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.


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

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 »

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 »

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 »

Article/Blog

Internships Aren’t All About Careers

Tristen Gamboa

This blog post by Tristen Gamboa, a junior at High Tech High North County presents a student’s view of the internship… Read More »

Article/Blog

Ensuring ‘Anytime Anywhere’ Access in a High-Poverty District

Dan Gordon

This transcript of an interview with Deputy Superintendent of Educational Services for the Santa Ana Unified School District, David Haglund,… Read More »

Article/Blog

Why a School’s Master Schedule Is a Powerful Enabler of Change

Katrina Schwartz

This KQED MindShift blog article follows the school-wide improvement led by Principal Jerry Smith at Luella High School outside Atlanta,… Read More »

Tool

Digital Accessibility Toolkit

Alise Crossland, Tracy Gray, Jillian Reynolds, Devon Wellington & Athena Zhou

This toolkit was produced by the Center on Technology and Disability at American Institutes for Research (AIR), in partnership with… Read More »

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