Resources

Bringing the Four Principles Together

Welcome to the Resources page! Here, you will find high-quality educational materials that have been selected by the Students at the Center team.

Learn more about our vetting process here. Our curation process is ongoing so let us know what we should include.


Article/Blog, Infographic

Growing Into The Framework: A District’s CBE Implementation Strategy

Cris Sturgis

This article shares five phases of implementation of competency-based education, using the Mesa County Valley School District 51‘s (D51) first year of implementation… Read More »

Tool

Examining Cultural Relevance

LeeAndra Khan

This one page tool provides a set of questions to determine the cultural relevance of a given unit, learning task,… Read More »

Tool, Website

Models of Excellence

EL Education

Models of Excellence is an open resource featuring exemplary pre-K to 12th-grade student work. The collection is curated by EL… Read More »

Brief

Equity Snapshot: The Intersection of Mastery & Culturally Responsive Education

NYC Department of Education

This working brief looks at the intersection between culturally responsive education (CRE) and competency education. It was developed by the Mastery… Read More »

Brief

Student-Led Conferences

Share Your Learning

This two-page overview of student-led conferences was created by Share Your Learning, an organization dedicated to helping teachers create opportunities… Read More »

Article/Blog

The ‘Minecraft Effect’? Educators Hope to Move Students From VR Consumption to Creation

Jeffrey R. Young

This short article shares ideas about where the future of augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) might be heading. Using his observations… Read More »

Tool

Next Gen Tools: Personalized Learning Plans and Learner Profiles

Next Generation Learning Challenges

This innovation brief describes the use of Learner Profiles and Personalized Learning Plans (PLPs) at three schools and outlines the… Read More »

Tool

Proficiency-Based Learning Simplified

Great Schools Partnership

This toolkit provides support for schools looking to transition to a proficiency-based system. It focuses on the development of efficient… Read More »

Case Study, Report

Personalized Learning in New York

Education Elements

This report looks at early results from Education Element’s work in NY state, since 2013, to design, implement, and support… Read More »

Tool

Materiales en Español/ Spanish Language Resources

Great Schools Partnership

The Great Schools Partnership, a nonprofit school-support organization working to redesign public education, has developed a toolkit for school and… Read More »

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