The Future Ready Framework

Use of Space and Time

In this webinar, Tom Murray and Eric Sheninger, coauthors of ASCD’s Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today, dissected their eight keys—each of which serves as a puzzle piece for redesigning the learning experience—to unlock tomorrow’s schools so that today’s modern learners leave ready to create new industries, find new cures, and solve world problems.
Alliance for Excellent Education

Media that perpetuates rigid gender roles and stereotypes can affect children's sense of self, relationships, and career aspirations. Our latest research report explores the effects of gender-biased media on children's development so we can promote more positive, accurate gender representations that give kids the freedom they need to be themselves.
Common Sense Media

How can districts use personalized learning to maximize the implementation of education and assistive technology to support all students, including students with disabilities? Learn how Pelham School District leadership integrated technology, implemented a new approach to professional learning, and built on the principles of UDL and use of accessible technology to personalize learning for all students.
Center on Technology and Disability

Fresh thinking about classroom setup and architecture and their impact on student engagement BY HEIDI HAYES JACOBS

f architect and writer John Cary has his way, women will never need to stand in pointlessly long bathroom lines again. Lines like these are representative of a more serious issue, Cary says: the lack of diversity in design that leads to thoughtless, compassionless spaces. Design has a unique ability to dignify and make people feel valued, respected, honored and seen -- but the flip side is also true. Cary calls for architects and designers to expand their ranks and commit to serving the public good, not just the privileged few. "Well-designed spaces are not just a matter of taste or a question of aesthetics," he says. "They literally shape our ideas about who we are in the world and what we deserve." And we all deserve better.

Key Takeaways Understand how deepening differentiation and personalization within stations supports effective instruction and increased engagement. Learn how raising the guardrails can allow for more flexible movement, grouping, and individualization based on student needs. Explore and utilize various ways of approaching data to understand and meet student needs more strategically and holistically.
The Learning Accelerator

After completing this guide: Educators will understand why a “one size fits all” approach to education does not support all learners and how stations can be a great first step to personalizing for students. Educators will explore various approaches to space, culture, and routines when implementing a station rotation model. Educators will be able to implement a basic station rotation in a traditional structure by utilizing key strategies, tools, and research.
The Learning Accelerator