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Student Ownership through Transparency

Amy Alvarez and Brian Connor

This powerpoint presentation provides an example of how educations at Boston Day and Evening Academy are using an assessment system.… Read More »


The Motivation Equation: Designing Motivation into Student-Centered Learning

Kathleen Cushman

The Motivation Equation: Designing Lessons that Set Kids’ Minds on Fire takes that work another big step. Using a lively… Read More »


TIPS For Administrators, Teachers, and Families: How to Share Data Effectively

Harvard Family Research Project

This document provides strategies for how school leaders & teachers can use data to inform and support student-centered approaches to… Read More »

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The Rise of K-12 Blended Learning: Profiles of Emerging Models

Heather Staker contributions from Eric Chan, Matthew Clayton, Alex Hernandez, Micheal B. Horn, and Katherine Mackey

This report provides an overview of emerging blended and online learning models and includes profiles of forty K-12 schools using… Read More »


The Learning Edge: Supporting Student Success in a Competency-Based Learning Environment

Laura Shubilla and Chris Sturgis

he Learning Edge: Supporting Student Success in a Competency-Based Learning Environment delves into one of the element of the definition… Read More »


Promoting Grit, Tenacity, and Perseverance: Critical Factors for Success in the 21st Century

Nicole Shechtman, Angela H. DeBarger, Carolyn Dornsife, Soren Rosier, and Louise Yarnall

This paper addresses non-cognitive skills necessary to thrive int the 21st century. According to the authors, these non-cognitive skills are… Read More »


Education Technology Implementation Practice Guide

K. Ruedel, T. Gray & J. Zorfass

This guide offers a road map for district- and school-wide education technology implementation for leadership teams. It draws on research-based implementation… Read More »

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Spotlight: The Changing State of Assessments

Education Week

This article addresses how formative assessments support teaching and learning as well as how testing is changing in the common-core… Read More »


Three Levels of Text Protocol

Adapted by Leslie F. Hergert

The purpose of this protocol is to support text-based discussion. This tool creates an environment that deepens understanding of a… Read More »


The Courage to Confront Equity Issues in Competency Education

Chris Sturgis

This article discusses the importance of maintaining conversations about equity as the field moves towards more learner-centered models. It makes compelling arguments for… Read More »

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