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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 »

blog | February 6, 2017 | by Keesa McKoy

A Model For Student Voice

“When students are encouraged to think and learn outside the box, not only do they become more involved in their… Read More »

blog | January 27, 2017 | by Eve Goldberg

Ensuring Rhode Island Teachers and Students Thrive

We know from research that investing in the development of teacher leadership results in gains in student learning, increases in… Read More »

blog | January 27, 2017

Three Ways Student Voice Can Elevate Motivation and Engagement

If you spend enough time in middle school or high school classrooms, you know teachers work hard to keep students… Read More »

blog | January 23, 2017 | by Mary Bellavance

A Close-Up Look at How a Workshop Framework Can Enhance Personalized Learning

Originally posted on CompetencyWorks, January 19, 2017. When I started teaching first grade over twenty-five years ago, I quickly realized… Read More »

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