Student Success
Why Schools Need to Change
Why Schools Need to Change

Today’s learners face an uncertain present and a rapidly changing future that demand far different skills and knowledge than were needed in the 20th century. We also know so much more about enabling deep, powerful learning than we ever did before. Our collective future depends on how well young people prepare for the challenges and opportunities of 21st-century life.

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A different kind of Executive Summary. This report uses selected images from the MyWays Student Success Series to share key insights about the major trends and concepts impacting young people today; the broader, deeper competencies they need to succeed; and the learning design and assessment design approaches necessary to develop those competencies. (October 2017, 7.5MB) 

The MyWays Student Success Series examines the through-line of four essential questions for next generation learning and provides research and practice-based support to help school designers and educators to answer these questions. The series consists of 12 reports organized into three parts, plus a Visual Summary and Introduction and Overview. For more on MyWays, visit

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