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blog | September 25, 2015

C-Town Summer Bridge Program: A Professor’s Perspective

Jaime Mahoney, an associate professor at Bunker Hill Community College, shares her involvement as an instructor for the C-Town Tech… Read More »

blog | September 25, 2015 | by Carol Dweck

Carol Dweck Revisits the “Growth Mindset”

Originally posted on Education Week on September 22, 2015 For many years, I secretly worked on my research. I say… Read More »

blog | September 18, 2015

New Blog Series: Students at the Center Everyday

The Students at the Center Hub curates and documents the best student-centered practices online and off to provide the field… Read More »

blog | September 8, 2015

Voting begins today! 2015 Lawrence W. O’Toole Leadership Award

The Nellie Mae Education Foundation is pleased to announce the nominees for the Foundation’s 2015 Lawrence W. O’Toole Leadership Award.… Read More »

blog | August 19, 2015 | by Rebecca Wolfe and Sarah Hatton

Launching a 100-Year-Old ‘Fad’: Educator Competencies for Personalized, Learner-centered Teaching, Part 1

As part of a two-post series, this article overviews a recent gathering of national, state and local leaders from nine… Read More »

blog | August 14, 2015 | by Rafael Heller

Equitable Access to Deeper Learning: A Focus on Students With Disabilities

This article highlights a recent report commissioned by Jobs for the Future (authored by Sharon Vaughn, director of the Meadows Center… Read More »

blog | July 30, 2015 | by Nick Chiles

Q&A with Rebecca Wolfe, personalized learning’s biggest advocate

What would schools look like if they were designed around the needs of students? That’s the question that drives the… Read More »

blog | June 16, 2015 | by Jenna Gravel

Experiencing “Curricular Opportunities in the Digital Age”

In “Curricular Opportunities in the Digital Age,” a paper for the Students at the Center project, David Rose and I… Read More »

blog | March 5, 2015 | by Nancy Hoffman

Let’s Get Real: Deeper Learning at Work

While policymakers often use the phrase “college and career readiness” to describe the goals of K-12 education, the truth is… Read More »

blog | December 5, 2014 | by Stephanie Krauss

Competency Education Can Address Readiness Gaps – But Not Alone

­My youngest brother’s senior year of high school—in a public school in New Jersey—was also my first year running a… Read More »

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