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

Helping Struggling Students Build a Growth Mindset

Dr. Donna Wilson, Marcus Conyers

This article, written by two veteran researchers of brain and education science, presents five strategies to help struggling students develop positive… Read More »

Podcast

EdSurge on Air

EdSurge

These podcasts by EdSurge are curated on topics related to education technology. The podcast episodes feature news updates, interviews, and… Read More »

Article/Blog

States Capacity a Nagging Issue as ESSA Gears Up

Daarel Burnette II

This article discusses whether state lawmakers are ready for implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The article raises… Read More »

Article/Blog

How Design Thinking Became a Buzzword at School

JESSICA LAHEY

This article discusses the lack of clarity around the concept of design thinking. Confusion around the topic is not surprising… Read More »

Tool

Designing New School Models: A Practical Guide

Springpoint

This school design guide, written by Springpoint, a group of school design experts, outlines a student-centered approach to designing innovative… Read More »

Article/Blog

Coding in the Classroom: Six Tips to Get Even Reluctant Teachers—and Students—Started

Alexandra Diracles, Katarina Pasinsky

This article shares actionable approaches to getting started with coding in the classroom. It identifies why coding is important on… Read More »

Tool

The EdSurge Guide to Becoming a Future Ready Leader

EdSurge

This guide from EdSurge is designed to help superintendents and district leaders plan for and implement personalized learning. It is… Read More »

Article/Blog

Will Blended Learning Fulfill its Disruptive Potential?

Thomas Arnett

In this opinion piece, Thomas Arenett explores blended learning and the concept of disruptive innovation, a theory of change and… Read More »

Article/Blog

If You Do Any of These Four Activities in Your Classroom, You’re Already Personalizing Learning

Todd Flory

In this article, a fourth-grade teacher discusses four teaching strategies that can personalize learning experiences for elementary students: passion projects,… Read More »

Article/Blog

What Should I Buy for My New Makerspace? A Five-Step Framework for Making the Right Purchases

Laura Fleming

In this article, Laura Flemming, teacher and media specialist, discusses how to order equipment and materials for a makerspace in… Read More »

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