Exploring the Impact of Student-Centered Learning on Mathematics

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What happens when a networked improvement community focuses on student-centered math instruction and the struggle for equity as they try to become students of their students’ thinking? The High Tech High Graduate School of Education research team presented their findings from a field-leading 2-year study in which teachers engaged in to test, refine and spread… Read More ›

Lesson Study: Exploring the Impact of Student-Centered Learning on Mathematics

Lesson Study Webinar: Exploring the Impact of Student-Centered Learning on Mathematics. Register Now. October 13, 2020. 4 PM EST / 1 PM EST

As remote learning becomes part of our new reality due to COVID-19, it is critical that schools set up structures to address the challenges and inequities that occur with online education. Now, more than ever, we need systems that support collaborative inquiry so teachers can test and refine practices that center student thinking, support deeper learning and build students’… Read More ›

State Guidance for Building Resilient and Equitable Education Systems

This guidebook provides education stakeholders with important considerations for this calendar year and beyond.

This guidebook was created in response to COVID-19’s disruption to help guide education policymakers and stakeholders in taking action to create resilient and equitable education systems. This guidance provides education stakeholders with important considerations for this calendar year and beyond on how to advance personalized, competency-based systems that empower students to master rigorous learning pathways… Read More ›

Project Implicit

Project Implicit aims to educate the public about hidden biases and to provide a “virtual laboratory” for collecting data on the Internet.

Project Implicit is a collaboration between researchers interested in implicit social cognition – thoughts and feelings outside of conscious awareness and control. The goal of the organization is to educate the public about hidden biases and to provide a “virtual laboratory” for collecting data on the Internet. The cornerstone of their work is the Implicit… Read More ›

Resources for Understanding and Supporting #BlackLives Matter

These Black Lives Matter resources are curated by Dr. Tia C. Madkins from the College of Education at the University of TX at Austin.

This resource list curated by Dr. Tia C. Madkins from the College of Education at the University of TX at Austin offers a huge number of anti-racism resources. The resources are divided by categories that range from popular press articles and podcasts to culturally responsive education and resources for children. The author also provides extensive… Read More ›

Antiracism Resources for all Ages

This reading list, ranging from articles to children's books, offers a wide-range of resources focused on anti-racism.

This reading list compiled by Dr. Nicole A. Cooke from the School of Library and Information Science at the University of South Carolina, offers a wide-range of resources focused on anti-racism. They range from articles to children’s books on the topic. Any stakeholder will find great reads to further educate themselves. Source Organization: School of Library… Read More ›

Culturally Responsive Education Hub

Resources for teachers and leaders that capture the power of culturally responsive teaching and tools to become more culturally responsive.

Culturally Responsive Teaching focuses on providing quality education to all students, with curriculum and content reflective of their identities and school environments that are safe and supportive. The CRE Hub provides history, tools and resources to learn about and build the movement for culturally responsive education and ethnic studies. The site includes many resources for… Read More ›

Tools for Scaling Best Practices: Windows, Bridges and Roadmaps

Our last two articles (here and here) explored the scaling of Work-Study Practices (WSPs, a.k.a., deeper learning competencies) in New Hampshire, the growth of this education innovation in the state and the role of a statewide, nonprofit intermediary, the New Hampshire Learning Initiative (NHLI) as a scaling agent. In this article, we describe another driver… Read More ›

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

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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 in schools. It suggests several student-centered alternatives to increase student safety including restorative justice programs, positive behavioral interventions and supports… Read More ›

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 fields provides insight into four commonly discussed scientific findings about learning. They explore the importance of growth mindset, linking new… Read More ›

Learning in the Time of Corona: Fast Classes and Less Sleep

This article, written by a teacher at the Urban Assembly School for Math and Science for Young Women, an all-girls school serving grades 6 through 12 in downtown Brooklyn, N.Y., highlights student voices. The article features excerpts from interviews with students about their experiences with remote learning. The author hopes other educators can learn from… Read More ›