The Connected Classroom: Understanding the Landscape of Technology for Student-Centered Learning

The Connected Classroom: Understanding the Landscape of Technology for Student-Centered Learning Download the Full PDFBack to Publications Page December 09, 2015   THE NELLIE MAE EDUCATION FOUNDATION AND PARTHENON-EY Across the country, educators and leaders have adopted, adapted, created and implemented a broad range of technology supports to help deepen student-centered learning opportunities. To help…

Education Indicators for Maine 2015

Education Indicators for Maine 2015 Download the Full PDFBack to Publications Page October 28, 2015   EDUCATE MAINE In this report, Educate Maine examines 10 indicators around education access, achievement, and participation for Maine students. Beyond promoting discussion, this paper serves as a call to action for increasing engagement, positive dialogue, and support for promising…

A State Policy Framework for Scaling Personalized Learning

Supporting Youth Organizing: A Tale of Unexpected Insights Download the Full PDFBack to Publications Page August 01, 2015   KNOWLEDGE WORKS This policy framework identifies strategies to guide states and districts when scaling personalized learning. The framework – developed with insights from school districts, state education agencies, policymakers and education organizations – focuses on innovations…

Blended Instruction

Blended Instruction Download the Full PDFBack to Publications Page April 07, 2015   EDUCATION CONNECTION AND EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT CENTER (EDC) Digital technology is here to stay, with new tools and media for learning finding their way into schools and young people’s lives each year. But even as interest in technology-enhanced instruction grows, many educators struggle…

Equity in Competency Education: Realizing the Potential, Overcoming the Obstacles

Equity in Competency Education: Realizing the Potential, Overcoming the Obstacles Download the Full PDFBack to Publications Page November 04, 2014   RAND EDUCATION AND JOBS FOR THE FUTURE Competency-based education is designed to promote equity by preventing students from falling behind. In practice, however, poorly implemented competency-based programs could inadvertently increase inequity – in opportunities…