Resources

Sharing resources and tools that inform and guide our work

Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns

Disrupting Class, Expanded Edition: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns applies Clayton M. Christensen's theories of "disruptive change to a wide-range of real life examples.

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Blended: Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools

Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools is the practical field guide for implementing blended learning techniques in K–12 schools.

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Continued Progress: Promising Evidence on Personalized Learning

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation engaged RAND Corporation to carry out an ongoing study of foundation-funded schools that are employing promising approaches to personalized learning. This research is part of a public commitment the foundation has made to spread effective practices across districts and charter networks, develop innovative roles for teachers, and support implementation of college-ready standards.

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Dissatisfied Yet Optimistic: Moving Faster toward New School Models

In this white paper, Dissatisfied Yet Optimistic: Moving Faster toward New School Models, four authors lay out their case for the need for new school models and identify their commitments to helping more of them launch and grow.

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Getting Smart On Regional Next-Gen School Design

Series of blog posts highlighting work in Next Generation Learning Challenge's (NGLC) Regional Funds for Breakthrough Schools hubs located in New Orleans, Chicago, Washington, D.C, Colorado, New England, and Oakland.

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