Yellow Hats Spotlight May 2019

Yellow Hats Spotlight May 2019

Transcend’s Yellow Hats League continues to grow with innovators who inform, design, and spread innovative learning environments. This month, we are pleased to spotlight Ruben and Vanessa.

New open roles at Transcend

New open roles at Transcend

Transcend is hiring for a few key roles, including: Our First Ever Director of Finance + Operations, focused on financial analysis, modeling, and reporting and HR operations; Research & Knowledge Development Associate focused on identifying research and practice-based examples and creating actionable resources that can influence school design; and Two Ops roles…

Beta testing a mastery-based transcript

Beta testing a mastery-based transcript

What if a learning community values (and measures) not only academics but also social and emotional factors like purpose, transferable skills like creativity, and global competencies like social capital? How can they display progress in ways colleges and employers relate?

Building Student Agency with a "Nudge"

Building Student Agency with a "Nudge"

The Intrinsic team, together with Transcend, have been engaging in rapid research cycles to study and improve the C day model. To test “leverage resources to meet their academic goals,” Intrinsic leaders Sugandhi Chugani and Harpreet Gill developed a website where students can choose their academic blocks each week. When they found that many students were not choosing blocks aligned to their most pressing academic needs, they decided to develop a “nudge” feature.

Yellow Hats Spotlight April 2019

Yellow Hats Spotlight April 2019

Transcend’s Yellow Hats League continues to grow with innovators who inform, design, and spread innovative learning environments. This month, we are pleased to spotlight Marcos and Brittney.

What we're reading, writing, and watching April 2019

What we're reading, writing, and watching April 2019

Whether it’s how to overcome a barrier or how and when to build something new, we’re always keen to learn—and share—ways we can accelerate innovation and equity in the core design of school.

NEW RELEASE—Designing for Learning

NEW RELEASE—Designing for Learning

We are thrilled to share two new resources intended to help school designers apply the science of how young people learn and develop.

12 iNacol Sessions You Won't Want to Miss!

12 iNacol Sessions You Won't Want to Miss!

We are thrilled that multiple Transcend team members and Yellow Hats will facilitate sessions and workshops at this year’s iNACOL Symposium held on October 21-24, 2018, at the Nashville Music City Center in Nashville, TN.

SXSWEdu 2019: Vote for Yellow Hats!

SXSWEdu 2019: Vote for Yellow Hats!

We are thrilled that a number of Yellow Hats are proposing multiple SXSW EDU sessions about accelerating innovation in the core design of school. We invite you to take a look at the great options below and VOTE!

Introducing the Graduate Aims Database

Introducing the Graduate Aims Database

Whether you are designing a completely new learning model or updating your approach as part of ongoing efforts to learn and improve, identifying the outcomes that learners will achieve as a result of their time with you, deliberately designing toward those outcomes, and assessing your progress along the way are critical steps. We created the Graduate Aims Database to help!

Four Must See Sessions at SXSWEdu 2018

Four Must See Sessions at SXSWEdu 2018

We are fired up that a number of Yellow Hats are presenting exciting SXSW EDU sessions about accelerating innovation in the core design of school. If you're attending SXSW EDU this March 2018, check out these MUST SEE sessions.