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

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

The Role of Performance Monitoring in Competency-Based Education

Jason Ellingson

This blog post is the seventh in a blog series by Getting Smart on strategies to encourage students to reflect on… Read More »

Article/Blog

5 Things You Need to Know About New Hampshire’s Completion-Based Funding Model

Joy Cho and Larry Miller

This article describes five key findings from a report on a New Hampshire completion-based funding (CBF) school finance model, completed by… Read More »

Podcast

XQ Expert Series: Technology and Learning for an Interconnected World

XQ America

This video podcast series, created by XQ America, a national movement to rethink high school, and hosted by Michelle Cahill… Read More »

Podcast

The Student-Centered Learning Podcast

Created by Students at the Center Distinguished Fellow Arthur Eduardo Baraf, this podcast explores the many facets of student-centered learning. In… Read More »

Video

Competency Education and Personalized Learning

KnowledgeWorks

This short video produced by KnowledgeWorks provides an introduction to the concepts and need for competency-based learning. The video discusses… Read More »

Multimedia, Video

“A Mathematics Identity and Mathematics Outside School”

JFF interviewed Dr. Rochelle Gutiérrez, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign professor, at the 2012 Students at the Center Symposium in Boston,… Read More »

Article/Blog

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 forty… Read More »

Article/Blog

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 »

Report

Reaching the Tipping Point: Insights on Advancing Competency Education in New England

Chris Sturgis

This paper explores K-12 competency-based education policy and practice across six New England states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode… Read More »

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