This week our Learner-Centered Collaborative team paused to reflect on our goals, our impact, and our next steps individually and collectively. We believe deeply in the power of reflection, and as Margaret Wheatley reminds us, “Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful.” As we close out the year and look forward, we are deeply grateful for our learning with our partners and how they are creating models of what is possible to evolve in education. We are guided by the persistent truth that a learner-centered approach is a ...
In its first year Learner-Centered Collaborative is progressing towards its vision for education ecosystems that empower all learners to know who they are, thrive in community, and actively engage in the world as their best selves. CEO and CIO, Devin Vodicka and Katie Martin, reflect on milestones from the past year and look to the years ahead.
Katie Martin and Devin Vodicka acknowledge what thoughtful, passionate educators have created, and as a result, how education has truly evolved. The work is hard and it is so critical to step back and acknowledge the bright spots and what is working.
As the world continues to evolve and change in dynamic ways, there is an increasingly urgent call to create schools that meet the needs of learners in our world today to equip them with the academic and social skills that are critical for success in work, life, and citizenship.