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.


Tool

Guide to the Competency-based Learning Survey for Students

Sarah Ryan and Joshua D. Cox

This guide includes the ‘Competency-based Learning Survey for Students’ and additional instructions to support its implementation. The survey was designed… Read More »

Podcast

Can Administrators Lead Innovation Without Blended Learning Experience?

EdSurge

This podcast, part of the Edsurge on Air series, is an interview with Stepan Mekhitarian, the Blended Learning Coordinator for the Los… Read More »

Case Study, Multimedia

Bronx Arena High School Multimedia Monograph

Sydney Shaef and Antonia Rudenstine

This multimedia monograph features Bronx Arena High School, an innovative, competency-based school serving historically marginalized youth in New York City.… Read More »

Article/Blog

See How States Plan to Approach Equity

Alyson Klein

This article summarizes recommendations from the report “Leading For Equity: Opportunities for State Education Chiefs”, released by The Council of Chief… Read More »

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 »

Article/Blog

What is Unique About the Researcher’s Role in Measuring Blended Learning Success

Saro Mohammed

In this blog post, Saro Mohammed challenges researchers to go beyond simply gathering evidence. She argues that education researchers, especially… Read More »

Website

Education Reimagined Website

Education Reimagined

Education Reimagined is an initiative of The Convergence Center for Policy Resolution, a nonprofit focused on solving social challenges through… 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 »

Video

Flexible Pathways to Graduation: Six Vermont High School Students

Vermont Folklife Center

This video, created by UP for Learning as part of their Communicating School Redesign efforts (partnering with Ned),  features six Vermont high… Read More »

Report

Quality Counts 2017: Building on ESSA’s K-12 Foundation

Education Week

Every year Education Week creates a report which examines state-level efforts to improve public education and pulls together a large… Read More »

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