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

CTE in High School: Does It Improve Student Outcomes?

Shaun Dougherty, Dara Zeehandelaar

In this article, researchers Shaun Dougherty and Dara Zeehandelaar describe results from their study showing positive outcomes for students who… Read More »

Webinar

Students at the Center: Personalized Learning with Habits of Mind

Bena Kallick, Allison Zmuda

This archived webinar from the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) discusses the book Students at the Center: Personalized… 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 »

Case Study

Case Stories From One Middle School’s Efforts for Partnership

Frank LaBanca

This article is written by Students at the Center Distinguished Fellow Dr. Frank LaBanca, principal of Westside Middle School Academy Magnet,… Read More »

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 »

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