• Open Learning Objectives

    Author: Ron Drabkin Teachers instinctively see the value of personalizing education for each student.  However, without infinite hours in the day, there is no practical way to help each student individually—and in fact, no way to even gauge the needs of each student. ...

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  • Leading at the Intersection of Equity and Innovation in Education

    The team at CityBridge Foundation, an NGLC Regional Funds partner and ecosystem hub based in Washington, D.C., is skilled at many things. Providing immersive adult learning experiences and modeling engaged, reflective, and transformative learning are just two of them. That sounds like a compliment...

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  • Three Starting Points for Adopting Systemic Personalized Learning

    Author: David Lipkin, co-founder and CEO of SchoolHack Solutions As educators, we know that making the shift to personalized learning requires more than just a technology solution. It requires us to fundamentally rethink ‘business as usual,’ dream big, take risks, encounter...

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  • Experts Share Wicked Cool Curriculum to Fuel Next Gen Learning

    What happens in next gen classrooms and schools? We opened the doors to peek inside classrooms and schools that are using next gen learning strategies in NGLC’s most recent chat on Next Gen Curriculum. Featured guests and participants tackled five key questions: How does your next gen...

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  • We Hired a Director of Personalized Learning! Now What?

    Author: Jin-Soo Huh As more schools adopt personalized learning and blended learning models, positions like directors of blended learning and personalized learning managers are becoming more common. This article from Brian Greenberg of the Silicon Schools Fund gives a nice overview of the...

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  • The LEAP Learning Framework: Personalizing Learning in the Classroom

    Author: Beth Herbert, LEAP Innovations Last week Chicago’s LEAP Innovations officially launched the LEAP Learning Framework, a tool for school leaders, teachers, and education organizations to help establish a common understanding around personalized learning, and provide concrete...

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  • Getting Better at...Getting Better in Education

    Every educator I know is committed to getting better. Period. I’ve never visited a school that doesn’t have an improvement plan, strategic plan, or transformation plan of some sort. If we take the goal of improvement as a constant in our field, then the question becomes: how do we...

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  • Competency-based Learning at Building 21

    What’s going on inside Building 21? The competency-based learning model behind this Philadelphia district partnership school is in its second year of operation and gaining attention. CompetencyWorks Digs into the Building 21 Model First, for an in-depth look at the school’s...

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  • A New Tool for Mapping Your Next Gen School

    Authors: Stef Blouin, NGLC & Nicole Falcone, 2Revolutions The number of components to consider when it comes to designing and implementing next generation learning environments can seem overwhelming. How do you design a school centered around student learning that is personalized, flexible...

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  • Experts Weigh in on Competency-Based Education

    NGLC’s most recent chat on Competency-based Education drew a large and engaged group of featured guests and participants. I think that’s because competency-based approaches to learning—where learning becomes stretched by pace and path—are a game-changer for schools that are...

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