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, Case Study

Student-Focused Learning in Springdale, Arkansas

James Rickabaugh

This four-part blog series from CompetencyWorks, explores the exemplary student-centered work in the Springdale School District, in Arkansas. The articles explore… Read More »


Culturally-Responsive Teaching Resources

Center for Collaborative Education

This resource features two tools from the Center for Collaborative Education (CCE) which focus on culturally-responsive teaching practices. Both tools… Read More »


Rethinking Use of Space and Time for Next Generation Schools

Catherine Lange, Nicole Falcone

This article shares key tips and examples from Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) and 2Revolutions Reimagining Space, Time and Staffing toolkit which… Read More »


Student Voices from Revere High School

Imaj Associates

These three videos feature students from Revere High School in Massachusetts. Each student discusses the impact a student-centered learning environment… Read More »


Projects Vs Project Based Learning: What is the Difference?

Gavin Hayes

This blog, written by a Australian high school teacher and Ph.D. candidate in authentic assessment, features practical insight into the differences between… Read More »

Article/Blog, Multimedia

Innovative Engagement Strategies for ELA and Humanities

John Hardison

This resource pulls together the work of John Hardison, an interactive facilitator of learning and blended learning specialist at East Hall… Read More »


Blended Learning and Expanded Learning Time at Morton Middle School

The National Center on Time & Learning

This video, features interviews with students, teachers, and administrators from Morton Middle School in Fall River, MA discussing blended learning and an extended learning day. The video… Read More »


Socratic Seminars: Building a Culture of Student-Led Discussion


This resource focuses on increasing student-led discussions in the classroom, using the Socratic seminar style. Student-led discussions can be a… Read More »


What We Talk About When We Talk About Student Voice

Tevye Kelman

This episode of the UP for Learning podcast features Vermont students discussing the importance of personalized learning and partnering with… Read More »


Student Agency: Creating An Integrated and Authentic K-12 Approach

Kate Bean

This article explores authentic student agency, using California’s Aveson Charter Schools, where the author is founder, to show it in action.… Read More »

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