Education Elements, the leading consultancy supporting public school districts to become more student-centered, announces the release of their new whitepaper series, Guide to Selecting Curriculum to Support Personalized Learning. Having supported 600 schools across 34 states, Education Elements has developed a structured approach to effectively identify and implement a proper curriculum framework that supports each district's’ unique needs. This expansive guide is broken into a three phases whitepaper series and is available at no cost through Education Elements’ website.
Irwin brings significant experience supporting large K-12 districts across the United States as former lead of Gartner's K-12 practice Education Elements, a consultancy supporting public school districts to become more student-centered, welcomes David Irwin to its team of Managing Partners where he will be responsible for supporting school district leaders in their efforts to transform their districts. Upon joining Education Elements, Irwin will continue the next chapter in his mission to transform public education. For the past 14 years, Irwin has worked at Gartner Inc., the world's leading IT research and advisory firm, in several roles including supporting state and local government clients and edtech providers, leading North American consulting operations, and spearheading product development for their events division.
This white paper includes a framework, actionable ideas and insights from districts who have successfully implemented personalized learning, to help you get started.
Digital Promise and Education Elements announced today the release of the Competency-based Education (CBE) Toolkit, the culmination of over a year’s work in ten forward-thinking school districts who are sharing lessons learned from their CBE implementation journey. The toolkit shares highly actionable advice and thoughtful reflection from the contributing districts, and is intended to help other district leaders and teachers at any phase in the CBE implementation journey.
Includes Real-World Strategies for Schools Adopting Blended & Personalized Learning Education Elements and The Learning Accelerator today released a new communications planning guide for school districts that are transforming education through blended and personalized learning. The new guide is in response to the nation-wide movement towards personalization in education and reflects what these two organizations, both deeply involved in this movement as blended and personalized learning implementation experts and catalysts, have discovered as critical to success. "A clear takeaway from our past work is that effective communication is a cornerstone of successful innovation in education," said Kira Keane, Partner at The Learning Accelerator. "School districts that develop thoughtful communications plans build a culture of engagement, transparency, and trust that is critical for innovation both to take hold in the classroom and to be scalable across many schools."
Witlin to Support Education Elements' Efforts to Increase and Enhance Consulting Capabilities for School District Clients Education Elements, a consultancy supporting public school districts to become more student-centered, today announced the addition of Jack Witlin to the organization's Board of Directors. Witlin will replace Jennifer Carolan as the company works towards the advancement of its existing suite of client consulting services.
The 10 district leaders selected as the third cohort of the prestigious Lexington Education Leadership Award Fellowship completed their personalized learning fellowship with a celebration in Washington DC on November 9, 2016.