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blog | April 20, 2018 | by Eve Goldberg

Supporting Teacher Leadership in Rhode Island

When I was a 2nd grade teacher at Joseph A. Hardin Elementary School in New Orleans, I had the privilege… Read More »

blog | April 13, 2018 | by Eric Toshalis

On Perseverance in the Classroom

This post originally appeared at Students at the Center: Teaching and Learning in the Era of the Common Core.  Have… Read More »

blog | April 6, 2018 | by Nancy Hoffman

10 Equity Questions to Ask about Career and Technical Education

Career and technical education (CTE) has become the “next best thing” in high school reform. Lately, it’s been on the… Read More »

blog | March 30, 2018 | by Jonathan Vander Els

Highlighting Deeper Learning Competencies in New Hampshire

This blog was originally posted by CompetencyWorks on March 12, 2018. It is hard to argue the importance that being… Read More »

blog | March 23, 2018 | by Stephanie Malia Krauss

How Closing My Competency-based School Led to Learning What Works

This article was originally posted in Youth Today on March 15, 2018 I closed the doors to Missouri’s first competency-based… Read More »

blog | March 16, 2018 | by STUDENTS AT THE CENTER HUB TEAM

Lawrence O’Toole Award Winner 2016: Sunny Pai of Diploma Plus – Charlestown HS

This post, originally published on June 3, 2016, provides an overview of the wonderful work Sunny Pai does everyday as… Read More »

blog | March 9, 2018 | by The Students at the Center Hub

Student-Centered Learning with Kasie Giallombardo

2017 Lawrence W. O’Toole Award winner Kasie Giallombardo is a social studies teacher at Nokomis Regional High School in Maine. A… Read More »

blog | March 2, 2018 | by Mamadou Ndiaye

Why Seeking Purpose Matters for Opportunity Youth

This piece, originally posted in September 2016, remains relevant to the conversation about  non-IQ competencies such as self-regulation and “grit”.… Read More »

blog | February 23, 2018 | by Lexi Barrett

Building a High-Quality System of Assessments to Advance Deeper Learning

Originally posted on February 1, 2018 as a Learning Deeply Blog for Edweek Are today’s students terribly over-tested, as many… Read More »

blog | February 16, 2018 | by Stephanie Malia Krauss

Student-centered Learning Reflects Science of Learning for All Youth

Originally posted in Youth Today My 6-year-old is obsessed with baseball stadiums. All summer his attention was captured by stadium… Read More »

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