Competency-Based Degree Programs on the Rise

Competency-Based Degree March 14th 2015, Written by Anya Kamenetz Indigo is excited to see competency-based learning incorporated into the college curriculum and credit structure. After all, we go to school to get a degree to get a job. It only makes sense to include job-skills and non-academic competencies into the learning journey, or as Anya Kamenetz puts it, “credits in exchange for direct demonstrations of learning.” January 26, 2015 Competency-based

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5 Predictions for Education in 2015

5 Predictions for Education in 2015 January 26th 2015, Written by Michael Horn What changes can we hope to see in education in 2015? One of Indigo’s top goals ranked #1 on the Forbes list, and we are certain it will create better academic and career opportunities for students across the world!  It’s the new year and with it, hopes for new developments in education. Here are a few scattered

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Higher Education: Mastery, Modularization, and the Workforce Revolution

Higher Education: Mastery, Modularization, and the Workforce Revolution March 14th 2015, Written by Michelle R. Weise and Clayton M. Christensen Developing job skills is just as important as learning grammar and science. In fact, it might be more important as a direct influence on post-grad success. This mini-book on the climate of job skills in higher education is the first step to getting informed about the discussion. Download the full

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Related Article: Who Gets to Graduate?

Related Article: Who Gets to Graduate? January 21st 2015, Written by Paul Tough Indigo loves this article because we can see how stratified higher education has become. We believe each student brings unique skills and experiences to the table and it is crucial for universities to recognize and teach to these. For as long as she could remember, Vanessa Brewer had her mind set on going to college. The image

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Related Article: Should Schools Teach Personally?

Related Article: Should Schools Teach Personally? January 14th 2015, Written by Anna North We love this article because it’s a balanced and powerful way to describe why Indigo is so important to schools and students.   Self-control, curiosity, “grit” — these qualities may seem more personal than academic, but at some schools, they’re now part of the regular curriculum. Some researchers say personality could be even more important than intelligence

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Parent Workshop at Peak to Peak High School

Personalizing School Culture Causes Radical Transformation March 14th 2015, Written by Sheri Smith Indigo is hosting a student/parent workshop at Peak to Peak High School this Tuesday night, December 2nd.  This workshop, will feature the following: In-depth analysis of the Indigo Report and how you can use it for college/career path decisions. Parent/Student Communication Tips and Practice Personalized analysis of your report Walk away with a specific action plan and

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