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

Socratic Seminars: Building a Culture of Student-Led Discussion

MARY DAVENPORT

This resource focuses on increasing student-led discussions in the classroom, using the Socratic seminar style. Student-led discussions can be a… Read More »

Podcast

What We Talk About When We Talk About Student Voice

Tevye Kelman

This episode of the UP for Learning podcast features Vermont students discussing the importance of personalized learning and partnering with… Read More »

Tool

A Guidebook for Success: Strategies for Implementing Personalized Learning in Rural Schools

Future Ready Schools

This guidebook highlights how leaders in rural districts can use the research-based framework and free planning resources developed by Future… Read More »

Article/Blog

Student Agency: Creating An Integrated and Authentic K-12 Approach

Kate Bean

This article explores authentic student agency, using California’s Aveson Charter Schools, where the author is founder, to show it in action.… Read More »

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 »

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