Aurora Institute President and CEO Susan Patrick and Policy Associate Alexis Chambers sat down with Matt Shea and Courtney Belolan to discuss the 15 policy priorities that the Aurora Institute is advancing at the federal and state levels. Learn more: https://aurora-institute.org/blog/aurora-institute-announces-federal-and-state-policy-agenda/
Gisele C. Shorter, of Raikes Foundation, and Camille Farrington, of University of Chicago Consortium on School Research, spoke with Matt Shea and Courtney Belolan at the Aurora Institute Symposium Voices Hub about initiatives that are supporting equitable learning environments and the conditions that foster them.
Jason Swanson, Director of Strategic Foresight at KnowledgeWorks, recorded a fascinating interview at the 2019 Aurora Institute Symposium. He described futures-thinking and how it applies to the work of transforming education.
Here's Shawn Rubin, our 2017 Innovator Award recipient and Chief Education Officer at the Highlander Institute. In this interview, he shares an innovative educator prep model and talk about what’s missing from the conversation in the shift toward student-centered learning.
Our Research Director, Eliot Levine, who also manages the CompetencyWorks initiative, sat down to talk about the updated definition of competency-based education with Matthew Shea and Courtney Belolan.
iNACOL Policy Director Natalie Truong speaks with Courtney Belolan and Matthew Shea about how the learning sciences could inform federal and state education policy. The interview covers topics explored in an upcoming iNACOL report, Aligning Education Policy with the Science of Learning and Development.
iNACOL's Vice President for Federal and State Policy Maria Worthen and Policy Associate Alexis Chambers recently sat down for a new episode of Innovation Spotlight to discuss assessments. They shared how federal policy offers new opportunities to rethink states' approach to assessment, what innovative assessment could look like inside the classroom, and how assessment is often conflated with accountability.