Next Generation Learning Challenges supports the educators who are reimagining public education. NGLC helps them apply what we now know about learning to school design. They help educators live next gen learning professionally, and work with them to generate environments in which next gen learning can flourish. With customized guidance and deep learning experiences for…

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With 20 years of experience as a leader in strategic foresight and education transformation, the passionate KnowledgeWorks team partners with K-12 educators, policymakers and education stakeholders to prepare each child for success through personalized learning. By looking ahead to the future of learning and work, transforming policy and growing educator impact, the KnowledgeWorks team helps…

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Students at the Center helps educators to understand and make use of current research on student-centered approaches to teaching and learning. Their goal is that each student – with a special focus on students who identify as Black or Brown, have learning differences, are English Language Learners, have recently immigrated or are low-income – have…

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They want to move your school forward. As educators themselves, the leaders of New Hampshire Learning Initiative saw a need to assist schools in deepening learning practices to improve education. NHLI has a strong mission: move schools forward through meaningful educational change, and provide pathways to success in college, career, and life for all students.

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Education Reimagined, an initiative of Convergence, arose out of an 18-month dialogue to re-imagine education among 28 ideologically diverse practitioners and leaders. This group of innovators emerged with “A Transformational Vision for Education in the US” which sets out the fundamental transformation of the current school-centered education system to one that is learner-centered. With the vision…

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Aurora Institute is a nonprofit organization with the mission to catalyze the transformation of K-12 education policy and practice to advance powerful, personalized, student-centered experiences through competency-based, blended and online learning. Aurora Institute engages in policy advocacy, publishes quality standards and catalyzes new opportunities for anytime, anywhere personalized learning. There are some great resources for…

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10 Step Primer for Competency-based Learning Design

By Josie Jordan As an educator on the design team of the Pathways program at Mt. Abraham Union High School, I got pretty good at designing and scaffolding personalized, competency-based projects for individual students. Back in the regular classroom, it was a challenge to transfer those same, powerful practices to larger groups of learners without…

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A project of the Aurora Institute, CompetencyWorks is an online resource dedicated to providing information and knowledge about competency education in the K-12 education system. Drawing on lessons learned by innovators and early adopters, CompetencyWorks shares original research, knowledge and a variety of perspectives through an informative blog with practitioner knowledge, policy advancements, papers on…

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The New England Secondary School Consortium is a regional partnership that promotes forward-thinking innovations in the design and delivery of secondary education across New England. The five partner states—Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont—work together to close persistent achievement gaps and promote greater educational equity and opportunity for all students.

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