NG2: No Grades, No Grades Resources

 FREE & OPEN EDUCATION RESOURCES (OERS)

TENETS 

DEEP LEARNING THROUGH PROJECTS

Edutopia: Project Based Learning – Research, Reports and Tools              banner
mddc: Project Based Learning (Working Paper) Literature Review
Digital Promise Learning Studios

LEARNER AGENCY

Epiphany Learning: Student-Led Learning Environments – Observation Infographic
Education Reimagined: Learners at the Center – 2013 Pioneers, Downloadable School Pioneer Profiles
Agency by Design: Investigating the promises, practices, and pedagogies of maker-centered learning
Agency by Design: Maker-Centered Learning and the Development of Self: Preliminary Findings 

WHOLE PERSON FOCUS

ASCD Whole Child Development Initiative – Research, Reports and Tools
Digital Promise: Motivation and Self Determination
Lego: Cultures of Creativity
AIR/USED: Adult Learning Theories
Digital Promise: Learner Positioning System

BLENDED LEARNING

Edutopia: Blended Learning – Research, Reports and Tools
Educause: Next Generation Digital Learning Environment – A Report on Research
Education Elements: Guide to Selecting Curriculum to Support Personalized Learning
IES: Summary of Research on Online and Blended Learning Programs That Offer Differentiated Learning Options
IES: Impact and Implications of Blended Learning Research Review

LEARNING PROGRESSIONS

ACARA: National Numeracy and Literacy Learning Progression Project – Australia, 2017
BRT: Learning Progressions: Tools for Assessment and Instruction for ALL Learners University of Oregon, 2013 
NCEO: Learning Progressions in K-8 Classrooms – Synthesis Report 87 Hess, 2012
CCSSO: Learning Progressions: Informing Instruction and Formative Assessment – Heritage , 2008

Colorado Department of Education: Vertical Progression Tools Content and Arts

AUTHENTIC [COMPETENCY-BASED] ASSESSMENTS

FairTest: Assessment Matters – Developing Model State Systems to Replace Testing Overkill –  2016
NCC: Authentic Assessment Toolbox, Mueller, Last Updated, 2016
Digital Promise & Education Elements: Competency-based Education Toolkit
Center for Collaborative Education: QPA Design Tools
ELP: Portfolio Defense Model