• 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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  • Moving at Your Own Pace

    A key instructional move that underlies most personalized learning models is moving at your own pace. Watch how KnowledgeWorks describes the foundation of this instructional move:   “Moving at your own pace” means that students in the same social grouping (often grouped by...

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  • Student Goal Setting

    “I hope to score 42 goals this season” WHY 42? “It is a HUGE number but I think I can do it” In this post, I discuss a key instructional move that underlies most personalized learning models: student goal setting. I will describe the instructional move in theory, provide...

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  • Next Generation Learning Today: Design Guides, Digital Platforms, Personalized Learning

    Designing for Equity in Next Gen Learning, NGLC Where does equity and race enter the conversation on innovation? How can we design and teach for equity? This toolkit offers tools and methods for tapping equity’s inventive potential for new school designs…. This toolkit is intended to...

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  • What is the Role of Edtech in Creating Student Equity?

    The critical topics of equity and inclusion have surfaced on panels and in community discussions from Silicon Valley to local school district meetings. Exploring the myriad ways in which edtech can serve to help (or hinder) student equity in K-12 education is emerging as a greater priority for...

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  • The Intersection of Project-Based Learning and Cultural Responsiveness

    By Riley Johnson At a veteran project-based learning school, many times you find yourself asking, “What is next?”  As New Technology High School in Napa, CA has entered our 20th anniversary it has been important to reflect on the key element that has made our school special...

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  • Training Teachers for Competency-Based Learning Classrooms

    Author: Sajan George While competency-based learning is not new to the education industry, there are still challenges in implementation. The biggest impediment to launching such a model is not the technology, content, or standards mapping—it is in how we train our teachers. To effectively...

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  • Celebrating XQ Super Schools with NGLC Roots: Brooklyn LAB

    Last month, XQ announced ten winners of its super-competitive $10 million Super School grant program. Half of the winners have NGLC roots: Summit Elevate, Brooklyn LAB Charter High School, Powderhouse Studios, Washington Leadership Academy, and RISE High. We think that’s something to...

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  • NGLC at the 2016 iNACOL Symposium

    The NGLC network is excited for the 2016 iNACOL Symposium in San Antonio next week. Please join us at the following sessions so we can connect and learn together. We encourage you to follow #NGLCchat as well as #inacol16 to stay connected and share your ideas with the NGLC community. Exploring...

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