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 ›

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 ›

Education in the Balance: Tensions Affecting Education’s Future

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Education leaders at all levels need to grapple with key issues and tensions as they strive to meet learners’ needs, particularly in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to understand how to support and empower school systems in tumultuous times, we explore three topics in the series Education in the Balance: Tensions Affecting Education’s Futures: leadership… Read More ›

Greater Cincinnati Remake Learning Days

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Remake Learning Days Across America is an innovative learning festival for families and youth. Taking root in more than 17 regions, these hands-on and engaging events are designed for kids of all ages at libraries, schools, tech centers, museums, play spaces, community centers and more. KnowledgeWorks and the Catalytic Fund are excited to be sponsoring Greater Cincinnati Remake… Read More ›

Maintaining an Equity Focus During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Principal Arria Coburn and classroom teacher, Ellen Foley, sat down with us to reflect and discuss what it’s been like to keep schools and classrooms student-centered and focused on producing and sustaining equitable outcomes. Arria Coburn is a principal of the Springfield Renaissance School, a 6-12 EL Education School in Springfield, Massachusetts. She’s serving her… Read More ›

Key Findings from the Culturally Responsive Mastery-Based Education Research Project

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The Culturally Responsive Mastery-Based Education (CR-MBE) project investigated how eight New York City middle and high schools incorporate both culturally responsive education and mastery-based practices. Mastery-based education (MBE) is an approach to education that sets measurable learning goals that students master at their own pace and through personalized pathways to learning. However, on its own,… Read More ›