Strategies for Teachers to Drive Student Agency through Inquiry-Based, Authentic Learning

Research on motivation and engagement has established that creating opportunities for students to shape their educational experiences (i.e., student agency) is an essential ingredient for improving academic achievement. Join this webinar to learn strategies to design learning experiences that drive student agency through inquiry-based, authentic learning in K-12 education. In inquiry-based learning, a question, problem, […]

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An Introduction to Student Exhibition Nights

Educators across the nation are co-creating with students authentic, real-world personalized learning opportunities to promote deeper learning and prepare all students for success. Some schools are implementing student exhibition nights as a means for students to showcase projects, celebrate learning, and engage in interactive learning opportunities with their families, community members, and special guests. Exhibition […]

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Communication Strategies for Education Leaders Shifting Toward Competency-Based, Personalized Learning

Join this webinar to learn ways to communicate with stakeholders about shifting toward a competency-based and personalized system. Understand emerging national trends from a recent survey and landscape analysis on the best ways to communicate about competency-based and personalized learning, and cater these promising practices to your local context. Presenters: Chris Sturgis, Principal, MetisNet; Co-Founder, […]

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iNACOL Teacher of the Year: From Classroom to Workshop – A Practical Guide to Differentiating, Individualizing and Personalizing Instruction

Teachers across the country are shifting toward powerful, personalized learning models, where each student’s unique needs are addressed and every student has access to a world-class education that ensures future success. Shifting toward highly personalized designs has profound implications for the ways in which teachers educate students. Join this webinar to hear from Rachael Moola, […]

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Learning Outside the Classroom: Launching, Improving and Sustaining High School Internship Programs

Educators across the country are seeking ways to ensure students are building the necessary skills to prepare them for successful futures. Internships are a powerful tool to provide students with authentic learning experiences, connected to their communities and the real world, and aligned to their interests and passions. Internships provide a space for students’ talents […]

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The Innovative Assessment Pilot: A New Opportunity for States and Districts to Collaborate in Developing Next Generation Systems of Assessments

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) provides flexibility for states to redesign systems of assessments to better align with student-centered learning. The U.S. Department of Education has released an official notice inviting states to apply for a new program in ESSA: the Innovative Accountability and Assessment Demonstration Authority. This “Innovative Assessment Pilot” allows states to […]

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Current to Future State: Issues and Action Steps for State Policy to Support Personalized, Competency-Based Learning

Readiness for college, career and life should be a core purpose of K-12 education. As we shift from an industrial to a knowledge economy, the future workforce will need intellectual and creative capacities to solve problems and collaborate in an increasingly complex world. States and local communities have an opportunity to rethink the definition of […]

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An Introduction to Submitting Your Proposal to Present at the iNACOL Symposium 2018

Are you interested in submitting a proposal to present at the iNACOL Symposium in Nashville on October 21-24, 2018? iNACOL is now accepting proposals to present at the iNACOL Symposium. Learn more here. In this webinar, iNACOL will share key points to guide you through the Request for Presentations (RFP) process. Learn tips on submitting your […]

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How Teachers Are Incorporating Positive Youth Development Strategies in Personalized Learning

Research from the learning sciences tell us that the search for identity and autonomy is a primary aspiration of all young people. Schools — and teachers in particular — are pivotal in supporting students on this journey: helping them build competencies that connect to purpose, providing opportunities for meaningful contribution, and ensuring that they know […]

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