Thank you for being part of Education Reimagined’s Voyager readership — a community of learner-centered advocates who are learning, growing, and leading together. This will be the last Voyager of 2022, but we’ll be back in mid-January with new insights and stories from the learner-centered field. In the meantime, join us in reflecting on some of our top-read and most impactful articles from this year!
Onward, The Education Reimagined Team
Top Reads From 2022
1.Writing a New Narrative for a New Systemby Benjamin Freud, Ph.D. Our education system is not just one system — it is many, all nested within each other, driven by a set of priorities or values that form its very foundation. So, how do you transform something so complicated?
3.Five Ways to Connect Your Classroom to the Communityby Josh Ecker Josh Ecker and the Salisbury Township School District developed new strategies and practices for their learners after living into the belief that we can no longer look at schools and classrooms as isolated learning environments.
7.Unlearning to Reimagine the Purpose of Educationby Suchitha Balasubramaniam and Varsha Pillai Team members from Dream a Dream, a youth life-skills focused non-profit in India, share what they discovered when their organization went through its own process of unlearning, after more than 20 years of service.
9.On Communityby Emily Liebtag Education Reimagined’s Emily Liebtag reflects on what we can learn from Exhibitions of Learning that are intentionally creating community on multiple levels.
10. Building a Bright Learner-Centered Futureby Jal Mehta Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Jal Mehta, speaks passionately about stewardship, equity, and why we can’t simply move from point A to point B when it comes to education transformation.
11. Leading into the Future: Learner-Centered Ecosystems by Kelly Young Education Reimagined’s President Kelly Young explores what must be invented if we are to build a viable, learner-centered ecosystem, including funding mechanisms, credentialing, transportation, and more.
Earlier this year, we launched The Big Idea — a collection of stories and videos illustrating how community-based ecosystems of learning could enliven young people and the places in which they live, learn, and play. Set in a thriving learner-centered future, explore the impact ecosystems could have on young learners, their learning partners, families, and community members.