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One Good Question: How Countries, Communities and Schools Prepare Youth for Global Citizenship

Tom answers in what ways do our investments in education reveal our beliefs about the next generation’s role in the world? And, how much does the next big tool matter for lasting academic outcomes for all students?

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Discover Your Motivation: How to Make a Career Out of Your Passion

Because of the decisions to deviate from the path I prescribed for myself, the time I took to reevaluate my career plans, and ultimately the experience I created as a Peace Corps Volunteer, I discovered my motivation, and identified how to make a career out of this passion.

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3 Smart State Approaches to Competency-Based Education

A growing number of state policymakers are excited about the potential for competency-based education (CBE) to better meet individual student needs and eliminate learning gaps that traditional time-based systems have not been able to close. ExcelinEd outlined policy advances in Idaho, Georgia and Ohio. With the benefit...

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Prioritization: Time Management Advice to Empower Your Success

The difference between busyness and productivity can be difficult to see. Not all “important” activities are equal, and “good” activities can get in the way of your true priorities.

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12 Onramps for Personalized and Competency-based Learning

As Julia Freeland Fisher recently noted, “Systems will likely get into trouble if they attempt to make just a few aspects of their models competency-based, while retaining an otherwise traditional structure.” Julia suggested four on ramps--places to get started with personalized and competency-based learning and we...

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The Foundation for Excellence in Education is igniting a movement of reform, state by state, to transform education for the 21st century economy. Excellence in Action, the organization’s flagship initiative, is working with lawmakers and policymakers to advance education reform across America.

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Inspiration, Incubation, Intermediation: Keys to Next-Gen Learning at Scale

A layer of inspiration, incubation, and intermediation between schools and EdTech entrepreneurs is what will expand access to innovative learning environments and created aggregated demand for investment and new tools--and fuel the learning revolution.

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Moving Toward Learner-Centered Models in HigherEd

By: Eric Frank. Moving from instructor-centered teaching to student-centered learning can be supported by next-generation courseware or technology-enabled learning environments that dynamically adapt to the needs of each individual learner.

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