Making This the Moment Schools Transform for the Better

This is a pivotal time for public education. There’s a new lens on the issue of equity in schools, like who has access to distance learning. There’s fresh recognition that students must own their own learning to be college- and career-ready. We’re seeing that having a clear school identity and shared values helps school communities come together when it really matters, like now.

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Four Keys Look-For Documents: Finding the Four Keys in Action

As we partner with educators to develop a common understanding around a holistic definition of student readiness, many school communities are utilizing explicit and common language to operationalize what readiness means to their community. Many schools already have a holistic definition that their staff, students, and families have bought into to or sometimes have even helped to design.

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Three Strategies to Empower Students

What’s the secret to empowering students? How can we unleash their hidden potential? While I’m not sure I’m qualified to answer this question fully, I have gleaned a few important strategies from working at Inflexion and living with a veteran teacher who is really skilled at tapping into students’ strengths.

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Equip Your Students to be Life Ready Using These 3 Simple Strategies

This last year has been full of airplane rides and early mornings for the School Partnerships team here at Inflexion as we work with school leadership teams up and down the West Coast. Listening to the radio on one of my late night drives home from the airport, I caught part of a Freakonomics interview with the managing director of a team that started as part of the British government known as the Nudge Unit.

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