How Blended Learning Can Support Student Agency

How Blended Learning Can Support Student Agency

Blended learning can lead to student agency when it gives students choices about what, where, when, and how they learn. For a better understanding of what student agency is and what it looks like in school-based learning, see my first post in this series, How Next Gen Learning Can Support Student Agency. The following blended learning strategies were shared in a recent #NGLCchat on student...

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Set the Stage for Personalized Learning in Your Classroom

Set the Stage for Personalized Learning in Your Classroom

On NGLC’s Personalized Learning topics page, we state, “In an education model where students are truly at the center, learning is tailored to individual students’ strengths, needs, and personal interests. Learning opportunities take into account existing knowledge, skills, and abilities, set high expectations, and push students in supportive ways to reach their personal...

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RETHINK: Planning and Designing for K-12 Next Generation Learning

RETHINK: Planning and Designing for K-12 Next Generation Learning

The International Association of K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) and Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) have teamed up to produce a toolkit for district, charter, and school leaders to use in the very early stages of conceptualizing and designing next generation learning programs, initiatives, and schools. RETHINK: Planning and Designing for K-12 Next Generation Learning focuses on...

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Pathway to Possibility: A Framework is Renovated and Refined

Pathway to Possibility: A Framework is Renovated and Refined

Last September, Next Generation Learning Challenges published a white paper laying out our perspective on what next generation learning is and what it requires. The six dimensions of the framework were built out of observations of the work of NGLC grantees and a scan of the field. Since then, we have been collecting comments, feedback, and suggestions for making the framework “work” for a...

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