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The frenzied competition to monetize our attention is actively undermining our students’ opportunities to practice high-level cognition and meaning-making in the classroom. More importantly, it’s demanding that we build a new mental image ...
Education leaders in Wyoming recently collaborated to transform the state’s education system with a competency-based approach to teaching, bringing together policy makers and education leaders from both K-12 and higher education. reDesign ...
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By Laurie Gagnon, Educational Designer at reDesign, in collaboration with reDesign team members Dixie Bacallao, Tracy Bauer, Morgan Hildesley, and Antonia Rudenstine
This post originally appeared on EdWeek here.
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How could defining educator competencies contribute to a learner-centered school culture?
How can we design competencies that are inclusive and supportive of each educator's professio...
It’s an early fall afternoon in 2020, and I am meeting (over Zoom, of course) with the leadership team of Círculos High School, an XQ school in Santa Ana, California, where students have attended zoom school for three weeks. Santa ...
Underlying the quiet, but fatal erosion of democracy in our country is a stark reality - Americans have forgotten what democracy feels like. We need a new hub for civic education and democratic participation - why not schools?
Read the ful...
What makes a quality rubric, and how do we know?
Do you have a consistent approach to rubric design, and does it center equity?
Does your instructional team have a clear and calibrated practice for rubric design?
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