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How Do We Teach Kids to Assess Themselves?


This article discusses the importance of student self assessment to build student agency over learning and help both teacher and… Read More »


Developing “Assessment Capable” Learners

Nancy Frey, Douglas Fisher and John Hattie

This article in the Measuring What Matters issue of ASCD’s Educational Leadership magazine looks at the importance of including students… Read More »


Using Sketchnotes and Doodles in ELA Lessons

Megan Kelly

In this blog, a veteran ELA teacher shares ideas for incorporating art into ELA lessons to improve learning. She describes… Read More »


Bringing Student Choice to Assessment in Science Classes

John Dorroh

An experienced science teacher describes how he uses alternative assessments in this article. He explains the system he developed to… Read More »


The State Education Agency’s Role in Supporting Equitable Student-Centered Learning


This guide was designed to help state education agencies empower local districts to create student-centered learning environments. State agencies have… Read More »

blog | January 3, 2020 | by Geoff Zimmerman

Exploring the Impact of Personalized Learning on Student Outcomes

  We believe in the power of personalized, competency-based learning because we want each and every student to learn and be challenged… Read More »


National Action Civics Collaborative

National Action Civics Collaborative

The National Action Civics Collaborative (NACC) brings together a group of diverse education and youth serving organizations committed to advancing… Read More »

blog | December 20, 2019

The Blogs You Loved from 2019

Throughout 2019, educators and researchers from across the country have shared blogs about their goals, passions, challenges and triumphs working… Read More »


Civics Education and Student-Driven Civic Action

Karen Lee

In this article a Washington DC government teacher shares her experience using action civics in her classroom. Action civics empowers… Read More »

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Amplifying Student Voice

Amplifying Student Voice

This website was designed to introduce educators to action civics. Action civics projects empower youth to become agents of change… Read More »

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