Clark County School District, fifth largest in the country, educates more than 320,000 students in 356 schools. At a recent Apex Learning seminar Kim Loomis, Innovative Projects Coordinator, outlined 10 of the digital learning models they use in CCSD.
yesterday by Tom Vander Ark
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...
2 days ago by Tom Vander Ark
In our work across the country, we've recognized a strong need from teachers and leaders for information to inform how they can implement personalized, digital learning. Professional development is a key factor in boosting the likelihood of implementation success. We talked to two leaders on the front lines of Professi...
8 days ago by Carri Schneider
Houston is rapidly becoming a great global city. Houston schools are a big part of the success story. So when next month when Superintendent Terry Grier steps down, he should deserve a lot of credit for his contribution to Space City.
8 days ago by Tom Vander Ark
February is Career and Technical Education Month! As part of the month long public awareness campaign we are celebrating with the publication of Generation Do-It-Yourself (GenDIY) blogs -- how young people are hacking a pathway to a career they love.
10 days ago by Getting Smart Staff
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With over 300 submissions from teachers during the implementation this fall, the Friday Institute has learned many lessons that provide insight for those considering or developing micro-credentials.
17 days ago by Guest Author