reflection Tool for Prioritized Competencies provides a guided approach with thoughtful questions designed to assist you in determining where you are in your… Read More ›

Prioritized Competencies and Assessment Tool: A Video Walkthrough

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When we were creating tools to support the use of the revised edition of the Educator Competencies for Personalized, Learner-Centered Environments, we knew we needed to prioritize competencies that focused on the implementation of personalized, learner-centered environments and the professional development of practices that nourish them.  The video below offers a walkthrough of the prioritized… Read More ›

Resource Round-Up: Honoring Student Voice with Authentic Products

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Engagement can be an ongoing struggle in remote and traditional classroom settings, but there are technologies and strategies available that can open the door to many authentic student projects. Blogs, podcasts, digital storytelling, and a variety of non-traditional genres of writing can feel closer to the kind of communication students do out of school. Below… Read More ›

A Personalized Professional Development Tool: The Teacher-Learner Profile

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When Berkeley County School District in South Carolina decided to introduce the use of learner profiles as a tool to help students develop ownership of their learning, instructional coaches decided to try the process out with adult learners first through the creation of Teacher-Learner Profiles. “We asked teachers to complete one as an exercise in… Read More ›

Resource Round-Up: Teaching the Civil Rights Movement

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Suffering decades of lynching after the Civil War, a movement had long been in the works. However, it wasn’t until the 1950s after the murder of Emmet Till that the movement became organized. In schools, we often learn to associate the civil right movement primarily with the actions of Martin Luther King, Jr. but of… Read More ›

Highlighting the Importance of Relationships During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Associate Principal Darius Green sat down to reflect and describe what student-centered learning has been like for his school community during COVID-19. For him, building relationships is the cornerstone of a thriving school community. Leaders and educators must be honest in how they address social injustices to give each student what they need to be… Read More ›