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blog | October 5, 2018 | by Arthur Baraf

‘Principal’ed Teaching and Innovative Student-Centered Practices

This was originally posted on the Center for Collaborative Education on May 4, 2017. Adrian Robbins and Elijah Wright, 10th-graders at… Read More »

blog | September 28, 2018 | by Wendi Pillars

Valuing Our English Language Learners by Learning to Listen

When I lived overseas, I remember wishing desperately that people would understand that I was intelligent. I wanted to become… Read More »

blog | September 21, 2018 | by STUDENTS AT THE CENTER HUB TEAM

Learn Next: A Toolbox for Educators to Transform Practice

Every student deserves access to powerful learning experiences — experiences that help them develop agency, grow their skills and expand their curiosities.… Read More »

blog | September 7, 2018 | by Student-Centered Learning Research Collaborative

Coming Soon: New Findings from the Student-Centered Learning Research Collaborative

Leaders in education rarely have the bandwidth to comb through technical studies in order to apply research findings in their… Read More »

blog | August 31, 2018 | by Edmicelly Xavier

How Turning to My Students Made Me a Better Teacher

I was frustrated. My students weren’t completing their homework, and I’d run out of ideas for motivating them. I didn’t… Read More »

blog | August 24, 2018 | by Nick Mosher

Want To Get To Know Your Students? Try Learner Profiles

Each year, I am approached by students with the same concern: They don’t feel that their teachers understand who they… Read More »

blog | August 17, 2018 | by Reza Clifton

Let Student Voices Ring—In and Out of School

Imagine building a bonfire in a local park—legally, of course. You start throwing in file folders filled with papers, and… Read More »

blog | July 27, 2018 | by Elizabeth Boucher

Allowing Students to Design Assessment Tools

As an educator, one would think that the point of every assessment would be clear to students. But if you… Read More »

blog | July 20, 2018 | by Monica Bulger and Patrick Davison

The Promises, Challenges, and Futures of Media Literacy

The Promises, Challenges, and Futures of Media Literacy addresses the “fake news” problem by evaluating the successes and failures of… Read More »

blog | July 13, 2018 | by Amy Gringas

Creating a Student Centered Choir Classroom

It happens at every concert.  I mentally recite all of the cues and gestures that I need to remember.  The… Read More »

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