When curriculum is relevant and applicable to the world beyond school, students exercise critical academic and Learner Quality skills, learn global curriculum, and create real products for authentic purposes making a difference in their world today.
When assessments are informative, students are able to understand and build on their personal strengths, improve on weaknesses, set goals, and become owners of their learning.
When social and emotional connections are made, students develop divergent thinking, empathize with others, and express themselves in authentic ways.
When students have 24/7 access to tools and resources, they have opportunities to express and communicate their learning with others anytime and anywhere.
When there is a culture of creativity and innovation, students own their learning, apply higher-level thinking skills, create novel solutions, and are motivated to share their knowledge and products.