• When Projects Are Personalized, Learning Is Social

    This post originally appeared on Education Week's Learning Deeply blog on January 4, 2017. Learning is social, even when it's personalized. It sounds contradictory, but it's true. Personalized learning is all about putting the student at the center of their learning experience,...

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  • It’s a New Year for Next Gen Personalized Learning

    Happy New Year! There is something abidingly magical about the start of a new year. It’s the same way we feel in September when school begins—we’re given a fresh, clean slate and an opportunity to build on what came before, set intentions, rest, and meditate on small and large...

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  • Next Generation Learning Today: New Learning Designs, Resilience, and Lessons from Higher Ed

    New Learning Designs Announcing CityBridge’s 16 New Breakthrough Schools: D.C. Winners CityBridge Education blog Since launching Breakthrough Schools: D.C. in 2013, CityBridge has invested in 29 new and existing schools committed to radically transforming education in the District,...

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  • A Countdown of the Top 10 K-12 Posts of 2016

    As we ring in the new year, singing Auld Lang Syne, we can get nostalgic about most anything. Even blogs. What I find most rewarding about top 10 lists is not just the nostalgia looking back upon the past year. It’s also finding out which issues are most important to the most important...

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  • Top 6 Themes of the “Friday Focus” Practitioner’s Guide to Personalized Learning

    I invite you to join me as I look back and reflect on the insights, surprises, challenges, collective hardships, and joys the NGLC network has experienced in 2016. The top themes covered in the Friday Focus series, a practitioner’s guide to personalized learning that we put out twice a month...

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  • Playbook to Create an Education Culture of Experimental Innovation

    Author: Sujata Bhatt “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” –Jim Rohn, Business Guru Technology is Not Enough My team and I recently visited a pioneering district in its sixth year of 1:1 implementation. The majority of teachers were very...

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  • Teacher PD: The Achilles Heel of Personalized, Next Gen Learning

    We Americans like to think of ourselves as creative, entrepreneurial, and self-determining. Our public schools set lofty visions promising their graduates will have the skills, knowledge, and lifelong-learning dispositions needed to fulfill that ideal. Personal agency: yes! That’s what the...

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  • Student Voice

    In this post, we discuss a key instructional move that underlies most personalized learning models: student voice. Today we will: As we see time and again when we visit NGLC grantee schools, student voice is an essential component of personalizing learning and ensuring that students...

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  • Next Generation Learning Today: Learner Profiles, Assessment & Social-Emotional Learning

    Learner Profiles First Steps Towards Agency: The Learner Profile, Donnell-Kay Foundation Blog Their anchor tool is a set of cards that learners, and their parents, sort into piles that reflect the degree to which the statements describe who they are as learners and as people. Based on...

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  • Equity in Next Generation Learning

    The students in the student panel at last month’s iNACOL Symposium remind us to elevate the voices of students and others who have not been heard. To listen. And to engage students in the solutions we seek. It is required in order to achieve equity in next gen learning. NGLC Is Working...

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