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Three Ways to Scale Student-Centered Reforms in Your System

Since 2014, New Hampshire educators can meet academic accountability requirements through a statewide Performance Assessment for Competency-based Education (PACE) system. Aimed at capturing a more authentic assessment of content knowledge, educators have developed and scored …

Published: June 12, 2020

Topics: 21st Century Skills, Alternative Assessments, Competency Education

Story as Salve: The Impact of Sharing Lived Experience in Youth Voice Work

Photo Credit: Celia Herrera / URBN Brands I am so tired of being confused. All those years of knowledge, and still I lose. Is it C or B? Should I choose A or D? I second guess myself; …

Published: May 26, 2020

Topics: Equity and Diverse Learners, Student Voice, Student-Centered Learning

Not a Normal Convening but What’s Normal Anyway?

The Student-Centered Learning Research Collaborative hosted its bi-annual grantee convening May 7-8. Our original plans were to meet in Philadelphia and visit with student activists and educators, but like so many of us are doing …

Published: May 13, 2020

Topics: Educational Research, Equity and Diverse Learners, Leadership

Ensuring Student-Centered Opportunities for All Students

I trust it is the hope of every principal that the educational debt Ladson-Billings refers to is resolved at the end of each academic year and that all students have achieved equitable learning outcomes. But …

Published: April 23, 2020

Topics: Community, Culture and Leadership, Engagement

What We Know about Successful Instruction in a Digital Environment

Earlier this week, I read this post on Facebook, and it got me thinking… Attention Parents: As we move closer to embarking on what is being called “remote teaching,” I am asking my Facebook friends to refrain …

Published: April 10, 2020

Topics: Curriculum & Instruction, Education Technology, Educators

Teacher Resources While Social Distancing

Empowering student-centered learning in new ways Never have my two worlds collided in such a big way. I have worked in education research for the last 20 years and spent the last several curating the Students …

Published: March 27, 2020

Topics: Anytime Anywhere, Authentic Learning, Community

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Resources

Why There's A Push To Get Police Out Of Schools

This article and accompanying podcast from MindShift explores the rationale for decreasing police in schools. This has long been a goal of the black lives matter. This article explains the call for decreasing police presence …

Published: June 29, 2020

Topics: District Leaders, Educators, Equal Education

The Sciences of Teaching

In this Educational Leadership article, the authors discuss how the fields of neuroscience and psychology come together to shed light on what is known about teaching and learning. They look at ways knowledge from both …

Published: June 29, 2020

Topics: Brain Research, District Leaders, Educational Research

Planning for Success in the Fall Starts with Personalization

In this article, the author makes a strong case for the need for personalization to address the wide range of student needs next year. He asserts that the great concerns around equity that have been …

Published: June 29, 2020

Topics: District Leaders, Educators, Personalization

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