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How to Create Higher Performing, Happier Classrooms in 7 Moves: A Playbook for Teachers

Heather Staker

This guide, written by Heather Staker, Adjunct Fellow at the Christensen Institute, draws on findings from a pilot study of 7… Read More »


How to Address Executive Function Skills in the Classroom—and Why You Should

Malinda Mikesell

This article, written from a teacher’s perspective, explores the idea that increasing student achievement may lie in teachers awareness of… Read More »


If You’re Serious About Designing Edtech Solutions, Start with the Learners

Maya Sussman

This article, written from the perspective of a Learning, Design, and Technology graduate student, details a five-step human-centered design process for classroom… Read More »

blog | February 24, 2017 | by Helen Beattie, Martha Rich

Making Students Partners Rather Than Pawns in the Change Process

What if we had a window into the thoughts and beliefs of students experiencing the transition to a student-centered model? … Read More »

blog | February 23, 2017

What Learning to Code Means for Students

“Coding is the new literacy. To thrive in tomorrow’s society, young people must learn to design, create and express themselves… Read More »


Black History Month Resources for the Classroom

PBS NewsHour Extra

This compilation brings together 20 lesson plans and resources created by PBS NewsHour Extra to help teachers quickly find high-quality… Read More »


An Overview of Personalized Learning for Schools, Families & Communities

Bruce Friend, Susan Patrick, Carri Schneider, and Tom Vander Ark

This report provides an overview of student-centered learning for families and community members, using parent-friendly language, short explanations, and many… Read More »


Educating the Whole Child in a World of Silos

In this webinar, Ian Fogarty, Chemistry and Physics Teacher at Riverview High School, will highlight how Riverview High School (RHS) became a… Read More »

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Student Voice in Practice: Burlington High School Help Desk

Burlington High School Help Desk

The Burlington High School (BHS) Help Desk is the heart of the school’s Student Technology Innovation and Integration course. The… Read More »

blog | February 17, 2017 | by Eric Toshalis

Research Collaborative: Where the Journey Goes from Here

In my previous post, I wrote about the Student-Centered Learning Research Collaborative and its goal to break down silos so… Read More »

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