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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 »

blog | July 28, 2017 | by Sarah DelSanto

16 Tips to Put Your 1:1 Technology to Work

Read part one and two of this series. Portsmouth Middle School in Rhode Island is about to embark on year two of the implementation of… Read More »

blog | July 25, 2017 | by Sarah DelSanto

View from the Trenches of Implementing A Successful 1:1 Program

Read part one of this series. Technology integration coaches’ responsibilities depend on a district’s vision, access to technology and teacher comfort levels with… Read More »

blog | July 20, 2017 | by Sarah DelSanto

1:1 Implementation: Practical Tips & Insights from a Tech Integration Coach

People are usually surprised when they hear that I am the technology integration coach at Portsmouth Middle School in Portsmouth,… Read More »

blog | July 14, 2017 | by Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Supporting Student Self-Motivation In Online Credit Recovery Classrooms (Part 3 of 3)

Due to the self-directed nature of online learning in many credit recovery settings, fostering student motivation is essential. One teacher… Read More »

blog | July 10, 2017 | by Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Supporting Goal-Setting, Time Management, and Self-Regulation in Online Credit Recovery Classrooms (Part 2 of 3)

In addition to traditional study skills, online credit recovery classes require students to develop deeper proficiency in self-directed study skills.… Read More »

blog | July 7, 2017 | by Matt Drewette-Card, Director of Curriculum-Instruction-Assessment, AOS #94, ME

The Importance of Modeling Student-Centered Professional Learning

Creating student-centered learning environments is no easy task. Teachers often do not receive enough quality professional learning to provide them… Read More »

blog | July 3, 2017 | by Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Expanded Roles For Online Credit Recovery Teachers (Part 1 of 3)

As schools and districts have worked to develop online credit recovery programs, key aspects of program development have often fallen… Read More »

blog | June 28, 2017 | by Arthur Baraf, Keesa McKoy

A School Leader’s Student-Centered Resources for Next Gen Educators (Part 3 of 3)

This is the third and final installment of our “Student-Centered Resources for Next Gen Educators” series. Be sure to check… Read More »

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