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blog | April 28, 2017 | by Betheny Gross

Notes From the Field: Starting With the “Why” in Personalized Learning

This is the fifth installment in the Notes from the Field blog series, originally posted on April 12, 2017 by The… Read More »

blog | April 21, 2017 | by Twylah Greaves, Chiara Wegener

We Don’t Give Students Voices, They Have Voices

“We’re the ones in the classrooms, why not ask us?”— A common refrain, we at the Nellie Mae Education Foundation,… Read More »

blog | April 14, 2017 | by Arthur Baraf, Keesa McKoy

A School Leader’s Student-Centered Resources for Next Gen Educators (Part One)

What does an actual school leader use to inform their work as they implement student-centered practices, instruction, and professional development… Read More »

blog | April 7, 2017 | by Chiara Wegener

Empowering Advocates for Educational Transformation

This was originally posted by Nellie Mae Education Foundation on Medium on April 4, 2017 . Introducing the 2017 Nellie… Read More »

blog | March 22, 2017 | by Lynette Valentine, students at the Center HUb STAFF

Why Engaging Parents Matters: Maloney High School

Research suggests that when schools partner with and engage parents to understand and stay involved in their child’s learning experiences,… Read More »

blog | March 17, 2017 | by Keesa McKoy

SXSWedu Resource RoundUp

Last week, some of us from the Students at the Center team traveled to SXSWedu, an annual conference that draws… 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 »

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 »

blog | February 10, 2017 | by Angela Cooper

How Personalized Learning Starts with Less Teacher Talk, More Student Voice

This was originally posted on Edsurge on January 25, 2017 as part of the EdSurge Fifty States Project. Two of my students… Read More »

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