Next Generation Learning Challenges

Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) accelerates educational innovation through applied technology and innovative learning methods to dramatically improve college readiness and completion in the United States.

They are strong proponents of a “next-generation learning” model that embraces competency-based assessment and progression, as well as personalized learning through personal learning pathways, project-based learning, and blended learning strategies. NGLC awards grants, supports innovative models—like their “Breakthrough Model” schools—and creates resources for education leaders. Among those resources are summaries of the latest research into learning and motivation, case studies of NGLC grantees and their successes with implementing NGLC’s “Personalized Learning School Design Attributes,” and toolkits geared towards solving on-the-ground challenges for practitioners in the early stages of transformation. For example, they offer a toolkit that helps school leaders to develop a plan for their unique learning environment that both addresses the challenges and seizes the opportunities of transformation.

Last updated on 04/07/2016

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