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.


Webinar

Research Collaborative Seminar: Encouraging and Sustaining Competency-Based Learning Environments

The January installment of the Research Collaborative Seminar series features Paul Leather, New Hampshire Deputy Commissioner of Education, Research Collaborative… Read More »

Video

What’s the Deal with Proficiency Based Learning?

UP for Learning

This whiteboard presentation gives an excellent overview of proficiency-based learning for students, narrated by students. It outlines key reasons students… Read More »

Summary

Defining Student-Centered Learning

Meriden Public Schools

This two-page overview of student-centered learning was developed by Meriden Public Schools based on the Nellie Mae Education Foundation’s, Putting… 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

The Role of Performance Monitoring in Competency-Based Education

Jason Ellingson

This blog post is the seventh in a blog series by Getting Smart on strategies to encourage students to reflect on… Read More »

Article/Blog

Five Things You Need to Know About New Hampshire’s Completion-Based Funding Model

Joy Cho, Larry Miller

This article describes five key findings from a Center for Innovation in Education report on a New Hampshire completion-based funding… Read More »

Podcast

XQ Expert Series: Technology and Learning for an Interconnected World

XQ America

This video podcast series, created by XQ America, a national movement to rethink high school, and hosted by Michelle Cahill,… Read More »

Podcast, Research Report Collaborative

The Student-Centered Learning Podcast

Arthur Eduardo Baraf

Created by Students at the Center Distinguished Fellow Arthur Eduardo Baraf, this podcast explores the many facets of student-centered learning. In… Read More »

Video

Competency Education and Personalized Learning

KnowledgeWorks

This short video produced by KnowledgeWorks provides an introduction to the concepts and need for competency-based learning. The video discusses… Read More »

Article/Blog

3 Tips For Introducing Competency-Based Learning Into K-12

Mary Jo Madda

This article shares three ways, based on feedback and interviews from teachers and researchers of competency-based learning (CBL), to introduce competency-based learning… Read More »

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