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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ESSA and Personalized Learning: State by State

KnowledgeWorks

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) provides states with significant flexibility to advance personalized learning and improve equitable outcomes for… Read More »

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Community Learning Walks

Meriden Public Schools

This short 2-minute video documents a community learning walk at a high school in Meriden, CT that is implementing many… 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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Women’s History Month Lessons, Activities, Background Reading, and More

NEA

The National Education Association (NEA) has assembled a list of lessons and other resources for grades 9-12 to celebrate March… Read More »

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Maker Ed

Maker Ed

The mission of Maker Ed is to provide educators and institutions with the training, resources, and community of support they… 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

How to Address Executive Function Skills in the Classroom—and Why You Should

Malinda Mikesell

This article, written from a teacher’s perspective, explores the idea that increasing student achievement may lie in teachers awareness of… Read More »

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If You’re Serious About Designing Edtech Solutions, Start with the Learners

Maya Sussman

This article, written from the perspective of a Learning, Design, and Technology graduate student, details a five-step human-centered design process for classroom… Read More »

Article/Blog, Video

Deeper Learning—for Teachers

Andrew Miller

This article discusses project-based learning for teacher professional development. It details the PD project conducted by teachers and coaching teams at… Read More »

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7 Tips for Planning a Makerspace

Leila Meyer

This article offers seven practical tips for creating a makerspace using examples from experts who share insights on planning and execution.… Read More »

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