2018 Baltimore Convening
The Cross States High School Collaborative is holding its 2nd Annual National Convening on November 27 & 28, 2018 at Johns Hopkins University School of Education. Below are the resources, documents, and activities used at the convening.
Designing for Learning a primer on key insights from the Science of Learning and Development. Click to Download (PDF)
The Brain Basis for Integrated Social, Emotional, and Academic Development how emotions and social relationships drive learning. Click to Download (PDF)
“In theory it’s a good idea” understanding implementation of proficiency-based education in Maine. Click to Download (PDF)
Learning with Others A study exploring the relationship between collaboration, personalization, and equity. Click to Download (PDF)
Designing for Learning a series of cards and activities to support teams in applying key insights from the science of learning and development.
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Designing for Learning – Cognition this activity focuses the complex cognitive processes like attention, encoding, and retrieval that occur through a relationship between working memory and long-term memory. Click to Download the Activity (PDF)
Working Documents & Handouts
New Approaches to Policy Implementation how public exectuives address the complexity of policy implementation and what can be done to increase efficiency and sustainability. Download full report (PDF) Download handout (PDF)
Designing for Learning – Cognition Activity this activity focuses the complex cognitive processes like attention, encoding, and retrieval that occur through a relationship between working memory and long-term memory. Click to Download the Activity (PDF)
November 27, 2018
Sharing Our Learning: a round robin discussion of successes and challenges using ESSA to support high school improvement and redesign.
Recent Findings from the Evidence Base: evidence-based findings on Technical Assistance, Adult Learning, and School Capacity Building.
Problem of Practice: Building state capacity to support implementation and help districts and schools problem solve
Competency-Based Education Models exploring Knowledge Frontier Competency-Based Education and CSI High Schools
Shifting to Evidence-Based Ideas the images below are used to illustrate how to shift perceptions from current thinking to evidence-based ideas.
Featured Presentation Video
The Fifth Discipline in Three Minutes is a three-minute survey of the main points in Peter Senge’s book, “The Fifth Discipline”. After listening to this, get your own copy. It’s worth reading.