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

The ‘Minecraft Effect’? Educators Hope to Move Students From VR Consumption to Creation

Jeffrey R. Young

This short article shares ideas about where the future of augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) might be heading. Using his observations… Read More »

Report

Unconscious Bias in the Classroom: Evidence and Opportunities

Google for Education

This report looks at the contribution of unconscious bias (UB) to the troubling achievement gap for women and minority students,… Read More »

Article/Blog, Newsletter, Tool

S’Cool Tools

EdSurge

Each week, EdSurge features 2-3 of the latest education technology tools developed for schools and learning. Many of the tools… Read More »

Tool

Next Gen Tools: Hiring for Mindset

Next Generation Learning Challenges

Hiring for Mindset describes a strategy used by Da Vinci Schools, a Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) breakthrough model school, to hire teachers… Read More »

Brief

The Student-Centered Learning Fact Sheet Series

Rhode Island KIDS COUNT

These four Student-Centered Learning Fact Sheets discuss RI state policies that support and/or limit the spread of student-centered learning practices, highlight… Read More »

Tool

Communications Planning for Innovation in Education

Education Elements and The Learning Accelerator

This guide was designed to help districts build support for personalized learning through the development of a communications plan to… Read More »

Report

Leading for Equity: Opportunities for State Education Chiefs

Council of Chief State School Officers

This report from The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and The Aspen Education & Society Program outlines concrete… Read More »

Article/Blog, Video

Deeper Learning—for Teachers

Andrew Miller

This article discusses project-based learning for teacher professional development. It details the PD project conducted by teachers and coaching teams at… Read More »

Article/Blog

7 Tips for Planning a Makerspace

Leila Meyer

This article offers seven practical tips for creating a makerspace using examples from experts who share insights on planning and execution.… Read More »

Article/Blog

18 Tips for Making Blended Learning More Student-Centered

Tom Vander Ark

This article shares 18 tips from leading schools and providers who have added student-centered strategies, such as boosting student agency… Read More »

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