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A New Home on the Web for the Aurora Institute

March 30, 2020

Andrew Schwartz, DeQuendre Bertrand

Education Domain Blog

New Innovation Spotlight Episode – Shawn Rubin on Innovative Educator Prep and Stakeholder Voice

January 29, 2020

DeQuendre Bertrand

Issues: State Policy, Develop Educator Capacity, Modernize and Diversify the Educator-Leader Workforce, Issues in Practice, Support Professional Learning, Engage Community

Education Domain Blog

Eliot Levine Shares News on the Definition of Competency-Based Education in the Latest Innovation Spotlight Podcast

November 12, 2019

DeQuendre Bertrand

Issues: Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation, Commit to Equity, Rethink Instruction, Create Balanced Systems of Assessments, Activate Student Agency

Education Domain Blog

New Innovation Spotlight Episode – Education Policy and the Learning Sciences with Natalie Truong

October 23, 2019

DeQuendre Bertrand

Issues: Federal Policy, Harness Opportunities in ESSA, State Policy, Redefine Student Success, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education, Issues in Practice, Rethink Instruction

Education Domain Blog

New Innovation Spotlight Episode - Assessments in Student-Centered Learning with Maria Worthen and Alexis Chambers

October 1, 2019

DeQuendre Bertrand

Issues: Federal Policy, Harness Opportunities in ESSA, Create Space to Pilot Systems of Assessments, Redesign Accountability Systems for Continuous Improvement, Build Balanced Systems of Assessments

Education Domain Blog

Bruce Friend Inaugurates iNACOL's New Podcast Series with a Discussion of the iNACOL Symposium

September 9, 2019

DeQuendre Bertrand

Issues: Federal Policy, State Policy, Issues in Practice, How to Get Started, Lead Change and Innovation

Education Domain Blog

What the SAT “Adversity Score” Tells Us about the Need for Personalized, Competency-Based Learning in K-12 Education

May 24, 2019

DeQuendre Bertrand, Maria Worthen

Issues: Federal Policy, Design for Educational Equity, State Policy, Redefine Student Success


#ALERT - The #Aurora2021 call for presentation proposals is now open. The annual symposium will take place Oct. 25-28, 2021. @Aurora_Inst invites proposals that offer lessons from the leading edge of #K12 education transformation.…

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