3 Fundamentals of Teacher Collaboration in Personalized Learning

3 Fundamentals of Teacher Collaboration in Personalized Learning

[This article about teacher collaboration was published in collaboration with Next Generation Learning Challenges. It originally appeared on NGLC’s Next Gen Learning in Action EdWeek blog]
How a strong start, clear boundaries, and deliberate reflection are key in creating a culture of teacher collaboration.
While the concept of teacher collaboration is

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Report: Four Takeaways on Teacher Collaboration in America

Report: Four Takeaways on Teacher Collaboration in America

Teacher collaboration means different things in different schools. Activities include informal classroom observations, co-teaching models, common planning around instruction and curriculum, and data-driven discussions. However it’s defined, the prevalence of these types of collaboration vary widely across the country, according to a recent report from the RAND Corporation. The report, The Prevalence […]

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The Teacher’s Role in Independent Learning

The Teacher’s Role in Independent Learning

This article was originally published on EdWeek’s Next Generation Learning in Action Blog. 
What do you think of when you hear independent learning?
Many people imagine students on laptops. But when integrated with a holistic personalized learning model that includes multiple learning modalities, it can be much more than

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Deeper Learning Through Multiple Modalities

Deeper Learning Through Multiple Modalities

Anyone who’s tried to master a complicated task—such as preparing the perfect coq a vin to impress your dinner guests—knows there’s a disconnect between instruction and execution. You could have the greatest cookbook in the world, but conquering a difficult new recipe means trying, failing, changing your approach, and trying

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