Blended Personalized Learning (BPL)

NGLC in Oakland: Launching New School Design Models

In the spring of 2016, seven Oakland public schools won grants from the Next Generation Learning Challenge in Oakland to support implementation of school-wide personalized learning models. This piece will be the first in a series looking at how these schools are progressing and how they are changing what school looks and feels like for students.

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Oakland Personalized Learning Journey: Reflections on a Year of Piloting

This report is a collaboration of the Oakland Unified School District, the Rogers Family Foundation, and Inspire Ed consulting, and catalogues Oakland’s recent work to pursue personalized learning.

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Oakland Achieves Partnership: Fourth Annual Progress Report

The Oakland Achieves Partnership has released its fourth annual progress report which looks at all Oakland public schools by including data on both Oakland Unified School District-run schools and Oakland’s public charter schools.

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Case Studies from the Oakland Blended Learning Pilot

These case studies from Greg Klein, Senior Director of Innovation and Learning from the Rogers Family Foundation, provide an ongoing update on how blended, personalized learning has been implemented across eight schools in Oakland.

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MyWays: A Next Gen Toolset

The MyWays Toolset from the Next Generation Learning Challenge helps educators address the Three Big Questions of Next Generation Learning: How well are we defining and articulating what success looks like for students attending our school? How well does our design for learning and the organization of our school directly support students' attainment of our richer, deeper definition of success? How do we gauge students' progress in developing those competencies? And: How can we measure and articulate our school’s overall performance, beyond proficiency in English Language Arts and math?

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