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Next Gen Tools: Personalized Learning Plans and Learner Profiles
January 4, 2016

Personalized Learning Plans (PLPs) and Learner Profiles help a student to identify academic and social-emotional needs, goals, and pace; keep track of them; and teachers use them to truly person…

Postsecondary Trending Now: It Takes a Village (Make That a City)
September 28, 2015

Institutions of postsecondary education aren’t islands, and they can’t pull off the completion agenda in ivory-tower isolation. In recognition of this, cities are joining forces with the coll…

Getting Smart on Regional Next-Gen School Design
September 30, 2015

Published by Getting Smart in partnership with Next Generation Learning Challenges Authored by Sarah Luchs & Tom Vander Ark, with support from NGLC staff and Getting Smart This publicati…

Wanted: Change-Driven Leaders to Reinvent Higher Education
September 28, 2015

When given the opportunity to develop innovative solutions to the most pressing problems facing higher education today, the sky's the limit. Four sample models illustrate solutions that can …

Early Progress: Interim Report on Personalized Learning
November 1, 2014

The interim findings from an ongoing study of schools using personalized learning practices are promising; students are making significantly greater gains in math and reading over the last two ye…

Building a Culture of Innovation in Higher Education: Design & Practice for Leaders
April 16, 2015

This report and toolkit is meant for universities, colleges, community colleges, not-for-profits ,and organizations that serve the higher education landscape who want to reimagine their vision of…

Vertus Charter School
March 26, 2015

The academic model of this charter high school for boys in Rochester, New York has four pillars: 1) strong relationships, 2) personalized year-round academics, 3) character education, and 4) care…

Building 21: B21 Philadelphia
March 25, 2015

As a non-selective neighborhood  high school in the School District  of Philadelphia, B21’s mission is  to empower networks of learners to  connect with their passions and b…

InnovateEDU: Brooklyn Laboratory Charter School
March 25, 2015

Entrepreneurial learning is the backbone of this Brooklyn charter school network which opened in Fall 2014 to serve grades 6-12, including English language learners and students with disabili…

Piedmont City School District: Piedmont Middle School
March 11, 2015

At Piedmont Middle School, the future for students is changing through relevant, engaging learning opportunities, a school culture filled with hope, and a redesigned teaching and learning envir…