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.


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Next Gen Tools: Hiring for Mindset

Next Generation Learning Challenges

Hiring for Mindset describes a strategy used by Da Vinci Schools, a Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) breakthrough model school, to hire teachers… Read More »

Brief

The Student-Centered Learning Fact Sheet Series

Rhode Island KIDS COUNT

These four Student-Centered Learning Fact Sheets discuss RI state policies that support and/or limit the spread of student-centered learning practices, highlight… Read More »

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Communications Planning for Innovation in Education

Education Elements and The Learning Accelerator

This guide was designed to help districts build support for personalized learning through the development of a communications plan to… Read More »

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Engaging Students in Work that Matters

The Teaching Channel

This video, a part of the Deeper Learning video series, features instructors and students from High Tech Middle and High Tech… Read More »

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Leading for Equity: Opportunities for State Education Chiefs

Council of Chief State School Officers

This report from The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and The Aspen Education & Society Program outlines concrete… Read More »

Article/Blog, Infographic

Mom, Can You Pleeeease Record Me?

Peter DeWitt

This opinion blog by Lisa Westman, an instructional coach specializing in differentiation for Skokie School District 73.5 in suburban Chicago, discusses ways to… Read More »

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How to Create Higher Performing, Happier Classrooms in 7 Moves: A Playbook for Teachers

Heather Staker

This guide, written by Heather Staker, Adjunct Fellow at the Christensen Institute, draws on findings from a pilot study of 7… Read More »

Article/Blog, Video

Personalized Learning in Practice: How a Risk-Taker Tailored Learning in Her District

Michelle Molnar

This in-depth article, from EdWeek’s Leaders to Learn from series, features Patricia Deklotz, superintendent of the Kettle Moraine School District in Wales,… Read More »

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An Overview of Personalized Learning for Schools, Families & Communities

Bruce Friend, Susan Patrick, Carri Schneider, and Tom Vander Ark

This report provides an overview of student-centered learning for families and community members, using parent-friendly language, short explanations, and many… Read More »

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Student Voice in Practice: Burlington High School Help Desk

Burlington High School Help Desk

The Burlington High School (BHS) Help Desk is the heart of the school’s Student Technology Innovation and Integration course. The… Read More »

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