Bringing the Four Principles Together

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High Schools Create Career Connections

Carolyn Crist

This article explores a modern approach to career and technical education. Using school examples from all over the country, the… Read More »




This is a resource for educators interested in integrating issues of social and economic justice into their math classes and curriculum.… Read More »


The Promise of Personalized Learning in Rural America

Jennifer Schiess, Carolyn Chuong

This paper explores the application of personalized learning in rural schools, discusses and proposes solutions to the practical and policy… Read More »


Can Personalized Learning Work in Rural America?

Carolyn Chuong

In this article, the author asserts that personalized learning can help resolve some of the unique challenges that rural schools and… Read More »


Goodbye, Long Nights of Lesson Planning: The Secrets to Successful Virtual Co-Teaching

Justin Taylor, Zach Seagle

In this article two teachers from different states discuss how they are co-teaching virtually. After meeting at a summer professional… Read More »


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 »


8 Tech Tips for Differentiating in an Inclusion Classroom

Stephanie Shaw

In this article, an educator who has worked for ten years with students with disabilities shares eight tips for differentiating in… Read More »


Personalized Learning: How Kids are Getting into College by Mastering Their Skills

Brian Stack

In this article, Brian Stack, a Principal from New Hampshire, explores parents’ fears that because colleges do not understand competency… Read More »


Catalyzing Mastery-Based Learning: NYC’s Mastery Collaborative

Chris Sturgis

This article describes the Mastery Collaborative created by the New York City Department of Education. The Collaborative consists of 40 schools,… Read More »


What Happens to Maine Students Who Don’t Meet Proficiency Standards?

Robbie Feinberg

This article explores possible impacts of the new Maine state laws that require proficiency-based diplomas for graduation. It discusses the… Read More »

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