MyWays asks the four big questions challenging public education in the United States today and distills oceans of research to bring you trustworthy answers and actionable ideas.

 
 

WHY the urgent need for fundamental change? WHAT does that imply about the skills students must develop to succeed after high school? HOW can schools enable students to build this richer, deeper set of competencies? HOW can they measure progress, in ways that support the learning?

Use the research, tools, and community you’ll find here to launch your school-change initiative and reimagine your learning and assessment designs. The value of MyWays lies primarily in the rich discussions, collaborative development, and transformative culture-building it can catalyze within your team, school, district, and community. We encourage you to think of MyWays as more of a helpful friend than a blueprint; more of a conversation than a report; more journey than destination.

The kids are counting on us. Frankly, so are the adults. If we only know one thing about life in the 2030s and 2040s, it’s that it will be exceedingly different from today. There’s no more important work than preparing young people to shape those differences in positive ways.

 
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the Big questions

Discover how MyWays helps you and your school community create a through-line to success for students in today’s world.

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mindsets

Honor agency. Hold the whole. Invite the community. Embrace change. Risk vulnerability. These are the mindsets of next generation educators.

in practice

Explore how schools and educators are using MyWays to redefine student success and improve their learning and assessment design.

 

report

Research and practice converge to create the foundation for MyWays. Major new sections of the report will be released throughout Spring 2017.

Tools

Start using MyWays with your leadership team, faculty, or community. Build the consensus and clarity you’ll need to achieve your goals.

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about

Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) started incubating MyWays in 2014. Many visionary educators have contributed to its development.

Recent Updates

 
Photo: Staff and students at NGLC/LEAP Innovations grantee Cesar Chavez School, Chicago IL.