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blog | October 13, 2017 | by Karen Shakman

How to Engage with School Partners? Tips for Researchers from One Project in Maine

As education researchers, how do we remain responsive to the needs of our partners while maintaining our role as independent… Read More »

blog | October 6, 2017 | by EMILY THIELMANN

Gateway to Opportunity: Extending Learning into the Summer and into the Workplace

As the school year kicks into gear, it is often a time for reflecting back on summer. I can’t tell… Read More »

blog | September 26, 2017

Learner-Centered Culture Includes Educators, Too

Ask an adult who is not an educator to describe a classroom, and you might still hear something like this:… Read More »

blog | September 22, 2017

Comparing Good Jobs to Good Classrooms: Essential Elements for Supporting People to Learn, Persist, and Succeed

Originally posted on September 19 on Jobs for the Future Recently, I read an employer profile for the Kentucky-based materials… Read More »

blog | September 14, 2017 | by Kim Carter

Behavior Management Tools Might Not Be Best for Student-Centered Learning

This blog is the first in a series on the practical side of cultivating student ownership of learning, produced by… Read More »

blog | September 6, 2017

The 2017 Lawrence W. O’Toole Teacher Leadership Awards Winners

As high schoolers around New England return to class for another exciting year, the Nellie Mae Education Foundation is proud… Read More »

blog | September 1, 2017 | by Jennifer Fredricks

Do I Have a Voice? Student Ownership Drives Engagement Among Urban Youth

Student disengagement is a rampant problem in our schools. It can lead to lack of participation and effort, behavioral problems,… Read More »

blog | August 21, 2017 | by Students at the Center Hub Team

Helping English Language Learners Meet their Full Potential

The United States has always been, and continues to be, a nation of immigrants. These immigrants are not only raising… Read More »

blog | August 11, 2017 | by Eric Toshalis

The Student-Centered Learning Research Collaborative: Collaboration, not Isolation

I need to confess something: I never read educational research when I was a middle school teacher. My day-to-day focus… Read More »

blog | August 4, 2017 | by Arthur Baraf

Why School Leaders Must Support and Encourage Student Voice and Activism

Summer 2014. My students from The Met High School in Providence, RI, were getting ready for their sophomore year, enjoying… Read More »

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