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blog | January 25, 2013 | by Alison Hramiec, Director of Instruction, BDEA

Who is in charge here? BDEA reflection on student ownership

It has been a busy year at Boston Day and Evening Academy (BDEA), and much of our focus has been… Read More »


Students at the Center Newsletter – December 2012

Without an emphasis on personalization, motivation, and student voice, “NextGen” education reforms won’t be any more successful than their predecessors.… Read More »


Assessing their own work: Students as active participants

This video explores self-assessment with commentary from teachers and students from Massabesic Middle School, Waterboro, Maine. “For so many years, students… Read More »


Students at the Center Newsletter – November 2012

  Too often in education, we talk about what is best for students without actually speaking with the students themselves.… Read More »

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Aligning Competencies to Rigorous Standards for Off-track Youth: A Case Study of Boston Day and Evening Academy

For over 17 years, Boston Day and Evening Academy has served a population of young people often left behind: those… Read More »

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UDL Studio by CAST

Create dynamic, Universal Design for Learning supported learning environments with the UDL Studio, developed by the Center for Applied Special… Read More »

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A Mathematics Identity and Mathematics Outside School

Jobs for the Future

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


Students at the Center Newsletter – October 2012

Discussions of student-centered learning strategies continue to permeate education conversations – and for good reason. To prepare our future as… Read More »


The Eyes Have It: Potent Visuals Promote Academic Richness

This Edutopia article discusses Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS). VTS grew out of the research of cognitive psychologist Abigail Housen. After… Read More »


Studies Link Students’ Boredom to Stress

Education Week featured a fascinating piece on student motivation in their “Focus On” section. New Studies show that any stress… Read More »

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