Resources

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NGLC in Oakland: Year 1 Evaluation

The NGLC in Oakland Year 1 Evaluation highlights grantee school’s collective progress after one year of implementation, as well as provides an overview of the status, outcomes, and challenges for each school.

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Arts Integration and Expeditions with Personalized Learning: NGLC in Oakland Launch Update

In fall 2017 we launched a series of updates from the seven Next Generation Learning Challenge (NGLC) in Oakland launch grantees to hear what they have learned and how it has shaped their focus for the second year of their grant. In this piece we sat down with Morgan Alconcher, Principal of ASCEND, and Julie McMillan, a teacher at ASCEND, to discover how this grant has allowed their school to evolve into the vision they set forth three years ago.

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Meeting Needs for All Learners Through Personalized Learning: NGLC in Oakland Launch Update

In fall 2017 we launched a series of updates from the seven Next Generation Learning Challenge (NGLC) in Oakland launch grantees to hear what they have learned and how it has shaped their focus for the second year of their grant. In this piece we had a chance to connect with three members of the East Bay Innovation Academy (EBIA) special education team to learn how the school’s model of personalizing learning creates a supportive frame for their students qualifying for special education services to be well served in inclusive, general education classrooms.

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Tech Exchange: Oakland’s Onramp to the Information Superhighway

Technology has the ability to revolutionize education and empower lives, but only for those who can connect to it. Even in the year 2017, there still exists a huge digital divide with issues of equity and access to technology disproportionately affecting low-income households. In this blog entry, we profile Tech Exchange, an Oakland-based nonprofit organization that offers free and low-cost refurbished computers to low-income people.

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What's Possible With Personalized Learning?

Published by the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, this paper is designed to inform schools, families and communities about the potential of personalized learning. This report describes why personalized learning matters and shows what personalized learning looks like in schools for teachers and for students.

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