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iNACOL PLUGGED IN 09.07.16
Recently, iNACOL released the report Promising State Policies for Personalized Learning, which provides state policy exemplars for leaders seeking to enable personalized learning in K-12 education. Today, iNACOL released an executive summary of this report to highlight state policies along a continuum of key policy recommendations. Together, the executive summary and full report are useful tools for state policymakers and advocates seeking to advance personalized learning in K-12 education.
Learn More and Share:
- Download the new executive summary.
- Download the full report: Promising State Policies for Personalized Learning .
- Watch the archived webinar featuring this report hosted by iNACOL and the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).
- Twitter: iNACOL released new summary on promising #state policies for #PLearning http://ow.ly/wuMa303XdRq @nacol #EdPolicy #EdLeaders
Below are the latest events, news and trends across the field of competency-based, blended and online learning.
Upcoming iNACOL Events
September Leadership Webinar | Key Takeaways and Lessons Learned from Next Generation Learning Models
September 14, 2016 | 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET
September Teacher Talk Webinar | How to Get Started with Maker Education
September 15, 2016 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. ET
September Special Edition Webinar | A Reflection on the Field of K-12 Competency-Based Education and Emerging Issues
September 29, 2016 | 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET
October 25-28, 2016 | San Antonio, Texas
Plugged In Headlines: Other News in Personalized, Competency-Based, Blended and Online Education
Chris Sturgis, CompetencyWorks
Katrina Schwartz, KQED Mind/Shift
Soung Bae, Kari Kokka, Education Week
Allan Golston, The Huffington Post
Julia Freeland Fisher, Christensen Institute
Jenny Pieratt, Getting Smart
Tony Siddall, Next Generation Learning Challenges
Tara García Mathewson, Education Dive
New from iNACOL’s Blog: Education Domain
Creating an education system that prepares every student to succeed requires systemic transformation to high-quality, personalized, competency-based education. Today, the prevailing traditional, one-size-fits-all K-12 education…
Ensuring quality and equity is as the heart of the movement to transform education toward personalized, competency-based learning. By placing the student at the center of the learning process and re-engineering around…
When learning is done on a deeper level, it takes longer to accomplish. Thus, learning experiences that allow students to delve into topics and apply their skills are often more complex to design. Schools must think about how they are…
iNACOL in the News
JoEllen Lynch, The Huffington Post
A major task for high schools today is to guide students toward postsecondary opportunities. In the best schools, a strong college and career office develops relationships with students and families, presenting them with possible…
Corinne Lestch, EdScoop
Tests aren’t making the grade anymore – but states have a chance to fix them. Under the Every Student Succeeds Act, states are being challenged to create new, improved, innovative tests that don’t look like the standard multiple-choice…
Blended 2.0 Shifts Learning in Schools
Patricia Daddona, District Administration
A third-grader studying the Spanish settlement of California found a virtual tour online and shared the trip with her classmates by slipping a smartphone into a Google Cardboard viewing device. Such limitless online resources represent…
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