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Your Ticket to More Effective Lessons

A Principal's Reflections

It was a one-size-fits-all approach centered on the teacher making all the decisions from an instructional standpoint at the expense of developing competent learners who can think. Like many things in education, elements of ITIP still have value depending on how they are used.

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Learn how these model districts implemented personalized learning

eSchool News

Personalized learning, competency-based learning and dynamic organizational design have shown promising results in school districts across the nation, according to a new report from Education Elements.


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Framework: Ed Elements Provides Model, Plan, Hand-holding


Separate from its Playbook that helps define a vision, Education Elements , a consulting firm, helps schools and districts design next-generation teaching and learning models. Download and examine Ed Elements’ three models for elementary schools and its three models for secondary schools.

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The Self-Aware Educator -- Developing systems for the educator’s mind

Education Elements

From competency-based learning ( I just gave a presentation at Keene State’s Education Summit ) to personalized learning, Stemscopes (hands on science curriculum) to Dreambox (adaptive math), and Edusight (robust gradebook) to Fishtree (adaptive learning system), we have a lot of choices.

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[Guest Post] The Future of Learning is Now

Education Elements

From 2009 to 2011, following the book’s publication, the Hume Foundation made grants to Rocketship in the Bay Area and Carpe Diem in Yuma, AZ, two charter schools that were already implementing blended learning, to promote their models. At that time, the only schools we could find that were innovating as whole school models were charters.

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Vote for Digital Promise’s SXSW and SXSW EDU 2018 Session Ideas

Digital Promise

Join us to see how young people can be more than consumers of virtual reality, and to learn methods to empower students as producers of immersive experiences that make an impact. Competency-based Learning In Your District. Come hear their stories and learn which approach is right for you.